The PADI Rescue Diver Course is an essential course for a responsible diver. You learn information and skills that could help in emergency situations.
Challenging and rewarding best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Many experienced divers argue this is the most important course you should do.
Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.
The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.
What You Learn
Recognising and managing stress in other divers
Emergency management and equipment
Rescuing panicked divers
Rescuing unresponsive divers
You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.
The Learning Materials you need for the course is the The PADI Rescue Diver crewpack that includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This toolbox of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.
The Prerequisites to sign up for the PADI Rescue Diver course are
Be 12 years or older
Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification – or have a qualifying certification from another organisation
Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years – ask us about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses
Your Next Adventure after completing CPR and first aid and the PADI Rescue Diver course is to take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course. Together these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.
Price includes printed study materials and certification.