The PADI Rescue Diver course goals are to increase awareness of diver safety; develop divers’ abilities to anticipate and prevent problems as well as to manage them; teach effective rescue techniques and first aid skills specific to diving; prepare divers to manage diver emergency situations; expand diver knowledge in preparation for PADI leadership-level training.
Who can participate ?
Certified divers 12 year old and PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver (or own equivalent certification from another training agency different than PADI) and certified experience on underwater navigation
Own EFR primary & secondary care certification (or from another training agency different than EFR). Certification issued within 24 mounts
What's the course structure ?
Complete five knowledge development segments and exam.
Demonstrate skills from the Self-Rescue Review either in confined or open water.
Demonstrate skills from Rescue Exercises 1-10 in open water.
Participate in Rescue Scenarios 1 and 2.
Prepare an emergency assistance plan for a dive site.
How long is the course?
No less than 2 days