PADI Rescue Diver Course

The rescue diver course will really improve your confidence and make you a more competent diver and is seen by many as the first stepping stone on your way to a professional diver. Family, friends and other divers will always feel more assured knowing they are diving with a PADI rescue Diver.

Challenging and rewarding best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they’ve ever taken. This 3 1/2  day program improves your diving skills and has 5 academic modules, plus in water skill training sessions.

Topics and Training

Self-rescue and recognizing diver stress
Emergency management and equipment
Panicked diver response
In-water rescue breathing protocols
Exits with conscious / unconscious divers
Diving first aid Dive equipment problems
Dive accident scenarios dealing with deal with distressed, tired, panicking, unconscious and missing divers.

rescue diver training

Practice rescue skills above and below water

General Information

Duration 3 1/2 days (or take the PADI eLearning option to save more of your vacation time for fun!)
Includes PADI rescue diver manual and work slate
Course price includes full scuba equipment rental
Prerequisites: PADI Adventure or Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), 15 years old,
Current Primary and Secondary Care Certification, experience in Underwater Navigation.

Junior Rescue diver

Minimum age 12 years
All elements of the Rescue Diver course must be completed to certify
Under 18’s must have PADI release forms signed by a parent of guardian before starting training

Continuing education administrative document needs to be filled and signed before commencement of the program.