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EFR Instructor


If you want to become a first aid instructor, to train independently or maybe to further your scuba diving career then this is the course for you.

The Instructor course provides you with the additional training necessary to teach the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (First Aid), Care for Children, CPR & AED courses.

Through a multi-media approach of independent study, classroom sessions and practical teaching assignments, you learn to conduct Emergency First Response courses.


Teach others essential skills

First aid and CPR are key skills and are important to everyone, not just scuba divers. During this course you will build on your skills and focus on your ability to teach these skills to others. Becoming an Emergency First Response Instructor means you will be able to teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines and can offer your courses to anyone.

The instructor course covers specific goals and performance requirements for the Primary Care, Secondary Care, Care for Children and CPR & AED courses.

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


Age Requirement
    18 years or older

Course Prerequisites

    Completed CPR and first aid training in the past 24 months or a be a practising medical professional such as      a physician, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic or Registered Nurse.

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