Benefit Your Diving & Your Life

Emergency First Response prepares you for emergencies, diver or not

EFR Course Details Includes:

  • required learning materials
  • required certification fees


  • 1 Day


  • from RM 420**

**Subject to 6% Gov. Goods & Service Tax

Emergency First Response (EFR) is the fastest-growing international CPR, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid training organization.

Dedicated to training the lay rescuer, EFR courses encompass adult, child and infant CPR skills, provides AED and First Aid training, and feature an outstanding First Aid at Work component making it a favourite among divers around the world.

Many divers take the Emergency First Response courses to meet program prerequisites, such as PADI Rescue Diver, or as preparation for becoming a PADI Divemaster.

However, most have also found the EFR program to be important in every day life. They have taken a significant step in emergency preparedness, and feel confident that they can provide care should an emergency situation arise.

Our EFR is a dry course and no prior qualification is required.

The course duration is 1 full day and incorporates two primary components detailed below:

Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)

Learn The Correct Response To Being First on the Scene of an Emergency

Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies.

The course focuses on primary care.

Through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice, participants will gain the knowledge.

Participants will be able to have the confidence in their ability to provide the necesary care if and when emergency situations arise.

The Primary Care (CPR) skills that you will be taught on the PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) course includes the following:

Learn the use of specialised equipment

  • Scene Safety Assessment Universal Precautions
    • Communicable Disease Protection, including barrier use
    • Primary Assessment Rescue Breathing
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • Conscious and Unconscious Obstructed Airway Management
    • Serious Bleeding Management
    • Shock Management
    • Spinal Injury Management
  • Recommended Skills
    • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training
    • Emergency Oxygen Use Orientation

Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid) Course Content

Emergency First Response Course (EFR)

Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. Participants focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.

Secondary Skills taught in this course:

  • Injury Assessment
  • Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

Includes Reference Section on the following topics:

Allergic Reactions, Bruises, Burns, Chemical Burns, CPR (adult, child, infant) Choking (adult and infant), Cone Shell Stings, Coral, Jellyfish and Hydroid Stings, Cuts, Dental Injuries, Diabetic Problems, Dislocations and Fractures, Electrical Injuries, Eye Injuries, First Aid Kit Assembly, Fish Spine Injury, Frostbite & Heat Exhaustion;

As well as:

Heatstroke, Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Illness Assessment, Injury Assessment, Insect Stings, Octopus Bites, Poisoning, Rescue Breathing (adult, child, infant) Scrapes, Seizures, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Sprains and Strains, Stroke, Temperature Related Injuries, Venomous Bites and Stings, and Illness Assessment Record Sheet

A ‘Dry’ Course for Divers & Non-Divers

The Emergency First Response (EFR) Course can be conducted at our offices in KK Times Square in Kota Kinabalu and is a ‘dry’ course suitable for divers and non-divers.

For booking information please contact us.

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