EFR First Aid Course - Emergency First Response

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Discover simple to follow steps for Emergency Care. This course focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency.

On this course you will learn how to respond when facing emergency situations. To be certified in Primary Care (CPR and rescue breathing) and Secondary Care (First Aid) is reassuring and very valuable, not just for diving, but also in our daily lives. This course will teach you how to respond to emergency situations pertaining to adults, children, and also infants.

The EFR (Emergency First Responder) course is based on internationally recognised medical guidelines for emergency care and meet training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver Course or any PADI professional qualifications.


Program Structure
The EFR course is a one evening program, starting at 6:00pm at Frog Dive Scuba Centre and finishing around 9:30pm, depending on the group. The class consists in knowledge development, practice of skills and rescue scenarios.

Prior the class, it is highly recommended that the participant read the Independent Study material (provide upon booking) and answer the knowledge reviews.

You will learn the basic steps and actions of a First Responder:

  • Risk evaluation and using barriers
  • Injury assessment
  • Rescue breathing and CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Bleeding management
  • Responding to choking victims
  • Shock management
  • Bandaging and applying splints

The EFR Curriculum:


  • Scene assessment and risk evaluation
  • Applying barriers
  • Primary assessment and opening the airway
  • Rescue breathing
  • One-person CPR on an adult, child, and infant
  • Managing severe bleeding
  • Shock management
  • Spinal injury management 


  • Injury assessment
  • Illness assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for fractures and dislocations


There are no requirements for this course: everybody is welcome, and we strongly recommend anyone to do it! 

What’s Included

  • Your own EFR CPR & Secondary Care manual
  • EFR Instructor tuition and administrative fees
  • EFR Certification Card upon completion of the programme

What to bring

  • Knowledge Review on manual completed prior the start of evening discussion