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"Challenging" and "rewarding" best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. 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 PADI Rescue Diver course is designed to prepare you to help, assist and possibly prevent distress and emergency situations while diving. This course is a 2 to 3 day course which consists of 4-5 dives that highlight different scenarios that will develop and hone your skills for responding to emergency situations while diving and beyond. This course also requires a first aid certificate. If you do not hold a first aid certificate, you will be required to to do a first aid course in conjunction with the rescue course

PADI Rescue Diver: Product

The PADI Rescue Diver course is a fun course built to challenge the student and teach him to master any obsticle. 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

  • Self rescue

  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

  • Emergency management and equipment

  • Rescuing panicked divers

  • Rescuing unresponsive divers


  • 12 Years Old

  • Advanced Open Water license

  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (If you do not CPR and first aid certified within the last 2 years, you are required to take the EFR course to finish the PADI Rescue Diver course)

  • Be medically fit and if there is any medical problem, a diving physician approval in writing is required


What to bring:

  • Positive Attitude

  • Advanced Open Water Diver license

  • Diving insurance


Tentative Schedule:

  1. Day 1

    • Knowledge Development 1-5​​

    • Rescue dives 1-2 which include self rescue and panicked diver

  2. Day 2​

    • Dives 3-5 which include responsive and unresponsive diver rescue and rescue scenarios​​

    • *EFR if needed

    • Rescue exam


PADI Medical Statement

PADI Liability Release

PADI Statement of Understanding

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