EFR Instructor

Teach the world to care!

The Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) course is taught using a mixture of independent study, practical and classroom sessions using the latest visual and practical training aids. As well as expanding the skills of an Emergency First Responder the course also trains students to teach primary care, secondary care and care for children.

The Course is open to both divers and non-divers who have had CPR and first aid training for adults and children within the last two years. The course is also required by those wishing to become a PADI Instructor.

The Gili EFRI Course Content

The course covers a range of specific scenario based performance requirements and is over 1 – 2 days and incorporates everything an Emergency First Response Instructor needs to know. A combination of both practical and skill based scenarios. As well as learning to evaluate students you will also learn how to present course content effectively whilst motivating your students.


Required materials

  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care Instructor Guide.
  • Emergency First Response Care for Children Instructor Guide.
  • Four Emergency First Response Instructor Course Self-Study Knowledge Reviews.
  • Emergency First Response & Care for Children Participant Manuals
  • Gloves
  • Ventilation Barrier
  • Sterile pads, dressings and gauze for bandaging
  • Emergency First Response & Care for Children DVDs
  • Four Emergency First Response Knowledge Reviews


To join us on the Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) course, you must be at least 18 years old and have completed adult, child and infant CPR and first aid training in the past 24 months or a be a practicing medical professional such as a physician, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic and Registered Nurse.

How long it takes

The course takes 1-2 days. We also run the EFRI in conjunction with our PADI Instructor Development Course, and conduct EFRI training after the IDC.




Click here to enroll on the EFRI Course!