Tony Coffey

Co-Founder - First Aid Specialist
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Mr. Tony Coffey is a first aid specialist working in Sydney, Australia. He is in charge of first-aid expertise for inner-city, coastal areas, and 2 major hospitals in Sydney.

He has been directly involved in first aid and coastal rescue and training in first aid and rescue since 1991 as a professional rescue specialist for the past 10 years and he is also a volunteer. lifeguard over the past 20 years. During this time, he conducted training programs, assessments and worked in executive positions at Sydney Surf Lifesaving Sydney and New South Wales Lifesaving Academy.

Mr. Tony has been providing professional first aid training since 1998 as well as designing and opening first aid training courses tailored to the unique practical needs of each industry and environment. work as well as different cultural and linguistic groups since 2003.

Tony is a highly regarded first aid trainer and has been invited as a speaker for many Australian training institutions. He helps learners to deeply memorize first aid operations with an interesting teaching style and practical experience gained from many years of performing their own first aid and rescue work. He is also the author of many books and first aid training textbooks that are popular in Australia and New Zealand.

Since 2014, Mr. Tony Coffey and Ms. Trang Jena Nguyen jointly established the Survival Skills Vietnam project under the Center for Public Health Research and Support (CCHS) with the goal of reducing the currently preventable death rate. very high in Vietnam through First Aid education. Since 2018, the Survival Skills Vietnam project has been transformed into a SSVN Survival Skills Social Enterprise with Mr. Tony Coffey acting as a technical consultant.

  • Education

    • 2007 – 2010: Certificate of Medical Science, Emergency
    • 2015: Level IV Certificate, Training and Examination
    • 2001: Level IV Certificate, Examination and Workplace Training
    • Currently: Diploma in Vocational Education and Training & Diploma in Design and Development Training

  • Professional experience

    • 2007 – present: Emergency, New South Wales, Medical
    • 2003 – present: Emergency care training for survivors – Founder and principal
    • 2004 – present: Australian Lifesaving Academy – Training Instructor
    • 2005 – present: Healthcorp P / L – Training Facilitator / Training Consultant
    • 1997 – 2004: Sutherland Shire Council – Lifeguard and Lifeguard Coach
    • 2001 – 2004: College of Engineering and Higher Education – Lecturer (part-time)
    • 1994 – 1997: Coffey Investments P/L – Company Director
    • 1983-1994: Dunn Air Conditioning – Product Manager

  • Volunteer activities

    • 1994 – present: Surf Lifesaving, Sydney – Evaluator and trainer support
    • 2000 – 2007: Surfing Lifesaving – Sydney Education Supervisor
    • 2003 – 2005: Surf Lifesaving, Sydney – Deputy Director of Lifesaving
    • 1988 – 1994: Royal Lifesaving Victoria – First Aid Trainer


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