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PADI Rescue Diver Course

rescueHow 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.

rescueThe 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, you’ll 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 you’re between the ages of 12 and 14 and hold a PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver or Advanced Plus (or                                           equivalent) rating.

You’ll also need to have successfully completed the PADI Emergency First Response program or a sanctioned program in CPR within the past three years.

courseThe 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
underwater problems
missing diver procedures
surfacing the unconscious diver
in-water artificial respiration
egress (exits)
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 ones encountered.

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, you’ll receive the internationally recognized PADI Rescue Diver certification card.

Price: 450.00 € Incl. IGIC

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