IDC Guide


Rescue Diver

By taking the PADI Rescue Diver Course, your future as a safer and better equipped diver is assured. Our Experienced and professional training team are ready to help you all the way, so simply give us a call or send us an email and we can get you back into the water and help you continue your own personal underwater journey..

When can you start? Most dive centres will have a Rescue Diver courses monthly schedule so you can start as soon as you are ready. Once you reach the PADI Rescue Diver grade you will probably start to consider moving up to the professional rating of PADI Divemaster

What will you do during the PADI Rescue Diver Course? Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. During the five open water sessions, you’ll cover: Self-rescue and diver stress, dive first aid, emergency management and equipment, swimming and non-swimming assists, panicked diver response, underwater problems, missing diver procedures, surfacing the unconscious diver, in water artificial respiration, egress (exits), first aid procedures for pressure related accidents and dive accident scenarios.

I am ready to take this exciting step, What qualifies myself to be able to start?

You will need to hold the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent, be 12 years old or older and have dived 20 times previously and can prove this by having them in your log book.
Its crucial that you have passed a recognised CPR program (with last 2 years, for example: PADI EFR)

Great, what do I get to do? what do I get and how much does it cost?

The course includes equipment hire, transportation and boat fees and PADI Certification fees. Students will be supplied with the PADI Rescue Diver Manual prior to starting the course.

Pool sessions, Open Water Dives, Rescue Diver Manual, Theory lessons, PADI Rescue Diver Examination, PADI Certification (PIC) we issue Gold Cards Your 3 Open Water Dives with rescue scenarios, full rental equipment.
Duration: 2 – 4 days,


Combine with the Emergency First Response Course

Where can you go after completing this program? The PADI Rescue Diver certification will allow you to participate in the PADI Divemaster course or apply for the PADI Master Scuba Diver if combined with 5 PADI Specialty ratings. The Divemaster course is the first step towards a professional diving career.

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