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RESCUE DIVER Prevent Problems, And Manage Them If They Occur.

The PADI Rescue Diver Course

Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

What You Learn

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:

  • Self rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

The PADI Rescue Diver course may count for college credit. Ask your instructor for details!

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.

The Learning Materials You Need

The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You'll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you'll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.

You can also begin learning online with Rescue Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You progress through five knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Rescue Diver Manual for reference during and after the course.

Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must be:

  • 12 years or older
  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Contact us about Emergency First Response Course).

Course details

  • Duration: as little as 2 days
  • Price $425* - all inclusive!
  • Course contents: Knowlege development, Confined Water Training, Open Water Training
  • Equipment required: Mask, fins, snorkel
  • Recommended Text: PADI Rescue Diver manual, Accident Management Slate
  • Medical Statement (pdf)
  • Student Transcript Request

What's next?

 

Rescue Diver $470.00

 Start DateEnd DatePlaces Available 
27 Oct 201828 Oct 20183

Rescue Diver

  • Orientation + lecture 1 - Sat 27 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 2 - Sat 27 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 3 - Sun 28 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 4 - Sun 28 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 27 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 28 Oct 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock

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24 Nov 201825 Nov 20184

Rescue Diver

  • Orientation + lecture 1 - Sat 24 Nov 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 2 - Sat 24 Nov 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 3 - Sun 25 Nov 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 4 - Sun 25 Nov 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 24 Nov 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 25 Nov 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock

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15 Dec 201816 Dec 20184

Rescue Diver

  • Orientation + lecture 1 - Sat 15 Dec 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 2 - Sat 15 Dec 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 3 - Sun 16 Dec 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Knowledge development 4 - Sun 16 Dec 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 15 Dec 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 16 Dec 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Rappahannock

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19 Jan 201920 Jan 20194

Rescue Diver

  • Orientation + lecture 1 - Sat 19 Jan 2019 from 18:30 to 19:30 - Florida Springs
  • Knowledge development 2 - Sat 19 Jan 2019 from 08:00 to 09:00 - Florida Springs
  • Knowledge development 3 - Sat 19 Jan 2019 from 08:00 to 09:00 - Florida Springs
  • Knowledge development 4 - Sun 20 Jan 2019 from 08:00 to 09:00 - Florida Springs
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 19 Jan 2019 from 08:00 to 09:00 - Florida Springs
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 20 Jan 2019 from 08:00 to 09:00 - Florida Springs

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