Our Trainers & Assessors

Get to know our Trainers and Assessors. They’re who you’ll be learning from throughout your course and in your clinical workshops. And you’re in good hands! They have decades of experience as paramedics or industry medics.

Our Trainers and Assessors

Dr Simon Sawyer, PhD

Dr Simon Sawyer, PhD

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002206028
Director of Education
  • Simon has a Bachelor’s of Paramedicine (with Honour), a PhD in Paramedicine, a Bachelor’s of Psychology and Management/Marketing, and a Certificate in Health Professions Education.
  • Registered Paramedic with 10+ years as an Advanced Life Support Paramedic in Victoria
  • 7 years working as a University Lecturer teaching the Bachelor of Paramedicine programs
  • One of the first Paramedics in the world to earn his PhD in Paramedicine, focusing on paramedic response to family violence. Presenting his research and providing training across the world.
  • A proud cat owner
Alexandra Griffiths

Alexandra Griffiths

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002251562
NSW Regional Training Lead
  • Studied Nursing, Paramedicine and Medicine in her home country
  • Completed a Bachelor of Paramedicine at Charles Sturt University (Bathurst)
  • Industry experience as an Intensive Care Paramedic with NSW Ambulance for 20 years and a Health Educator with CPA Training Alliance (RTO) for 10 years
  • Alexandra has identical twin teenage boys and loves taking the family skiing
Jens Hojby

Jens Hojby

Dip. Paramedical Science
Trainer & Assessor
  • 7 years industry experience as a Trainer & Assessor (Medical).
  • Completed a Diploma in Paramedical Science, Diploma of Leadership & Management & Diploma of Work Health Safety.
  • Event Medic – marathons and sport events.
Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell

Dip. Paramedical Science
Trainer and Assessor
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science.
  • Active volunteer for surf lifesaving QLD since 2018.
  • Completed several clinical placements for event medical companies (Marathons, Sport events, GC schoolies) and 90 hours EMT experience at Billabong gold mine site.
  • Fluent in Auslan.
Gary Halford

Gary Halford

RPL & WHS Officer, Trainer and Assessor
  • 15 years working as Tech Officer in Anatomy & Pathology at UQ & Griffith Uni & worked for RPL Help Pty Ltd for 4 years.
  • Diploma of Management, Certificate IV WHS, Certificate IV TAE, Certificate III Mortuary Science.
  • Enjoys surfing, the beach, golf, camping and following the NRL.
Nathan Seidel

Nathan Seidel

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002466973
Trainer & Assessor
  • Predominately worked in Western Australia in gold and iron ore mining sites (surface and underground) for 5 years.
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science, Certificate III in Mines Emergency Response and Rescue, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Life Support, Drug and Alcohol Testing Qualification and completing a Bachelor of Paramedic Science at University of Tasmania
  • AHPRA Paramedic Registration with future aspirations to continue studying paramedicine and critical care
Mick Jones

Mick Jones

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002286500
Trainer & Assessor
  • Gained extensive experience as an Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP), clinical instructor, Rescue Paramedic and an Operations and Training Coordinator.
  • Professional and vocational qualifications in paramedicine, industrial health and OHS, mines rescue, security, policing and vocational education.
  • Retired detective in the Police force.
Dylan Fabre

Dylan Fabre

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002255342
Trainer & Assessor
  • Bachelor’s degree in paramedicine
  • Registered paramedic and Community Educator with Queensland Ambulance Service
  • Emergency service volunteer with Red Cross
  • Enjoys Surfing, hiking, and travelling
Paul Munro

Paul Munro

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002594786
Trainer & Assessor
  • 8 years’ experience as an EMT, Mentor and Trainer with St John WA working 2-3 shifts a week.
  • 15 years’ experience as a Volunteer Firefighter.
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science.
  • Background in Finance and HR/Training, running book-keeping business in spare time.
Ronnie Stevens

Ronnie Stevens

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002606450
Trainer & Assessor
  • Over 20 years experience in pre-hospital care mostly in the construction industry.
  • Established own company FAST First Aid Solutions and Training early 2019.
Stacey Glen

Stacey Glen

Dip. Paramedical Science
Trainer & Assessor
  •  Ambulance Officer and Event Medic in South Australia.
  • Certificate IV in Health Care, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and a Diploma of Paramedical Science.
  • Currently completing the Bachelor of Paramedical Science, finishing my degree in 2022.
  • I love chocolate, studying and dogs!
Tasman Ward

Tasman Ward

Registered Paramedic: PAR0002320814
Trainer and Assessor
Sarah Robertson

Sarah Robertson

Dip. Paramedical Science
Clinical Resource Support
  • 12 years Veterinary Nursing background, decided to swap to humans.
  • Diploma of Paramedical Science and Certificate IV TAE.
  • Loves to teach students at APC Workshops.
Viktoria Radeva

Viktoria Radeva

Workshops and Logistics Officer
  • Studied a Bachelor of Business and Event Management at Southern Cross Uni.
  • Passionate dancer who loves mountain biking, camping, cooking and bushwalking adventures.
  • Born in Bulgaria, raised in Austria and moved to Australia in 2017.