Certified Resilience First Aid Instructor

Thomas Pulleine

Industry Focus:

Security industry, Emergency services, Peer support, Defence industries


Located Newcastle, delivers courses Australia wide.

Instructor Bio

Tommy started his career in the military serving in the Australian Army as an Infantry soldier, spending 17 years in Service deploying to Timor Leste, Solomon Islands, and Iraq. During this time, he relied on a resilient mindset to not only survive but thrive in his roles.


Since leaving Defence Tommy has run a security company, worked in veteran mental health and veteran homelessness. Tommy has had a passion for veteran mental health issues and have run a variety program to support veterans including Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Resilience First Aid (RFA), peer support and mentor programs.


Tommy is passionate about bringing best practice preventive mental health training to individuals and organisations, Tommy aims to bring a lived experience fun and interactive course to our community.

What will you learn?

Learn how to proactively build mental wellness in people you care about

Learn how to support others through six resilience domains

Learn language to talk proactively about mental health

Learn how to respond when someone is struggling

Learn a strength-based model to become a source of hope

Learn how to connect meaningfully to support those around you

Resilience First Aid

Course Outcome

On completion of the course, you will:

Don’t wait until the people around you are struggling.

Take on the challenge now to build mental health proactively. This is how we can make a long term impact.

- Jurie Rossouw

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