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EFR CARE FOR CHILDREN Essential life skills for anyone in contact with children

The EFR Care for Children Course with DIVEWORLD

The Care for Children course teaches participants to provide emergency care for injured or ill children. The course allows participants to gain knowledge and practice emergency care skills in a stress free environment and is ideal for parents, childminders, babysitters and anyone with a duty to respond.

The Fun Part

The fun part about Emergency First Response training is learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. You gain the confidence that you are prepared to help in an emergency.

What You Learn in the EFR Care for Children Course

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level
  • AED (automated external defibrillator) use (optional)
  • Preventing and caring for shock
  • Spinal injury management
  • Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk
  • Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations
  • Causes and prevention of childhood accidents
  • Recognition and action for common childhood illnesses

The Learning Materials You Need

Through a combination of independent study and skill practice with an instructor, you’ll build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. The EFR Care for Children Manual and DVD preview emergency scenarios and provide step-by-step skill demonstrations.

The Emergency First Response Care at a Glance card is a quick-reference guide for emergency situations. Designed to fit in a glove compartment or backpack, the Care at a Glance card is an important component for any first-aid or disaster preparedness kit.

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact DIVEWORLD.

What does it cost?

Just £85 to gain these life saving skills. This includes all learning materials and certification fee on completion.


To enroll on any Emergency First Response courses, you must:

  • Care about other people and want to be able to assist them in a medical emergency

Your Next Adventure

Emergency First Response offers further courses to compliment Care for Children, EFR Primary & Secondary care deals with adult emergencies, both course can be run concurrently. The Workplace First Aid course covers HSE requirements for a first aider in the workplace.                                

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the DIVEWORLD Team members.


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