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Emergency First Response Course

Learn essential life saving skills in just one day. This course covers how to asses an emergency situation and provide emergency first aid.
You also learn how to perform CPR effectively and use an automatied defibrillator. The Emergency First Response certification is a prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver course but is just as valuable as a stand alone course!
EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.

Learn essential life saving skills in just one day

This course covers how to asses an emergency situation and provide emergency first aid. You also learn how to perform CPR effectively and use an automatied defibrillator. The Emergency First Response certification is a prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver course but is just as valuable as a stand alone course!

Pick-up at your Resort* Course Duration Drop-off at your Resort*
Monday 08:15 – 08:30 08:30 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45
Tuesday 08:15 – 08:30 08:30 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45
Wednesday 08:15 – 08:30 08:30 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45
Thursday 08:15 – 08:30 08:30 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45
Friday 08:15 – 08:30 08:30 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45
Saturday 08:15 – 08:30 08:30 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45
Sunday 08:15 – 08:30 08:30 – 16:30 16:30 – 16:45

* These times are for Lions Dive Ocean Resort and Sunscapee Resort. Please add some extra transit time to our location for (optional) pick up anywhere else. We’ll plan transits during booking together.

Questions you might have – FAQ

The Emergency First Response course is performance-based and there is no minimum age.
This course is for everyone, no dive experience necessary. For divers, this course is one of the prerequisites for the Rescue diver course.
Depending on class size and individual learning speeds, allow for about 6 to 8 hours for the Primary (CPR) and Secondary (first aid) care training.
It is recommended to refresh your knowledge and skills regularly. for continuing with the Rescue Diver course, Emergency first response training needs to be no more than 24 months prior to the Rescue course.
Yes, you can bundle this activity with the Rescue Diver Course and enjoy a $50 discount.

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