Emergency First Response



PADI Emergency First Response Course  

CPR and First Aid: Emergency First

Response Primary and Secondary Care

First aid and CPR are good skills for anyone

involved in adventure sports – just in case.

And you need these skills for the Padi rescue

Diver course.  Emegence First Response is a PADI

affiliate that specializes in teaching these

lifesaving skills – and they’re for anyone, not

just divers. Most PADI Instructors are also

Emergency First Response Instructors!

The Fun Part

The fun part about Emergency First Response

training is learning serious medical emergency

response skills in an upbeat, positive environment.

You gain the confidence that you are prepared to

help in an emergency.

What You Learn in the EFR Primary and

Secondary Care Courses.


  • BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR & rescue 
  • breathing at the layperson level
  • Preventing and caring for shock
  • Spinal injury management
  • Use of barriers to reduce disease
  • transmission risk Basic first aid and
  • first aid kit considerations


The Learning Materials You Need

Through a combination of independent study

and skill practice with an instructor, you’ll build

the confidence and skills to provide basic

emergency care. The Primary and Secondary Care

Manual and video on DVD preview emergency

scenarios and provide step-by-step skill

demonstrations.  The Emergency First Response

Care at a Glance card is a quick-reference guide

for emergency situations.

Designed to fit in a glove compartment or backpack,

the Care at a Glance card is an important component

for any first-aid or disaster preparedness kit.



To enrol in Emergency First Response courses, you

must care about other people and want to beable 

to assist them in a medical emergency.