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Testimonials

Customer satisfaction is an important goal in everything we do at Devereux-Blum Training & Development. The following comments represent feedback from evaluations, emails and general correspondence from our clients:

  • The CIMS Training really worked for the incident reponse last week.  People knew their roles and the templates developed in conjunction with Devereux-Blum Training ensured that the response flowed smoothly.  VR -December 2016 CIMS Training (Verbal feedback).
  • Great presenters, worked well together, encouraging, knowledgeable, presentable. CM -November 2016 CIMS 2-day Training
  • I couldn’t fault it [the CIMS training]. I really thought it was great.  Your experience in this field is very evident.  The content was great.  Really enjoyed the teaching style, approach, refreshment to learning ratio. The scenarios were so good, great to see our progress.  HV -November 2016 CIMS 2-day Training.
  • A CEO who participated in a recent CIMS Exercise Training commented that he was pleased with the high level of participation from the New Zealand Fire Service due to our Director/Trainer Paul’s efforts. November 2016 CIMS Exercise
  • Generally all information provided was extremely concise and allowed for excellent participation. GD -November 2016 CIMS 4
  • Great trainers.  Sharyn is lovely and helpful. MS – November 2016 CIMS 4
  • The trainers were engaging and responsive.  The skills and knowledge I acquired included: understanding the roles within the Incident Management Team; time management skills in an emergency scenario; information gathering and recording; quick analysis and action plan developed. MM – November 2016 CIMS 4
  • Good.  Really liked the co-presentation.  UC – October 2016 – CIMS 2
  • Good clear diagrams.  Real life examples that have occured in NZ and lessons learnt from these.  MH – October 2016 – CIMS 2
  • Great presentation, knowledge and passion for topic.  MD – October 2016 – CIMS 2
  • Greater understanding of the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015, and my role, duties & legal rights of the Health & Safety Act.  Presentation material great – summarises key parts of Act.  Theresa & Janice great, knowledgable and caring.  Sharyn was awesome – vibrancy, energy and natural people connector – motivator.  LL -August 2016 – Health & Safety Representative Training
  • Thank you, DBTD is the most professional training provider I have worked with.  DS -June 2016 – CIMS 2
  • The training was excellent and Paul was superb in explaining clearly how the new legislation is to be interpreted and how we can put that into effect.  I would like to thank Paul for his excellent and relaxed but professional presentation to myself and the group. ML – May 2016 – FW
  • Training was great.  Kept interested and delivery was not boring.  Group activities kept me interested in the topics. KP – May 2016 – CIMS 2
  • All in my group enjoyed the CIMS 4 training and I am sure as did the CIMS 2 participants. We have developed standard templates for all key roles and a process to activate these. We continue to update our emergency procedures and your report has brought a number of actions that we will work through over the coming weeks.  I believe that we are much better prepared now for such an event. JB – April 2016 – CIMS 2 & 4
  • I have done a few small CIMS ops as a scribe.  This training really helped me to understand what each person does in the CIMS team. MH – April 2016 – CIMS 2
  • Relaxed, informal, good information, appropriate and well thought out scenarios.  Also worked to provide a good interactive learning environment. JB – April 2016 – CIMS 4
  • I identified opportunities to improve our Emergency Management Plan and develop templates for our CIMS pack. JB – April 2016 – CIMS 4
  • Please feed back to Sharyn and Paul how brilliant I found their CIMS 4 training last week.  Their training style was very effective and they clearly knew their stuff – I would highly recommend them. DM – April 2016 – CIMS 4
  • It was an excellent day at the CIMS2 training.  Please pass on my thanks and appreciation to Sharyn and Paul, who obviously have a huge amount of institutional knowledge. they were outstanding and I learnt so much from them both.  It is wonderful to have organisations with strong partnerships working together, in the best interests of staff, students and the community at large. Thanks again.  KM – March 2016 – CIMS 2
  • The scenario /role play showed the real-time practical use of CIMS.  AG – March 2016 – CIMS 2
  • It was an excellent day at the CIMS2 training.  Please pass on my thanks and appreciation to Sharyn and Paul, who obviously have a huge amount of institutional knowledge. they were outstanding and I learnt so much from them both.  It is wonderful to have organisations with strong partnerships working together, in the best interests of staff, students and the community at large. Thanks again.  KM – March 16 – CIMS 2