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Emergency first response course

Emergency first response course

Regular price €74,00 EUR
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The Emergency First Response eLearning product you buy here at Start Diving Online or directly from the PADI website covers only the self-study material. The dive centre will charge you for the practical part of your course training
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  • Who should buy this course

    Emergency First Response primary and secondary care training equips you with the essential skills to handle critical moments that arise before emergency medical services arrive during life-threatening emergencies.

    Through this training, you will acquire knowledge on performing CPR, delivering effective first aid to alleviate pain, assessing a range of injuries and illnesses, and gaining hands-on experience in bandaging and splinting techniques.

  • Take This Course If You Want to

    • Learn how to give CPR
    • Improve First aid skills
    • Be more prepared in emergency´s

    Learn How to

    • Be a confident and skilled diver
    • Respond to a variety of illness and injuries
    • Help somebody who is choking
    • Handle possible spinal injury`s
    • Apply splints and bandages

Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care Training

The Emergency First Response® Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) course offers a convenient blend of online self-study and in-person training. It is designed to be flexible, allowing you to learn at your own pace. You have the freedom to practice each skill until you feel confident before progressing to the next one.


With online training, incorporating a CPR and first aid course into your busy schedule has never been easier. Access videos demonstrating various first aid techniques and acquire knowledge on the necessary steps to take during emergencies. Whether you prefer studying online or offline, using a computer or mobile device, the choice is yours. In case you have any questions, you can easily connect with your instructor for guidance.

The eLearning component of the course typically requires a time commitment of 2-4 hours, allowing you to complete it at your own convenience.


Learn eight essential skills for helping others in an emergency. Get hands-on experience administering CPR using a special manikin, practice splinting, bandaging, and apply your new skills in a role-playing scenario.

  • Prerequisites: Be ready to help others
  • Time commitment: 4-8 hours
  • Minimum age: None


Medical Requirements for this course

If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters, and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Who can start this course

Minimum age: none

Course prerequisites: none, everybody who wants to help others in an emmergency

Other costs involved in this course

To successfully complete this course, you will need to engage in both independent self-study and in-person training. When you purchase online training through our website, the cost covers the self-study portion exclusively.

Please note that there is an additional cost associated with the practical training conducted by an EFR Instructor. The exact price may vary depending on factors such as class size, location, and other considerations. For detailed information about pricing, we recommend contacting a PADI Dive Center or Resort.

For the sake of hygiene, it is necessary for all students to have their own set of personal barriers, including items such as gloves, bandages for practical simulations, and a ventilation barrier. For further details regarding the required personal barriers, we encourage you to get in touch with your instructor.

I want to change the PADI Dive Center or Resort associated with my eLearning account. Can I do this?

Once registered, you can’t change the PADI Dive Center or Resort associated with your online program. However, the eRecord you receive when you complete your online study is accepted by any PADI Dive Center, Resort or Instructor worldwide. Where you complete your training is your choice, so it’s not necessary to change the store or instructor associated with your eLearning account.

How many hours is the theory

Self-study: 2-4 hours

Entire course: 1-2 days

Available Languages

English, Espanol, Italiano, Français, Nederlands, Deutsch, Svenska, Português, Русский язык,m Suomi, اللغة العربية, Polski, Dansk, Ελληνική γλώσσα, Čeština, Norsk, עִבְרִית, Magyar nyelv, Türkçe, Bahasa Indonesia, 日本語, 中文简体, 中文繁体, 한국어, Tagalog, ไทย.

System Requirements

For PADI online courses you need the following browsers. Make sure your browser is up-to-date.

If you go somewhere without internet access, or during your next flight use the PADI Training app. Download your course course content and study offline. Content can be downloaded in small sections with a total file size of approximately 1.10 GB. When you get back online, upload your progress so you can resume your training right where you left off.

The PADI Training app is available for Android™ and Apple® iOS devices. For the ideal experience, devices should be no more than three models old and running with the most current OS (operating system).