Rescue Diver Course

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Build Skill and Confidence

Rewarding and fun is the best way to describe 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 serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.

Course prerequisites

  • To participate in the rescue training sessions in open water, and to participate in the open water rescue scenarios, you must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver)

Course Includes

  • All online e-learning materials are included
  • All necessary rental gear and materials provided. Divers need to provide their own personal gear (Mask, Fins, Snorkel)
  • Optional Drysuit Rental Upgrade  +$49 (requires Drysuit Specialty)

Course Description

The Rescue Diver Course is composed of the online e-learning course and 2 days of rescue diving in open water. Topics covered are:

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • Emergency oxygen delivery systems
  • dive first aid
  • swimming and non-swimming rescue techniques
  • emergency management and equipment
  • panicked diver response
  • underwater problems
  • missing diver procedures
  • surfacing the unconscious diver
  • in-water rescue breathing protocols
  • egress (exits)

Note: This course includes an online elearning access pass which will be emailed to you shortly. When you register, you will be able to login into the PADI elearning theory course to complete the knowledge development sessions prior to 2 days of rescue ocean dives. Also, you will need to fill up the medical questionnaire. (The PADI Medical form will need to be signed by a physician if participants have any “YES” answers in the medical questionnaire.)

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Upcoming Dates for Rescue Diver Course

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