Rescue Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver Course

"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.

Depth: max. 9 m.

Duration: 2-3 days

The Rescue Diver course is usually combined with the EFR course.

What are the prerequisites?:

To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must

ο Be 12 years or older

ο Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification or PADI Advanced Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)

ο Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years .

Course Overview

In the theory part of this course, we will teach you about self-rescue and diver stress, diving first aid, emergency management and equipment considerations. In 10 rescue exercises in the sea you will learn how to respond to a panicked diver, how to deal with underwater problems, missing diver procedures and how to surface an unconscious diver. You will complete the course with 4 different dive accident scenarios and will prepare an emergency rescue plan for a dive site. After successfully completing the Rescue and EFR course, you'll receive the internationally recognized PADI Rescue Diver certification card.

What You Learn

ο Self rescue

ο Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

ο Emergency management and equipment

ο Rescuing panicked divers

ο Rescuing unresponsive divers

What's included

All required PADI course materials

PADI Certification fee

All scuba equipment

PADI Instructor

Hotel transfers in Candida area

Lunch, water, snacks & towels

Park and Porter fees


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