Emergency First Response

Emergency First Response Primary including CPR and Secondary Care First aid are great skills for anyone to have!

Would you know what to do if a work colleague or family member collapsed? The EFR course is designed to give you these skills, and the confidence to deal with medical emergencies – as administer the correct care while the emergency services arrive.

1. Course overview

In most cases, we’ll complete the course at our hub over the course of the day. If you have sufficient numbers, we can also visit offices and other work premises to carry out training there too.

You’ll complete the theory at your own pace via e-Learning beforehand, then practice practical skills with our instructors to provide basic emergency care in different scenarios.

There is no specific minimum age requirement for this course, and you don’t have to be a diver to take it – but you will need to have taken it in the past 24 months in order to complete the PADI Rescue Diver diver course.

2. What you'll learn

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. Skills include:

BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level

AED (Automated External Defibrillator) use (optional)

Preventing and caring for shock

Spinal injury management

Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk

Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations

3. Equipment

We’ll provide all the necessary equipment and props necessary for this course.

4. Learning materials

We will send you the Emergency First Response e-Learning materials, which will teach you the background information you need for the practical skills part of the course. It also allows you to study at your own pace.

You can complete this on pretty much any device with an internet connection.

Once you’ve completed this, you are ready for the rest of the course with us!

Ready to start?

You can book and pay for your course with us online, either for yourself or someone else. We’ll send over any e-Learning content to your email, and we can then work with you on suitable dates and times for any practical sessions.

We have availability throughout the year, although if you have specific dates or a timeline in mind, please check with us first.

Your next adventure...

We have other emergency trianing programs, including an EFR course specifically aimed at the care of children. If you want to kick it up a notch, we also offer EFR Instructor training courses that allow you to teach others in emergency care.

If you’re continuing your dive journey with us, you’ll almost certainly want to be considering the PADI Rescue Diver course next.

This will help you understand the prevention, recognition and the essential knowledge required to deal with most situations around and underwater. It’s a pivotal step in expanding your knowledge and experience, and often the most fun too.

The Stellar Crew

We have a very straightforward philosophy; we are totally committed to ensuring you – our customer – have the best, safest and most enjoyable experience possible. It’s as simple as that!

Here at Stellar, we all love to scuba dive, and we love to have fun doing it. We absolutely want you to feel the same way when you dive with us.

We can very proudly boast that we’re a PADI 5-star Instructor Development Centre. Put simply, this means we also train the trainers – so naturally we take our education of safe diving very seriously. You’re in safe hands, and you’ll have a lot of fun in the process too.