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PADI Rescue Course

Quick Details

Starting From:
Participants Must be at least 12 years old

Are You Prepared?

Beginning diver courses generally limit emergency skill training to self-rescue and tired diver assists. Why?

  • Beginning students lack sufficient knowledge, skill, and experience to truly master complex rescue skills.
  • There is simply not enough time in most beginning scuba courses to cover all the rescue and emergency management skills that every diver should have.

This is why the Rescue Diver course provides important follow-on training. It covers:

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • AED and emergency oxygen delivery systems
  • Dive first aid
  • Swimming and non-swimming rescue techniques
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Panicked diver response
  • Underwater problem-solving
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing the unconscious diver
  • In-water rescue breathing protocols
  • Egress (exits)
  • First aid procedures for pressure-related accidents
  • Dive accident scenarios

The Rescue Diver course also helps you meet important prerequisites for the PADI Divemaster Course and other leadership-level courses.