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Our mission – “TO PREPARE PEOPLE FOR THE REALITIES OF EMERGENCY SITUATIONS”

Real Response fulfils this mission by fundamentally shifting the way critical information is taught and to capture the attention of our participants through realistic, immersive simulations.

Founded by a Paramedic and an educator who have witnessed how high quality simulation based education can make a dramatic difference in student outcomes and lead to improvements of real world outcomes. The Real Response team believe passionately that one cannot compromise on saving lives which is why all our training incorporates immersive simulation based learning delivered by professional emergency response personnel.  

Real Response offers a scope of training including first aid, fire, security, tactical Medicine / tactical first aid, emergency drills, crisis consultancy and virtual Reality training / development.

The team is always pushing the boundaries of what is possible and work in line with evidence based research to ensure the most up-to-date procedures and techniques are incorporated. The teams strong network of medical professionals, expert security advisors, firefighters and consultants ensure clients are receiving training from the very best and most importantly from those who live and breath the field they are teaching.

Real Response is driven by working with exceptional clients who see a real need for equipping people with the skills to make informed decisions in high-stress situations. The team is passionate and motivated to shift from mundane and disconnected content to realistic and relevant experiences to fulfil the mission of ‘Preparing People for the Realities of Emergency Situations’.

Our Story:

The story of Real Response starts in 2009 Ben Krynski founded a boutique first aid training company called Phoenix First Aid from his parents garage. A year later Co-founder Motti Blum joined the team. For about 4 years, Ben and Motti ran sporadic traditional first aid courses for businesses and other organisations around Melbourne while they both focused on other goals.

During this time, Ben and Motti played around with simulation and how to incorporate it into traditional first aid courses This lead to receiving some seed funding and the creation of Real First Aid in October 2014.  

This funding allowed Ben and Motti to focus more time on the company and meet the acute need for engaging, interactive and realistic first aid training in Australia. Real First Aid delivered realistic simulation based training for over to 10,000  students. Each course incorporated role playing, props, fake wounds, flashing lights, sirens, smoke, odours and an answering service designed to simulate 000 calls.

By mid 2017 It was clear that the demand for simulation and reality based learning existed far beyond first aid and the journey begun to expand into a range of other disciplines.  

2018 has seen to further evolution to Real Response, A company dedicated not only to first aid but to a range of emergency response services including security, fire, and disaster relief and incorporating virtual reality (VR) as key component of how we deliver training.