Rick joined the TriEx team in2017 with a wealth of knowledge. Prior to coming onboard he spent 16 years with New Zealand Red Cross. His experience has included teaching First Aid courses from basic first aid, Pre Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC) to advanced resuscitation. He also was involved with training and certifying instructors as well as development of their courses. During this time Rick also spent 13 years internationally delivering the "Train the Trainer" and "First Aid in Situations of Violence" courses among various other duties. Rick is New Zealand Resuscitation Council Core Advanced certified and he has been a qualified New Zealand resuscitation council first aid instructor since 2002. Rick brings with him over 40 years' experience responding to emergencies as a firefighter, both here in New Zealand and overseas. Rick loves to bring humour into his classroom as he feels we learn so much better while having fun.
When not working Rick still volunteers in his local Fire Brigade and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.