PADI RESCUE DIVER COURSE
When you become a Rescue Diver, the course builds on what you have already learned, expanding your knowledge and skills, how to prevent problems and problem management. Many divers describe the PADI Rescue Course as ‘challenging’ yet extremely ‘rewarding’, because the demands of the rescue training lessons are what makes this invaluable experience the most ‘serious’ Fun Diving, you will ever have.
The PADI Rescue Diver Course – £300
The Price Includes
- Your own dedicated Private Scuba Instructor
- Free Modern Scuba Diving equipment rental for all training sessions
- Five Theory Classes
- Confined Water Rescue Training Sessions
- Use of Rescue Diving Equipment
- Rescue Scenario Dives in the Open Water Environment
- The PADI Rescue Diver Certification Card & Rescue Diving Manual
What is required to become a PADI Rescue Diver?
You must be an Advanced Open Water Diver and the Minimum age is 12 Years and have a current certification for CPR & First Aid
What will I learn during my PADI Rescue Course?
The Rescue lessons will include the following topics
- Self rescue
- Recognising and managing stress in other Divers
- Emergency management and equipment
- Rescuing panicked Divers
- Rescuing unresponsive Divers
How long does it take to become a PADI Rescue Diver?
The rescue course is comprised of knowledge development, confined water training skills and open water rescue scenarios. Most dive students will take 3 days to complete their rescue training and the Emergency First Response CPR & First Aid Course will take less than a full day to complete, if this certification is additionally required.
Do I need any extra dive equipment or study materials?
The study materials required for the course, are included in the price. However extra books and dive gear is available from the dive shop. Your PADI Instructor will guide you through the learning process, and teach the rescue skills in both confined and open water.
The Basic Dive Gear that is used for the training in the rescue course is included in the price, and some of the extra equipment that you may use during the skills training will include a pocket mask, a first aid kit, an underwater compass, an emergency action plan, AED (automated external defibrillator), and emergency oxygen equipment.
What other PADI Courses are available when I’m a Rescue Diver?
A Rescue Diver’s ability to handle Scuba Diving emergencies, can be improved by taking the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course. With a certification in Rescue Diving, CPR and first aid, and Emergency Oxygen provision, you will feel comfortable and confident to assist or manage almost any diving emergency. The Rescue Diver certification is also a pre-requisite for divers with ambitions of taking the professional route, and becoming a Padi Divemaster.