Emergency First Response Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor training is open to anyone who can meet the prerequisites. Emergency First Response Instructors may conduct Emergency First Response courses for anyone who wants or needs adult, child and infant CPR and first aid training, including basic emergency medical care knowledge and skills. The Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care course meets the first aid and CPR prerequisites for PADI courses such as PADI Rescue Diver, PADI Divemaster and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Emergency First Response Instructors may earn additional credentials to gain authorization to teach other Emergency First Response programs such as certain regional courses that meet regulatory first aid requirements for those in the workplace. Additional training or qualifications may be required to earn these credentials.
To enroll in an Emergency First Response Instructor course, an individual must:
• Have completed a sanctioned course in adult and child/infant CPR within the past 24 months.
• Have completed a sanctioned course in basic first aid within the past 24 months.
• Be 18 years of age.
Note: Practicing medical professionals can enroll without having taken the provider-level courses within the past 24 months. See the «EFR Instructor Trainer Manual» for more information. Current CPR/first aid instructors with another qualifying organization may earn the Emergency First Response Instructor rating by attending an Instructor Crossover Program
Emergency First Response Instructor Trainers may conduct Emergency First Response Instructor courses. The instructor course teaches candidates to conduct the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (First Aid) and Care for Children courses.
Upon completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course and/or additional training programs, the candidate submits a completed application signed by the Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer who conducted the training along with a photo and processing fee.