Emergency First Response

If you were first on the scene of an accident or emergency would you know what to do? Emergency First Response gives you the basic tools you need to perform CPR or first aid. Whether you're a diver or a non-diver, EFR prepares you to properly handle potentially life-threatening situations. The EFR certificate is also recognised by most leading sports organisations including the ISA.

What is included?

As part of the course fee you will receive the complete Emergency First Response pack including the EFR Emergency Care manual and personal barriers.

How much does the course cost?

The cost for the Primary and Secondary Care course is €139.00 per person

When can I start?

We run a range of EFR Courses all year round with start dates approximately every 6 weeks. Follow the Link to our Calendar Page to see our full schedule for the year.

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What do I need to start?

Emergency First Response is a land based, one day programme and is suitable for anyone young or old.

What is involved in the programme?

Emergency First Response's courses are based on patient care standards provided by the American Heart Association and the Basic Life Support (BLS) Working Group of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). ILCOR is an international standards group representing most of the world's major resuscitation organizations. The Primary and Secondary Care course is a hands-on course that covers basic training in:

Apart from the EFR Primary and Secondary care programmes, we also offer the EFR Care for Children programme. The Care for Children course is an innovative CPR, AED and First Aid training course that teaches participants how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to eight) and infants less than one year old. Participants learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adult conditions.