Noel Smith

First Response

Noel’s career spans 40 years with Melbourne Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Service Board (MFB). He has vast experience and knowledge in Operational Firefighting. He spent several years in the fire safety department before moving to the MFB training facility, becoming a training and education officer for new recruits .

Noel has also taught at Hawthorne campus of Swinburne TAFE - lecturing in the fields of Fire Safety and Buildings, OH&S and Hazardous Materials and Dangerous Goods.


  • Certificate in Fire Protection
  • Cert IV - Trainer & Assessor
  • Firefighter occupational First Aid (first responder)