Philip Keam


  • Philip has a broad range of experiences gathered from 30 years of involvement in a range of industries with a focus on delivering and assessing vocational education and training.
  • Philip has worked in a variety of roles including as a:
    • Lifeguard
    • Instructor and Examiner of Lifesaving and First Aid
    • Swimming Centre Manager for the Launceston City Council
    • Instructor in public safety for the Tasmanian Fire Service
    • Manager of Training and Development
    • State Manager for Life and Rescue International who provided training, product and maintenance for industries involved in high risk work.
  • Philip has also gained knowledge, skills and attributes needed to support the technical maintenance and up keep of a variety of life and rescue products including gas detection, roof safety systems, and the inspection of personal fall protection components.
  • Philip enjoys finding logical solutions for workplace issues, he respects people’s previous experiences and values their input, and he understands the economical pressures and the flexibility needed in running businesses.
  • You will find Philip to be open, honest, and personable to deal with whether you are considering training, product purchases or re-certification of equipment.
  • Philip holds a diverse set of certificates including:
    • Certificate IV, Occupational Health and Safety
    • Certificate IV, Training and Assessment
    • Certificate III, Mine Emergency Response and Rescue
    • Certificate III, Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations) partial completion
    • Royal Life Saving Society Diploma, Life Saving and Resuscitation
    • Advanced first aid
    • An extensive suite of nationally recognised units of competence in a variety of rescue disciplines including confined space rescue and vertical rescue

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