Matt Nelson
Trainer and Assessor
About Me

Matt has travelled the world in his numerous roles in Operational Management, Aquatic Management and Training and Assessment within the Aquatic and Theme Park industry for over 25 years.

 

Matt has commissioned, operated and trained teams in internationally acclaimed aquatic theme parks here in Australia, China and the United Arab Emirates.

Matt brings with him practical skills learnt over the years and used in the workplace to ensure guest safety is the number one priority.

 

As part of the Southern Education team, Matt’s knowledge, experience and passion for the industry ensures that participants in his course collectively improve the aquatic industry, receive an environment of motivation, relevant knowledge and education.

 

 

Jason Somerville-Kimlin
Trainer and Assessor
About Me

With over three decades experience in the aquatics industry, Jason is able to draw on that wealth of knowledge and practical experience while delivering sessions to participants. 

 

Jason has been both a pool lifeguard and beach lifeguard over his journey and has dived into the work health and safety aspect of the industry as an industry expert and consultant who is highly sought after. 

 

It is great that Jason is a part of the Southern Education team as his knowledge, experience and passion for the industry ensures that participants in his course receive industry relevant and leading hands-on training.