Our  Team

 

We don't just ' do ' safety, we believe in practical - sensible approaches to getting the job done safely.

All of our staff are trained in all of the competencies we deliver.

All of our trainers are ERT, ESO, Paramedic's or
Fire & Rescue Service.

We are focussed on keeping it simple, keeping it safe.

Proudly stocking some of the newest, most technically advanced inventories of both training and operational equipment available.

We understand there are constant advances in safety and practicality - and we are constantly talking to manufacturers to make sure we're playing with the most up to date gear available.

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" I can honestly say that I have never gone into any business purely to make money. If that is the sole motive then I believe you are better off not doing it. A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts."

— Richard Branson

 

Staff
CEO - Manager
Christopher Bedwell


With a background in Emergency Services


( Fire and Rescue - DFES, since 2001 ) and as a current member of the ERT as an ESO in a large hydrocarbon processing facility in the northwest of Western Australia and in Emergency Response Teams on various sites around WA in the past.


Chris's previous role, prior to starting Safety Heights & Rescue was as a trainer for a large training company based out of the east coast in the Perth office.

Over the course of his career, Chris has experienced a range of both white and blue-collar occupations.


( Born of necessity after the first GFC ).


These opportunities have given him a fantastic and unique ability to not only deal with the guys on the ground - but also the ability to communicate with management.

 

Chris currently holds the following

 

  • Diploma of Training and Assessment

  • Diploma of Course design and development

  • Diploma of Business Management

  • Diploma of WHS

  • Diploma of OHS

  • Diploma of Hospitality Management

  • Cert 4 Training and Assessment

  • Cert 4 OHS & WHS

  • Cert 4 Healthcare ( Prehospital )

  • Cert 3 Mines Rescue

  • Cert 3 Public Safety ( Firefighting )


Not to mention a lengthy background in emergency response and is looking to complete the Diploma of Paramedical science in 2022 ( When the coronavirus pandemic subsides ).

With 14 years of Volunteer Fire and Rescue experience, 10 years of experience as a Bushfire Fighter in addition to currently serving as an active member of the SES which has led to him working on-site to maintain his professional development and skill set in fire and rescue.

Chris has both a VFRS 10 year medal and a National 15-year medal for his services to the community of Western Australia.
He is also due to recieve a Bushfire 10-year service medal.

He has had the privilege to have worked for organisations such as BIS, TYCO / Wormald, CSI/PIHA and CSBP, chevron, sets, LRI and parabellum.

 

Email: chris@rescue-training.com.au

Administration

Gemma is our accounts and administration manager, she looks after our bookings and issuance of qualifications.

She comes to us with a wealth of experience in customer service - accounts and has experience managing construction and commercial renovation projects, she is also a qualified AIN and wants to take this to a nursing degree in the future.
Gemma also has SCBA, Confined Space, Gas Testing, Working at Heights and Confined Space Rescue, with Pain Management and Oxygen training.

Gemma's found her passion for event safety ( working with us at the Perth Royal Show and other large festival events ) and enjoy's the dynamic and interesting world that is event safety, with a common-sense approach to everything she does - she has taken to this line of work very naturally.

You'll find her on-site with us, practising what we preach.

In her spare time, she is also an assistant sonographer - and love's the medical field and helping people.

Email: admin@rescue-training.com.au
Phone: 08 9437 9108

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Our Training Centre

 

Our training centre is a dedicated facility that includes dedicated airconditioned / heated classroom with comfortable seating, new desks and has a bright and lively feel to it.
We picked everything we hated about classrooms and made sure we didnt make the same mistakes.

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If you're looking for our facility, you'll find us in between the lunchbar on the corner of Rockingham Road and Hope Valley Road in Naval Base.
We are directly next to Enzed, and you need to enter through the carpark that services the lunchbar.
( Just look for the giant sign out the front with the person swinging off the rope - as below)