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About Us

Welcome to First Class HR Solutions, where innovation intersects with excellence in Human Resources. As a leading provider of cutting edge HR solutions, we are dedicated to reshaping conventional practices and empowering organisations of all scales. Our distinctiveness lies in our dedication to state-of-the-art technology, values centred around people, and strategic guidance.

From talent acquisition to performance management, we excel in every aspect of HR services. Established in January 2020, we offer top-tier solutions in HR, recruitment, performance management, safety, learning, business consulting, and candidate services. Dive into our array of services, and let's commence an enriching HR journey together.


About Andrew Gatley

Andrew Gatley

Meet Andrew Gatley, the Founder and Director of First Class HR Solutions. With a diverse background ranging from large international corporations to small family-run operations, Andrew brings a wealth of experience to the table. 

No task is too small or large for us to handle—we are dedicated to ensuring the best experience for your business, fostering growth!

Andrew Gatley, a specialist Learning and Development Manager and HR Generalist with over 10 years of experience, has contributed to numerous large organizations. Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders in both Government and Private Sectors, he passionately aligns strategies to meet business objectives. Andrew extends his expertise to charitable and not-for-profit sectors, with involvement in multiple award-winning projects.

Throughout his career, Andrew has been both an in-house professional and a specialist contractor for renowned companies, including Cater Care Group, Compass Group, Optus, Allphones Group, Petstock/Petspiration Group, San Churro, Australian Venue Company, Regal Automotive Holdings Group, Big W, Kmart, and the NSW Department of Education & Training.

Specialising in Food and Beverage, Hospitality, Events Management, Retail, and Aged Care (Catering), Andrew focuses on Food Safety Management Systems and business turnarounds through his consulting services. He upholds best practices through continuous development and professional membership with the Institute of Managers and Leaders.

Andrew's portfolio includes award-winning projects acknowledged by Learn X, Australian Hotels Association, and AITD. He has designed specialized programs in Leadership & Management, Hospitality, Retail, Diversity & Inclusion, and Human Resources.

As a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders and a Professional Member of the AHRI, Andrew's commitment to excellence extends to his service on the NSW Divisional Council for the Australian Institute of Training and Development in 2017-18.

Our Memberships

The director of First Class HR Solutions holds professional memberships to the following organisations and/or professional bodies;

  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) - MAHRI

  • Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia & New Zealand (IML) - FIML

  • Institute of Community Directors Australia - MICDA

  • Australian eLearning Association

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Our Mission

At First Class HR Solutions, our mission is to revolutionise the HR solutions industry and redefine how businesses approach human resources. We challenge outdated norms, aiming to break the mold and introduce innovative, forward-thinking HR solutions that empower organisations and individuals to excel.


Guided by core principles, we;

  1. Challenge the Status Quo: We reject "business as usual" in HR solutions, constantly seeking innovative approaches that push boundaries and unlock the full potential of businesses.

  2. Embrace Technology: In the digital era, we harness the power of the latest HR technologies to streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and improve decision-making.

  3. People-Centric Approach: We prioritise the well-being, development, and engagement of employees, fostering inclusive and diverse work environments that attract, retain, and nurture top talent.

  4. Tailored Solutions: Recognising the uniqueness of each business, we provide customised HR solutions that address specific needs, culture, and goals through collaboration and co-creation.

  5. Uncompromising Excellence: Committed to delivering unparalleled excellence, our team of HR experts brings deep industry knowledge, expertise, and a passion for positive change.

  6. Partner for Success: Viewing clients as long-term partners, we build trust, foster open communication, and establish lasting relationships, becoming trusted advisors and strategic partners in driving business success.


Together with our clients, we're reshaping the HR solutions industry and influencing the future of work. Join us in challenging conventions, embracing innovation, and creating a world where HR catalyses growth, transformation, and unparalleled success.

Our Values

Our core values are the guiding force behind our work, reflecting our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, and meaningful impact.

Client Centered: Our clients are the heart of everything we do. We listen attentively, understand unique needs, and collaborate closely to deliver tailored HR solutions. We build long-term partnerships based on trust, transparency, and shared commitment to client success.

Innovation: We embrace innovation as the key to unlocking new possibilities in HR. Fostering a culture of innovation, we explore emerging trends, technologies, and best practices, bringing fresh perspectives, creative solutions, and transformative ideas to our clients.

Integrity: Upholding the highest standards of integrity, we are transparent, honest, and accountable. Our commitment to integrity includes maintaining confidentiality, respecting privacy, and safeguarding sensitive information, forming the foundation of trusted relationships.

Empowerment: We believe in empowering individuals and organisations to reach their full potential. Our inclusive and supportive environment values diversity, respect, and collaboration, promoting employee engagement, growth, and well-being.

Continuous Learning: Passionate about ongoing learning, we stay at the forefront of industry trends, regulations, and best practices. This commitment ensures we deliver innovative solutions and remain trusted advisors in the ever-evolving field of HR.

Excellence: Committed to delivering excellence, we strive for outstanding quality, attention to detail, and measurable results. Our team of HR experts brings deep industry knowledge and experience, dedicated to achieving exceptional outcomes for our clients.

These values define our identity, shaping our decisions and actions each day. Committed to living up to these principles, we aim to make a difference in the HR landscape, empowering organisations to thrive and succeed.

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