“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 Fun Part:
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.
The Scuba Gear
You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories. Check with your local dive shop about the gear you’ll use during this course. You can find most everything at the scuba diving shop in your area.
What You Learn
- Self rescue
- Recognising and managing stress in other divers
- Emergency management and equipment
- Rescuing panicked divers
- Rescuing unresponsive divers
The Learning Materials
The PADI Rescue Diver crewpack 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 tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.
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How Long Will it Take?
A total of 3 Saturdays, the first two in the classroom and pool and the third in open water at Capernwray.
Supervision by a PADI professional
All Course Materials
- Pool Hire
- Certification card
- PADI pro instructor
There are a few requirements
To enrol in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must :
A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation)
Be in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water. You should be able to answer “No” to all questions on the Medical Questionnaire. If you need to answer “Yes” to any question then don’t worry. You just need a signature off your Doctor or one of our dive Doctors to say that you are fit to dive an then you you can join us on the course.
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).
Be 15 years or older
The Cost –
PADI Rescue Diver – £300
PADI Rescue Diver – eLearning £325 (incl pocket mask)
Have a look if we have any dates for courses coming up by viewing our calendar.