EFR Instructor FAQ

What is Emergency First Response?

Emergency First Response is the foremost and fastest-growing international CPR, AED and First Aid training organization. Emergency First Response participant courses include Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (first aid) and Care for Children courses, as well as the recommended Automated External Defibrillator (AED) component and Emergency Oxygen use. [more...]

What courses can I teach as an Emergency First Response Instructor?

Emergency First Response Instructors are qualified to teach Adult, Child and Infant CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration.

What are some advantages of becoming an EFR Instructor?

EFR Instructors benefit from outstanding business support, quality educational materials, course convenience, and flexibility. This certification is ideal personal developoment for teachers (CPDU) in Thailand. Emergency First Response® has a worldwide network of Instructor Trainers who conduct EFR Instructor Courses. If you already have a current instructor certification with another recognized training agency, you may be able complete the Instructor Crossover course by Independent Study. Find a two day CPR Trainer Course near you.

How long does it take to complete the EFR Instructor course?

The EFR Instructor course normally takes 10 - 14 hours to complete and usually over a period of two days.

What are the prerequisites to join the Instructor course?

You must be at least 18 years old and have completed adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid training in the past 24 months. If you do not meet the prerequisites, you must take additional training before you take the instructor level training.

Does a current Medical Professional (EMT, Paramedic, Nurse or Doctor) qualify for the EFR Instructor Course?

Yes! A current medical professional is qualified to enrol in to the Emergency First Response Instructor Course.

What if I am already an Instructor with another certifying organisation?

Instructors with current certifications from other certifying organisations are eligible for the Emergency First Response Instructor Crossover course and you may be able to complete some sections of the course by independent study assignments.

What if I already completed a CPR/First Aid provider course but my card has expired?

If you have previous training but your card is expired, you must first complete the Primary & Secondary Care Certification. This training can be completed in as little as one day and can be combined with your instructor course.

Can I become a CPR Instructor without any CPR or First Aid training?

No problem! All you need to do is complete the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care courses first. This takes about a day and it can be provided by your Instructor Trainer with your Emergency First Response Instructor course.

Who sets the prices for the courses that I will teach as an EFR Instructor?

You do. We can provide you with general guidelines, but you will ultimately be the one to determine the price for your courses.

*This section is intended as a general guide about frequently asked questions by our students regarding Emergency First Response Courses and CPR First Aid training guidelines. This section does not intend to replace professional advice.