PADI Rescue Diver course


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Learn to look after yourself and others

The rescue diver course will really improve your confidence and make you a more competent diver and is seen by many as the first stepping stone on your way to a professional diver. Family, friends and other divers will always feel more assured knowing they are diving with a PADI 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. This 3 1/2  day program improves your diving skills and has 5 academic modules, plus in water skill training sessions.

What is involved in the Rescue diver course?

With your PADI Instructor you will a review of your online academics before starting with a confined water session. Following that you will hed to the open water to comlete your skills and scenarios. 

Topics and Training include:

Self-rescue and recognizing diver stress
Emergency management and equipment
Panicked diver response
In-water rescue breathing protocols
Exits with conscious / unconscious divers
Diving first aid Dive equipment problems
Dive accident scenarios dealing with deal with distressed, tired, panicking, unconscious and missing divers.

PADI rescue diver training

What is included with the course?

Duration: 2-3 days Must be a PADI Advanced Open water diver(or qualifying certification from another training organization) and 15 years old.
Number of dives: Four open water dives are included.

Minimum age 12 years old – maximum depth is 70 feet All elements of the rescue diver course course must be completed to certify
Under 18s must have PADI release forms signed by a parent of guardian before starting training (please see forms attached below)

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