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Emergency First Response Courses Swindon Wiltshire

Learn First Aid in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere with our PADI Emergency First Response course (EFR)


The Emergency First Response course is an innovative CPR / First Aid program, which is split into two segments; Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid). In addition we also offer full Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training.


Many divers take the Emergency First Response course to meet program pre-requisites, such as PADI Rescue Diver, or as preparation for becoming a PADI Divemaster. However, the EFR program is important in every day life. Its a significant step in emergency readiness, and students feel confident that they can provide care should an emergency situation arise.

There are no Pre-Requisites required.


What will I do?

The course incorporates independent study to prepare you for a classroom and hands-on skill development session with your instructor. You will learn the same patient care techniques used by medical professionals, but at a lay person level.


Practical Application specific to learning philosophy, establish skill retention through increased skill demonstration, practice and repetition.  The course is designed to help participants remember appropriate emergency care procedures in times of need. It also encourages students to apply these procedures by assisting those needing Emergency Medical Care.


Within the course segments, the CPR and First Aid skills are integrated into an easy-to-remember emergency care sequence.


The EFR Primary section teaches students to deal with possible life threatening injuries and apply techniques such as CPR and AED.


The EFR Secondary section covers secondary patient assessment and first aid. This covers head to toe evaluations of patients, illness assessments and how to bandage or splint a wound until  Emergency Medical Services arrive.

Session Duration

1 Full Day


What’s included?

PADI EFR Manual, PADI Certification fee.


How do I sign up?

To book your place please call or email us. A non-refundable deposit is required on booking to secure your place, and you will be issued with your training materials and confirmation of the start date.


What next?

Now that you have completed the EFR course you are better equipped to give assistance during any medical emergencies which may arise.


Keep these skills up to date and your knowledge fresh by enrolling on the EFR refresher courses held throughout the year.


The PADI Oxygen Administration Specialty compliments the EFR course by teaching divers how to diagnose when and how to give emergency oxygen. The course covers diving related medical problems such as decompression sickness, lung overexpansion injury and near drowning.

How much does it cost?

Emergency First Response

course costs

£150 per person

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The EFR course is based on internationally recognised medical guidelines for Emergency Care and is the fastest-growing international CPR, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid training organisation.


Dedicated to training the lay rescuer, EFR courses encompasses adult, child and infant CPR skills, provides AED and First Aid training, and feature an outstanding First Aid at Work component.


The Emergency First Response course meets requirements for CPR and First Aid in the workplace (OSHA Guideline 29 CFR 1910.151), and incorporates the latest procedures for emergency patient care.


Emergency First Aid Courses Swindon Wiltshire

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