Emergency First Response

First Aid and CPR are good skills for those who are involved in adventure sports because of what might occur.

To take the PADI Rescue Diver course you need to have the techniques that this course provides. We will learn serious emergency medical skills in an upbeat and positive environment to gain the confidence you need to be prepared to help in an emergency.

What does it consist of:


BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breaths.


Use of the AED (automated external defibrillator) (optional).


Management of spinal cord injuries.


Use of barriers to reduce the risk of disease transmission.


Basic first aid considerations and first aid kit.


To enroll in the Emergency First Response courses, you must:

  • Caring for others and wanting to be able to help them in a medical emergency.
  • Be 12 years of age or older
  • All the necessary material to carry out the activity in a practical and fun way.
  • Through a combination of independent study and hands-on exercises with an instructor, you'll build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. The Primary and Secondary Care Manual and DVD video preview emergency scenarios and provide step-by-step demonstrations of skills. The Emergency First Response Reference Tablet is a quick reference guide for emergency situations. Designed to fit in a compartment such as a glove compartment or backpack, the Care at a Glance card is an important component of any first aid or disaster kit.
Price of the Open Water course

The price of our EFR course is €200

your next adventure

In addition to Primary Care and Secondary Care courses, Emergency First Response offers Care for Children programs and other emergency training programs. After completing the Primary Care and Secondary Care courses, take the PADI Rescue Diver course and the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course. Together these three courses round off your ability to deal with diving medical emergencies.

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