Do you want to become a better, more confident and prepared diver? Then join our PADI Rescue Diver course!
Now that you are an Advanced diver, it’s time to take the next step. The Rescue course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they’ve ever taken!
The best Rescue Divers not only know how to deal with emergency situations, but how to anticipate and prevent them. Prevention is key! During this course, you will learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.
Did you know that having a Rescue certification opens the door to more diving opportunities? For example, to become a volunteer diver at the Long Beach Aquarium, you need to have your rescue certification. Also, if you are planning to become a dive professional, rescue is your final step before Divemaster!
March 18: EFR
March 19: academics and pool
March 20: Spectre Dive boat
Skills that will be covered during your training:
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
Emergency management and equipment
Rescuing panicked divers
Rescuing unresponsive divers
Dive accident scenarios
Search and recovery scenarios
Prerequisite: Advanced Diver rating & EFR (First Aid and Secondary Care within 24 months) Should you need to take it, it costs $125 including study materials, certification card.
*Students are required to have their own personal equipment: mask, fins, boots, gloves, snorkel & dive bag. Ocean Adventures offers great specials for those who do not yet own their own gear! Rental of primary scuba gear (wet suit, regulator, BCD, weights, tank) is $50 for the 2 days training (Regular Price $50/day)
What does the course fee include?
Study materials (Rescue Diver Manual and Diving Accident Management Flowchart)