Ray at Wasini Marine Park

Emergency First Response


  • PADI Certificate


  • Adept at swimming
  • Good Health
  • Minimum two Students

Skill Level

  • Continue Learning


$ 275

Emergency First Response® primary and secondary care training teaches you what to do in the critical moments between when a life-threatening emergency occurs and when emergency medical services arrive. Learn how to perform CPR, provide first aid that eases pain, assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.

1-day course that will provide you with the knowledge to perform CPR, First Aid and Secondary Care. Whether you are a diver or not, this course will give you the necessary skills to properly handle a potentially life-threatening situation. The majority of the course is practical. You will watch videos, practice skills, and participate in emergency scenarios, from dealing with a small wound to helping an unconscious person. Here at Yellow Fins Diving Kenya, we know that this is a serious subject but, that doesn’t mean we cannot enjoy ourselves while we learn.

Take This Course If You Want to

  • Learn CPR
  • Improve your first aid skills
  • Be prepared in an emergency

Learn How to

  • Respond to a variety of illness and injuries
  • Help someone who is choking
  • Handle a possible spinal injury
  • Apply bandages and splints

Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care Training

The Emergency First Response® Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) course combines flexible online self-study and in-person training. It’s your course at your pace. Practice a skill until you feel confident before moving on to the next one.


PADI eLearning®

PADI EFR eLearning makes it easy to fit lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about emergency principles and terminology whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you.

It’s your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor whenever you have a question.

  • eLearning time commitment: 2 – 4 hours


With Your Instructor

Put into practice what you have learned in theory in order to acquire the right reflexes .

This training in primary and secondary care, Emergency First Response (EFR) is the best way to prepare you for it.

The Emergency First Response® Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) course is done in two separate parts.

A self-learning part (online) which makes it flexible and a second training where you will be confronted, in person, with scenarios.

It’s your course at your own pace. Practice one skill until you feel confident before moving on to the next.

  • Prerequisites: Desire to help others
  • Total time commitment: 4 – 8 hours
  • Minimum age: none
  • Minimum attendance: 2 students

More Info

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.

If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).

Minimum age: none

Course prerequisites: none, just a desire to help others

Minimum attendance: 2 students

Self-study: 2-4 hours

Entire course: 1 day