EFR Instructor

The Emergency First Response (EFR) Instructor Course

Emergency First Response-EFRCPR and first aid are important skills that in high demand. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you teach these skills based on internationally recognised emergency care guidelines, and you can offer courses to anyone. Not just scuba divers!

The Fun Part

Teach CPR and first aid to others so they can be prepared for an emergency.

What You Learn

Emergency First Response - EFR - Bandaging SkillsGain experience in how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training and your role as the instructor in the learning environment for teaching CPR and first aid.

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

  • Presenting course content
  • Motivating and encouraging self-discovery in students
  • Evaluating student knowledge and understanding
  • Become proficient in developing students’ skills during hands-on practice sessions
  • Presenting and managing effective scenario-based learning experiences

What You Can Teach

Learn how to conduct the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) courses.

You also learn to conduct the recommended Automated External Defibrillator (AED), emergency oxygen and conscious choking management skills.

Learning Materials You Need

EFR Course MaterialsThe EFR Instructor Start-up kit (product no. 60215) includes a complete set of instructional materials for each of the EFR courses. The specially-priced pack includes:

  • Student manuals for Primary Secondary Care, Care for Children, and CPR/AED
  • Student DVDs for Primary Secondary Care, Care for Children, and CPR/AED
  • Instructor guides for Primary Secondary Care, Care for Children, and CPR/AED
  • Student exams for Primary Secondary Care and Care for Children
  • Bandage pack
  • Care-at-a-Glance Card
  • Marketing kit
  • Red EFR duffel bag


You must:

  • Have completed an EFR Primary and Secondary Care course (or qualifying training) within the past 24 months
  • Be at least 18 years old