Rescue Diver Course

 

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

  • PADI materials
  • 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)

Topics covered

  • 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: Divers will need to fill up the medical questionnaire. (The PADI Medical form will need to be signed by a physician if participants have any β€œYES” answers in the medical questionnaire.)

Upcoming Dates for Rescue Diver Course