PADI Emergency First Response CPR, First Aid & Care For Children Instructor Course

CPR and first aid are key skills that are important to everyone, not just scuba divers. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines, and you can offer courses to anyone. The great thing about EFR courses is they make learning easy by providing a comfortable environment to practice emergency care skills. Your students finish the course feeling confident with their new skills and ready to help someone in need.

Who Can Enroll?

The only requirements are that you’re at least 18 years old and have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. An EFR Instructor rating is required to become a PADI Instructor.


What Is Involved?

Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

This course consists of:

  • Extensive self study.
  • One classroom session to practice skills.

What is your role?

Your role as an EFR Instructor is to be a coach that creates a positive learning environment. Along with learning how to structure and organize EFR courses, you practice:

  • Presenting course content.
  • Encouraging self-discovery in students.
  • Evaluating student understanding and skill mastery during hands-on skills practice.
  • Managing effective scenario-based learning experiences.

You may be able to get college credit for the Emergency First Response Instructor course.

Where And When Do Classes Take Place?

Self study takes place at the comfort of your home. Classroom sessions take place right here at Squalo Divers.

Emergency First Response Instructor classes start at any time. Classroom session is done during regular store hours.

What Is Included In The Cost?

The course fee is $399 per person and includes:

  • All instruction.

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below:

  • Study materials (PADI EFR Instructor Crew Pak).
  • Certification card processing fees.

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