Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) Info

What are the prerequisites

The only requirements are that you’re at least 18 years old and have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. An EFR Instructor rating is required to become a PADI Instructor, but you don’t have to wait until you’re ready to go pro. You can complete or refresh this training during your PADI Instructor training.

How long does it take?

The course takes 2 days to complete.


Your role as an EFR Instructor is to be a coach that creates a positive learning environment. Along with learning how to structure and organize EFR courses, you practice:

  • Presenting course content.
  • Encouraging self-discovery in students.
  • Evaluating student understanding and skill mastery during hands-on skills practice.
  • Managing effective scenario-based learning experiences.

What are PADI fees and why aren’t they included?

Padi fees are admistration fees that need to be paid directly to PADI to process applications and attend instructor exams, below we will outline all the PADI fees you need to pay directly to PADI.

  • Emergency First Response Instructor = £95.00