Rescue Diver

PADI Rescue Diver

Gain the confidence of knowing that you can help others if needed by signing up for Rescue Diver today. The PADI Rescue Diver course is one of the most enjoyable scuba classes you can take. That is because the Rescue Diver course changes your focus as a diver from you to other divers.

In this course you will learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. In addition, you will learn self rescue skills and how to manage dive emergencies both minor and major.

What you will learn

PADI Rescue DiverThrough knowledge development and rescue exercises, you will learn what to look for and how to respond when problems arise on a dive. 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

Course schedule

The course consists of classroom time, a written exam, rescue exercises, and practical application scenarios where you will learn to manage rescue operations. Students are required to view the PADI Rescue Diver DVD. The DVD can be purchased separately, or you can come to Aquatic Adventures to view the video prior to class.

Course start dates: Visit Aquatic Adventures Online or email our Training Department to request additional dates.
Locations: Aquatic Adventures, Inc., Pearl Lake, and others.
Prerequisites: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another agency; 12 years of age; Emergency First Response (or other CPR/First Aid training passed in the last 24 months); logged open water dive within the last 3 months or completion of the PADI Scuba Review course within the last 8 weeks.
PADI Rescue Diver
Books: PADI Rescue Diver Manual and Rescue Slate

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