See the following for additional information about this class:
To Sign Up: See PAWS for course SPTREC 289–122 (Course 50716).
Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver, Emergency First Response (or equivalent CPR and First Aid Training), PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (must be completed before attending open water dives)
Required Text: PADI Rescue Diver Manual (included in course fee)
Required Equipment: Rescue pocket mask, PADI Emergency Management Slate (included in course fee).
Aquatic Adventures, Inc. Orientation and class summary. Complete paperwork and obtain course books. View PADI Rescue Diver Video section 1.
Aquatic Adventures, Inc. Class discussion of Chapter 1. View PADI Rescue Diver Video section 2-3.
Aquatic Adventures, Inc. Class discussion of Chapters 2-3. View PADI Rescue Diver Video sections 4-5.
Aquatic Adventures, Inc. Class discussion of Chapters 4-5. Final Exam.
UWM Klotsche Center. Self rescue assessment. Rescue Training exercises 1-3.
UWM Klotsche Center. Rescue Training exercises 4-7.
UWM Klotsche Center. Rescue Training exercises 8-10.
Important note: This schedule is subject to change. Always confirm confined water and open water locations and times in advance.
UWM RENTAL POLICY: Students will be issued life support equipment for open water dives. There is no charge for using this equipment provided the student completes all dives in one weekend. Normal rental fees will apply to any additional days needed to complete certification. All rented equipment may be used only by the student it is issued to and only for purposes of scuba training in this course. Use for any other purpose is strictly prohibited. Any student found in violation of this policy will be expelled from class and all course fees will be forfeited.
During the time of rental, students are responsible for the proper care of the rented gear as outlined in the PADI Open Water Diver manual. Students will be charged for any damage to equipment that is the result of negligence, including exposure to heat or cold. Students will also be charged for the return of equipment that has not been properly rinsed following open water training.
All rental equipment is due back to Aquatic Adventures, Inc. by 4:00 p.m. following the conclusion of open water training. Students who pick up equipment and then fail to show up for open water training must return their gear by 4:00 p.m. on the next day. Any student who fails to return gear at the appropriate time will be charged the standard rental charge for each day the equipment is late. No certifications or university grades will be issued to students who fail to return their gear or have outstanding balances with Aquatic Adventures, Inc. that are the result of late returns or damage due to negligence. Equipment that is not returned within 3 business days of the return date will be considered stolen and will be reported to the appropriate authorities.
UWM POLICIES AND FEES: All University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee students are required to familiarize themselves with the schedules, policies, and fees associated with scuba training by reading through the material provided here. Aquatic Adventures will not be responsible for any inconveniences or issues arising from students claiming to be unfamiliar with the material provided for their benefit on this website.