PADI Rescue Diver Course
do you take a subject like accident prevention and management and
turn it into fun?
Call it the PADI Rescue Diver program!
The Rescue Diver course is an important and crucial step in the development
of a diver whose desire is to expand their knowledge and experience
beyond the recreational level.
Successful completion is also a prerequisite for all PADI leadership
training (Divemaster and Assistant Instructor).
Through out this course you will come to appreciate and understand
the importance such training has on the safety of others and on the
diving industry as a whole.
Although the course is designed to be enjoyable and fun, the nature
and context in which such training may be used, is quite serious and
as in all emergency care training, the primary objective is to prevent
the need for its use.
The PADI Rescue course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge
and skills for individuals to effectively perform diver rescues and
assists, manage diving accident situations, render proper first aid
and qualify for divemaster training.
The PADI Rescue Diver program develops your knowledge and skills so
you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving
accident situations and render first aid.
program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience
as a diver. PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent) certification is also
a prerequisite for all PADI leadership programs.
Billed To get into the PADI Rescue Diver program, youll need
to be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or Advanced Plus
(or equivalent) and must be at least 15 years old.
The PADI Junior Rescue Diver program is available if youre between
the ages of 12 and 14 and hold a PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver
or Advanced Plus (or equivalent)
Youll also need to have successfully completed the PADI Emergency
First Response program or a sanctioned program in CPR within the past
PADI Rescue Diver program covers:
self-rescue and diver stress
diving first aid
emergency management and equipment considerations
swimming and nonswimming assists
panicked diver response
missing diver procedures
surfacing the unconscious diver
in-water artificial respiration
first aid procedures for pressure related accidents
dive accident scenarios.
PADI Advanced Certification or equivalent
Minimum age is 15 years, with no maximum age, however any participant
that holds a PADI Junior Advanced certification may be eligible
A Dive Medical will be required as some medical conditions may preclude
you from diving. Asthma, diabetes and epilepsy are the most common
A current CPR (resuscitation) certificate is required.
All of these topics are covered in the PADI Rescue Diver Manual and
Rescue Diver video.
After successfully completing the program, youll receive the
internationally recognized PADI Rescue Diver certification card.
Price: 450.00 €
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