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About 1st Five Minutes

The 1st Five Minutes Make All The Difference.

1st Five Minutes was established in 2007. Ben Dorcy, its founder, has been training first responders for over 25 years. Ben brings cutting edge knowledge and teaching techniques to the classroom. His passion for the subject is infectious.

We Save You Time And Money. You Save A Life.


1st Five Minutes trains first responders, the persons who know how to respond during the first crucial minutes of an emergency. We provide emergency response training, 


Learning with 1st Five Minutes is more than just a certification. Our emergency service courses provide you with a depth of knowledge gathered from law enforcement, firefighting, trauma care, and nursing. Up-to-date and cutting edge, 1st Five Minutes teaches the science of saving a life. Our classes are friendly, energetic and immersive. With 1st Five Minutes, you can be an effective force during the 1st Five Minutes of any accident or emergency.


With 1st Five Minutes, You Are The Difference.

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