EFRI - Emergency First Response Instructor
Seattle Scuba: Emergency First Response Instructor Course
Teach people to save lives! What could be more rewarding than that?
This course is open to any individual 18 years of age or older who has completed an EFR Primary and Secondary Care Course within the past 24 months. You do not need to be a PADI Instructor to become an EFR Instructor.
During the Emergency First Response Instructor course, you will build on your skill as an Emergency Responder and focus on developing your instructional abilities to teach these skills to others. 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.
The instructor course covers specific goals and performance requirements for the Primary Care, Secondary Care, Care for Children and CPR & AED courses, along with instruction on how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training, and your role as the instructor in the learning environment. You also learn how to motivate students, evaluate student knowledge, present course content effectively, become proficient in developing students’ hands-on skills practice sessions, and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience. You’ll also receive information helpful in marketing your EFR business.
To enter the Emergency First Response Instructor course, you must be 18 years old and have completed CPR and first aid training in the past 24 months or a be a practicing medical professional such as a physician, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic or Registered Nurse.
PADI EFRI Instructor Start up Pack: $330
PADI Application Fee upon completion of the program: $110
Discounts: Receive 20% discount off tuition if currently enrolled in any of our Professional level programs. Divemaster or above.