MEET OUR TRAINERS

Australian Paramedical College (APC) employs clinical trainers and assessors who provide teaching and support for students studying for a pre-hospital emergency health care career. Our Trainers and Assessors are dedicated to our students learning journey and are there to help and guide students through their course. Let’s me them: 

RONNIE STEVENS

Trainer & Assessor Manager

Ronnie is a paramedical trainer and assessor at the Australian Paramedical College. As a valuable member of the team, Ronnie grades online assessments, facilitates Clinical Workshops (all over Australia) and provides additional support to our students over the phone and email. 

Ronnie has been working in the pre-hospital setting for 20+ years, predominately in emergency first aid on construction sites. She loves to get hands-on with the students because they learn so much online, with the Clinical Workshops providing students the opportunity to solidify their knowledge by using the same equipment paramedics use every day.

JENS HOJBY

Trainer & Assessor

Jens Hojby is a trainer and assessor at Australian Paramedical College. Jens started with APC in 2018. His role is to assist and assess students through the clinical workshop practical exercises and the Cert III, Cert IV, and the Diploma theory component. 

Prior to APC, Jens worked in surf and sea rescue services, particularly in helicopter rescue. He was a trainer and assessor with the National Sea Rescue Institute in South Africa. Once he emigrated to Australia, Jens was a trainer and assessor in ACT for about five years before relocating to the Gold Coast, Queensland, to begin working at APC.

SARAH ROBERTSON

Trainee Trainer & Assessor

Sarah is a Trainer and Assessor at Australian Paramedical College. Sarah teaches and guides students during their Clinical Workshops, she supports students in their online studies via email and phone, and she also hosts a live Trainer Chat each week for our students. 

Prior to completing the Diploma of Paramedical Science, Sarah was a qualified vet nurse. She loves the Clinical Workshops because students come in at the beginning of the week quite shy, timid and nervous. Throughout the week they grow and learn, and then they come out at the end of the week more confident in their abilities.

KASEY NAYLOR

Trainee Trainer & Assessor

Kasey Naylor is a trainer and assessor at Australian Paramedical College. As a part of the training team here at APC, she provides practical training for our students who attend the practical workshops and provides assessment support via email and phone. 

Kasey has extensive experience as a CPR and First Aid Trainer and loves imparting her life-saving knowledge to our paramedical students. She believes that clinical workshops are important because they allow students to apply their theoretical knowledge in practical environments, stating, “Many of our students tell us attending the workshops has been the best week of their life so far!”

NAOMI NAYLOR

Trainee Trainer & Assessor

Naomi Campbell is a trainer at Australian Paramedical College and is also fluent in AUSLAN. Our students can learn some basic sign language from Naomi related to paramedicine, which will help them when treating people who are hard of hearing. 

Naomi has completed her Diploma of Paramedical Science and completed her clinical placement as an Emergency Services Officer (ESO) at Billabong Gold Mines. This is where she undertook emergency rescue training. She is also an active member of Surf Life Saving Queensland, where she patrols beaches and provides life-saving assistance to those in need. 

 

GARY HALFORD

RPL Admin Officer & Work Health & Safety Officer

Gary Halford wears a few hats and plays a few different roles for our students. Gary is our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) officer, which means he assesses students’ prior qualifications to determine if they are eligible for subject credits. He is also our WHS officer.

Gary takes our staff and students through their safety induction on day 1 of their workshops. He also has extensive experience working as a technical officer in Anatomy and Pathology and prior work in mortuaries. Due to Gary’s work experience, he takes our students through a hearts and lungs exercise where they inspect and dissect pig hearts and lungs.

PAUL MUNRO

Trainer & Assessor

Paul Munro has 8 years’ experience as an EMT, Mentor and Trainer with St John WA. While working as a Trainer and Assessor for APC, he still works with St Johns WA 2-3 shifts a week.

Paul has completed a Diploma of Paramedical Science and uses his medical knowledge during his EMT work and 15 years’ as a Volunteer Firefighter. 

LISA MUTSAERTS

Trainee Trainer

Lisa Mutsaerts moved from Victoria to the Gold Coast in 2021 to become a trainee trainer at Australian Paramedical College.

Lisa graduated from APC after studying the Diploma of Paramedical Science. Her passion for helping others and her knowledge in the health care industry has made her a fantastic new team member and trainer.

MICK JONES

Online Assessor

Mick Jones has gained extensive experience and knowledge while working as an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP), clinical instructor, Rescue Paramedic and an Operations and Training Coordinator.

He has professional and vocational qualifications in paramedicine, industrial health and OHS, mines rescue, security, policing and vocational education. With prior experience as a now-retired detective in the Police Force.

DYLAN FABRE

Online Assessor

Dylan Fabre is a qualified and registered paramedic and Community Educator with Queensland Ambulance Service. 

He completed his Bachelor’s degree in paramedicine while also volunteering with the Red Cross, which he continues to do today.

BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION

It is easy- only 4 simple steps

1. Complete the application study form

2. Your application will be reviewed by a selection panel

3. If successful, a formal offer will be made to study at the college

4. You accept and confirm enrolment

THEN YOU CAN START STUDYING