Emergency First Response Instructor Course

Create Confinence to Care

During the Emergency First Response Instructor course, you will build on your skill as an Emergency Responder and focus on developing your instructional abilities to teach these skills to others. The Instructor course provides you with the additional training necessary to teach the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (First Aid) and Care for Children courses. Through a multi-media approach of independent study, classroom sessions and practical teaching assignments, you learn to conduct Emergency First Response courses.

The instructor course covers specific goals and performance requirements for the Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children courses, along with instruction on how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training, and your role as the instructor in the learning environment. You also learn how to motivate students, evaluate student knowledge, present course content effectively, become proficient in developing students' hands-on skills practice sessions, and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience. The course typically lasts one and a half to two days, depending also on the number of participants.


Be at least 18 years old and have completed the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (first aid) or equivalent within the past 24 months.

Required Materials

  1. EFR & CFC Instructor Manual
  2. EFR & CFC DVD
  3. EFR Student Manual
  4. CFC Student Manual
  5. First Aid Kit
If you are already a MFA Instructor or you only need an Update you can join one of our EFRI Update programs. Please contact us for details.


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