Why choose R.P.M. Training Services?
Tom Matthews has been in the landscape industry for over 20 years and has been a licensed operator for 18 years. His main job is a Firefighter/EMT. So, you know all our classes are focused on safety and come from years of experience. R.P.M. Training Services offers classroom learning and on-line classes. We offer prep courses for a variety of Massachusetts Hoisting License Tests. We are Office of Public Safety and Inspections approved and are in contact with their office on a regular basis to keep up to date on any changes or new regulations. We offer a quick reference guide for the equipment operator. This is a reference guide to most of the rules and regulations that we must know as operators. Aside from the hoisting license training we offer a wide variety of other courses from CPR, AED, First Aid and Blood borne pathogens. We are also a SAFE SITTER Training Site. Where we train young adults to be able care for and to handle emergencies when caring for younger children. We also train young adults in what they need to know to stay home alone safely. We have a flexible schedule so we can work around your needs. We are located in the Heart of Pepperell MA. at 20 Mill St Suite 189. Where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or bottled water and snacks in our comfortable office while getting trained. We have two large flat screen TV monitors we utilize to give our presentations. We are continuously developing to offer service and now products to our customers. We offer a variety of ZOLL AED products, Life Vac, and bleeding control as well.
Tom Matthews - CEO/ Instructor
Tom Matthews has been a Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer 2B License holder since 2000. He obtained it while attending Essex Agricultural & Technical School for his Horticultural degree. In 2012 he went and upgraded his license to a 2A/1C license. In 2014, when the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety (Now known as Office of Public Safety and Inspections (OPSI)) required license holders to obtain continuing education for their renewal, Tom put together the required training material to become a training site for OPSI. He has operated bobcats, front loaders, backhoes, knuckle boom cranes and forklifts. Tom holds a 1B, 2A, 4B, 4C,4D, 4E, 4F License. Tom has worked full time as a Firefighter/EMT in a town in Massachusetts for over 17 years now. He is an American Heart Association CPR; First Aid instructor and he also owns and operates T. Matthews² Enterprises. In 2017 R.P.M. Training Services became part of TM Squared Enterprises Inc.
Andrea Matthews - Safe Sitter/ CPR Instructor/ Board of Directors
Andrea Matthews obtained her American Heart Association BLS instructor Certification and her SAFE SITTER Certification in 2018. She went to school for Early childhood education and dental assisting. She works as a dental assistant. She runs the SAFE SITTER classes for R.P.M. Training Services.
Brent Carter - BLS Instructor
Brent Carter is a Firefighter/ EMT and has been a CPR First aid instructor for over a number of years. He works full time in the Fire Service and part time for R.P.M. Training Services.
Taylor Matthews- Safe Sitter Assistant
Taylor Matthews is CPR certified and assists with the Safe sitter classes.
Ryan Matthews - Office assistant
Ryan Matthews is our office assistant and for whom we get our name.
Michael Haines is a 2a/1B/4A license holder. He over sees the completed paper work and certificates.