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Emergency First Response (EFR) Course

EFR Primary Care (CPR)


EFR Primary Care (CPR) course teaches you to deal with emergencies that are immediately life-threatening. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.

Emergency First Response course meets the CPR and First Aid training requirements for PADI and PSAI Rescue Diver courses and all professional level ratings. You don't have to be a diver to take the EFR course, though.

Emergency First Response - CPR & First Aid Courses
Cycle of Care: AB-CABS
EFR Secondary Care (First Aid)


EFR Secondary Care (First Aid) course teaches you to treat injuries and illnesses that are not immediately life-threatening. You learn how to ease pain and reduce the risk of further harm in case emergency medical services are delayed or unavailable.


The skills you learn


  • Injury Assessment

  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

  • Bandaging

  • Illness Assessment



AED (Automated External Defibrillator)


You may also learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Current AEDs are easy to use, and are nowadays available in many places.

Primary Care - CPR
Secondary Care - First Aid

The skills you learn:


  • Scene Assessment

  • Barrier Use

  • Primary Assessment

  • Chest Compressions

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    - chest compressions
    - artificial respiration (rescue breaths)

  • Serious bleeding management

  • Shock management

  • Spinal injury management

  • Helping a choking adult


Emergency First Response (EFR) Course combines two courses: Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) Courses. You'll learn CPR and First Aid following the same steps as medical emergency professionals and practise applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment.


You'll learn the skills through a combination of knowledge development, skills development and realistic scenario practice. The focus in the EFR course is very much on hands-on practice.

Next course(s):
EFR - Care for Children

Friday, Jun 7, 2019

9:00 - approx. 17:30

Primary Care, Secondary Care

Pro-Diver, Sheung Wan​

EFR - Standard with AED

Monday, Jun 10, 2019

19:00 - approx. 22:30

Primary Care, AED

Pro-Diver, Sheung Wan

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
19:00 - approx. 22:30

Secondary Care

Pro-Diver, Sheung Wan

Courses can also be set up by request. For a course to run, minimum number of participants is two.



None - EFR courses are available for anyone.


Course Structure


7-8 hours in a classroom. Courses typically run over two evenings (3.5-4hrs each evening) or as a one day program.




Our classroom in Sheung Wan, or if you have a large group we can come to your preferred location.


Course Options


Standard EFR: Primary Care (CPR) + Secondary Care (First Aid)

HKD1,200 per person


Standard EFR w/ AED

HKD1,400 per person (minimum two participants)


Combined Standard EFR + Care for Children (Adult/Children/Infant CPR&First Aid)

HKD1,600 per person (minimum two participants)


Course fee includes professional instruction, course manual and certification fee.


What you need


Comfortable clothes you don't mind rolling on the floor with.

EFR Refresher
EFR Refresher


You should refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the EFR Refresher course is designed to do. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed.

During the EFR Refresher course you'll cover and practice the same skills you did when you first did your EFR training. You can do the refresher in conjunction with a full class or as a shorter 3-5 hour separate class. Upon completion of the course, you will be issued a new completion card.




Completed an EFR course previously

Course Structure


Approximately 3-5 hours of hands-on practice in a classroom - time depending on class size.




Our classroom in Sheung Wan.


Course fee

EFR Refresher HKD950 per person


Course fee includes professional instruction and certification fee.


What you need


Course manual from your full EFR course, comfortable clothes you don't mind rolling on the floor in.

Rescue Breaths with a pocket mask - EFR Primary Care course.

Primary Care part of the course deals with immediately life-threatening emergencies.

Bandaging - EFR Secondary Care Course in Hong Kong

Bandaging is one of the Secondary Care (First Aid) skills. You ease the pain and reduce the risk of further harm when the injury is not immediately life-threatening. 

AED Training with manikin

You can integrate AED Use into the CPR part of the EFR course.

EFR CPR - Chest Compressions

Our Standard EFR Course combines Adult CPR (Primary Care) and First Aid (Secondary Care) into one hands-on course.

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