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Real Response Staff and Instructors

There are several components that make Real Response stand out from the competition. Our simulation based first aid training methods are an obvious feature that is transforming first aid training methods in Australia. Another reason for our success is the determination to bridge the gap between basic knowledge assimilation and genuine first aid response capability. Underlying all our success and achievements however, are Real Response’s greatest resource of all; our highly trained, expert, and committed Real Response staff and instructors.

Students of any subject will agree that even the most interesting and exciting subject matter can become as dry as a dog biscuit when knowledge is imparted by an unenthusiastic tutor and delivered in monotone mumbles. On the other hand, boring material can be made interesting if the teacher is animated and enthusiastic. So, you can imagine the effect of life-changing first aid and CPR skills taught by industry experts using enhanced simulation training techniques. Our course participants become enlivened, engaged and excited to share their training journey, and confident to put practice into reality should they ever face a genuine emergency.

Instructor qualifications, experience and background

At Real Response, we believe in developing the maximum potential of course participants. Our success isn’t by chance, and we hand pick our staff according to their high attainments, intelligence, experience, personality and ability to impart knowledge that stands the test of time. Our instructors are humble as well as capable, so without naming names (check out our profiles page), here is a small sample of the expertise on your side when learning first aid skills delivered by the experts at Real Response.

  • Advanced Life Support Paramedic and Underwater Medic
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Combat Paramedic
  • Fireman
  • Clinical Instructor and Personal Trainer
  • Community First Aid Response
  • Senior Medical Advisor
  • Paediatric Nurse
  • Teacher and Instructor
  • Lecturer and Ambulance Paramedic
  • First Aid Instructor

What skills are learnt in first aid courses?

As you can imagine from the above list, our courses provide a comprehensive approach to first aid training. Real Response instructors are multi-skilled individuals who appreciate the increased emergency response capability of teamwork. That’s one reason we apply enhanced simulation training techniques in our courses. With simulation training, formerly only used in military, paramedic, police and medical training, our students are absorbed into realistic life-and-death situations requiring a timely emergency response.

Our style is catching on, with Real Response simulation training spreading from Melbourne to Sydney, and employers couldn’t be happier. At last, they have genuinely trained first aiders on standby, ready to act at a moment’s notice to save lives. Even introductory course attainments at Real Response can make a huge difference in emergency response, while also developing character and confidence in our course participants. For example, Provide First Aid (HLTAID003), one of our foundational courses, imparts knowledge and skills that include:

  • Provide CPR to an adult, child and infant
  • Airway management and artificial respiration
  • Automatic External Defibrillation (AED)
  • Respiratory emergencies including anaphylaxis
  • Management of bleeding plus bandaging
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Strokes, diabetes and seizures

There are a lot of skills learnt in only 1 or 2 days of training, providing an indication of just how easy the techniques are to learn when knowledge is imparted by Real Response staff and instructors. With Real Response, the attainments remain fresh until time for renewal of qualifications, providing a consistently high level of emergency response.

Course Locations

Real Response, established only recently in 2014, now reaches far and wide to serve the people of Melbourne and Sydney. Our local head offices are Real Response central, within convenient reach for everyone.
Melbourne Head Office: 105 Wellington St, St Kilda VIC 3182
Sydney Head Office: 135-153 New South Head Road, Edgecliff, NSW, 2027

Our instructors also travel to every corner of Melbourne and Sydney to deliver first aid simulation training at work, school and community locations for a tailored approach that gets terrific results and an enthusiastic response.

Our new public courses open to individuals and groups are also a big hit. Courses are held at our purpose designed facility in Melbourne, and in the Eastern and Western Suburbs of Sydney:
School of Arts Building: 138 Bondi Road, Bondi NSW 2026
Lake Parramatta Reserve: Illawong Drive, North Parramatta