PADI Rescue Diver
Are you ready to take your dive training to the next level? Then strap in and enjoy the ride to become a PADI Rescue Diver with Dive Life.
Divers often describe the Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most fun and rewarding course they’ve ever taken. When you know that you can help yourself and others in need of rescuing it greatly enhances your confidence in the water.
Throughout this course you will learn to prevent and manage problems in the water and you will become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature to you. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in the rescue scenarios that you work through.
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to confidently deal with dive emergencies, both minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond correctly in any given situation. During the rescue scenarios, you put into practice theory and the acquired skills – topics include:
- Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
- Emergency management and -equipment
- Rescuing panicked divers
- Rescuing unresponsive divers
You will complete your course with one of Dive Life’ passionate certified instructors who will make this a genuinely fun and safe experience tailored for your needs and special requests.
You should expect to use approx. 25-30 hours in total in 3 days. This includes reading, understanding and going over the theory and all the exercises you must complete in the course.
It is possible to do the theory part online via PADI’s eLearning portal to save precious vacation time: insert special Dive Life link
Pre-requisites: Adventure Diver, at least 12 years old. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training during the PADI Rescue Diver course together with Dive Life.
Price: USD 420 – includes everything you need to complete the course; material, all equipment needed, theory sessions, pool sessions and open water dives
PADI Certification fee is not included and comes at a cost of USD 40,00.