It’s never easy to respond in an emergency, but during this course we will teach you how to keep cool and how to use a proven step by step method to provide care.  Although it is a serious course with serious topics, we can still have fun learning.

"Adequate Care Given is better than perfect care withheld”

EFR victimsWho can take the PADI Emergency First Response Instructor Course

The PADI Emergency First Response Instructor Course is an essential rating for every PADI Dive Instructor in order to independently certify Rescue Divers. It is also a prerequisite to becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
PADI Divemasters and Assistant Instructors are eligible to participate in the EFR Instructor training and can independently issue EFR certifications.

Pre-requisites to do the PADI Emergency First Response Instructor Course you must be an Emergency First Responder or equivalent CPR and First Aid and Secondary Care certification from another qualifying organization.

About the PADI Emergency First Response Instructor Course

You will gain experience in how to structure and organize the EFR Program, the requirements of performance-based training and your role as the EFR Instructor when teaching the following:

  • First Aid Primary and Secondary Care for Adults, Children and Infants.
  • CPR Training for Adults, Children and Infants
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training

EFR Course GroupBy creating a positive learning environment you will present course content whilst motivating and encouraging self-discovery in individual candidates and evaluating student knowledge and understanding. During hands-on practice students will become proficient in developing individual skills.



EFR Instructor Course: 6,000 baht  book now button


EFR Instructor Manual: 3,000 baht

EFR Instructor Application: $177 Australian dollars 

Thoughts from Our Past Students

  • I did my PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) at Ban‘s Dive school with Natalie Hunt and Guillaume Fargues on Koh Tao. Their huge Knowledge and Experience in conducting IDC Courses made it easy to learn a lot and enjoy the very practical Lectures and Workshops. We learned a lot about Dive Theory and Practice on a very professional Level with main focus on how to teach and conduct Dive Courses on our own. During our IDC we had a lot of fun and enjoyed Read More
    Philip Weiss - PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
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