PADI Emergency First Response Instructor

efri-1The PADI Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) course covers specific goals and performance requirements or the Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children 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’ ands-on skills practice sessions, and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience.;

This Instructor course is divided into 3 segments;

  1. Independent Learning
  2. Knowledge Development (EFR Instructor Trainer Presentations) and EFR Instructor Final Exam
  3. Teaching Skills Development – Adult and Children (Primary and Secondary Care)

efri-2You will learn how to teach these skills (below) during the Primary Care (Adults, Children and Infants):

  • 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
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training
Emergency Oxygen Use Orientation.

efri-3You will learn how to teach these skills (below) during the Secondary Care (Adults, Children and Infants):

  • Injury Assessment
  • Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures (not during Care for Children)


  • EFR Instructor manual
  • Primary and Secondary Care participant manuals and DVD
  • Care for Children participant manual and DVD


To enter the Emergency First Response Instructor course, you must be 18 years old and have completed adult, child and infant CPR and first aid training in the past 24 months or a be a practicing medical professional such as a physician, Emergency Medical Technician.

Additional Fees ontop of course booking below:

Payable on arrival
EFR Instructor Manual – 3500 baht

Paid directly via credit card to PADI
EFR Instructor Application – $164 AUD


To book this course, a 20% ( ฿1,200 ) deposit is payable now. The balance is due on arrival.