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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.

Topics Covered

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Panicked diver response
  • In-water rescue breathing protocols
  • Egress (exits)
  • Dive accident scenarios

Course Details

  • 5 classroom session
  • 1 pool session
  • Two days performing open water scenarios

Prerequisites - PADI Advanced Certification or RSTC equivalent prior to the open water scenarios - Current certification in CPR and first aid or PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) prior to class 2

Materials Included

  • Two boat passes
  • Tanks
  • PIC processing fee
  • Rescue Diver manual
  • Rescue Diver DVD

Cost: $275.00 per person plus books [42.00] (plus rental if needed)


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