Diving on Koh Samui Island — Emergency First Response course: First aid

Learning to scuba diving on Koh Samui Island— Emergency First Response course -emergency response and first aid.

This course is not a diving course. However, all the knowledge and skills can be useful in everyday life. This course also is a prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver course.

The course was developed based on the Basic Life Support Guidelines, submitted by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation.
During the EFR course you will learn how to act in emergency situations and provide first aid. Training is conducted in an interesting and cognitive manner.
You will learn the main resuscitation techniques by watching a special training video for the EFR course.
Under the guidance of the instructor you will study and demonstrate the skills of providing primary and secondary medical care, and also take part in several scenarios simulating an emergency event where you will act as a rescuer.

Emergency First Response course on Koh Samui

This course is available on Koh Samui only with the PADI Rescue Diver course.
Duration: 3 days
Minimum age: 15 years
Number of training dives: 5
Prerequisites: absence of any medical conditions and you must have the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate or its equivalent
PADI Rescue Diver + Emergency First Response course price: 15 700 THB — the price is valid only when you book on our website.


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The practical part of the course will be conducted on Koh Tao as there are no dive sites around Koh Samui. For your convenience and to save time on transfers between Koh Samui and Koh Tao we have included in the course price the cost of your stay on Koh Tao for the duration of training.

The cost of the course includes:
— Transfer Samui — Koh Tao — Samui
— Accommodation on Koh Tao for the duration of study (3 night)
— Training materials
— International PADI Diver Certificate
— Equipment rental
— Tea, coffee, fruits and light snacks on our dive boat

Emergency First Response course — details

Continuing diving education

The next step in your continuing education is to become a PADI Master Scuba Diver. This is the highest level of recreational diving. You can also become a PADI professional which will allow you to work in the diving industry after completing the PADI Divemaster course. PADI specialty diver courses could be your other option in continuing your diving education.