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RESCUE DIVER Prevent problems, and manage them if they occur.

The PADI Rescue Diver Course

"Challenging" and "rewarding" best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you've already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.


COURSE PRICE & DURATION: $675 (all inclusive)
3-4 days (after eLearning)  As this is a performance based class we can only estimate the length of time it will take.
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You'll pay $169 to PADI upon enrollment and the balance to SCUBA when you reserve your space with us
PREREQUISITES: 12 Years Old PADI Advanced Certification (or equivalent from other agency)First Aid and CPR training within the past two years (We offer those courses too). COURSE CONTENTS: Knowledge development online or with a combination of textbook and DVD. Confined water (pool) sessions Openwater rescue scenarios EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: We provide everything you need. LINKS: PADI Medical Questionnaire

What You Learn

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


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.

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it's the best course they've ever taken.



What Does It Cost?




What Is Included:  Everything!

  • eLearning or combination textbook and DVD
  • Confined Water (pool) training
  • Openwater training in rescue scenarios
  • Use of all scuba gear
  • 10% discount on any dive gear you choose to purchase while in the class
  • Rescue diver crew pak
  • Pocket mask
  • Processing of your certification card


Your Next Adventure

After completing CPR and first aid and the PADI Rescue Diver course, you should take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.