Emergency First Response Course


The PADI Emergency First Response Course is a basic training class in emergency care. CPR, basic first aid and other important emergency care skills are combined into a 1 day course which allows graduates to function with consistent priorities in an emergency.

You will learn:

  • Basic Life Support: CPR at the layperson level
  • AED (automated external defibrillator) use
  • Preventing and caring for shock
  • Spinal injury management
  • Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk
  • Basic first aid

This training is a prerequisite for certification as a PADI Rescue Diver, PADI Divemaster and meets the requirements for attending the PADI Instructor Development Course.

Entry Requirements:

Any person may attend this course

Course Materials:

The following books and materials are required for the Emergency First Response Course:

  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care Manual.
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care DVD.

Equipment Needed:

Pocket Mask


Scheduling is conducted over a one day period.
Check the Class Schedule link for dates for classes.

Group Scheduling:

Simply contact us at 1-800-NJ DIVER, email us here to set up a course schedule that meets your group's needs. We can also come to you for your training, and conduct classes for large groups and companies (additional fees or discounts may apply).

Certification Awarded:

Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care Provider


$99 Our course cost includes classroom training and certification fees.