PADI 5 Star IDC

PADI Rescue

Are you up for a challenge?

The PADI Rescue Diver course is a challenging but at the same time, rewarding and fun course.

It gives you more confidence as a diver by learning how to prevent & manage problems underwater.

You will be the most sought after dive buddy once you are a certified PADI Rescue Diver!

PADI Rescue Diver

Prerequisites:

  • must be at least 12 years old or older
  • must be PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent from other training organisations)
  • must have Emergency First Response Primary & Secondary Care training within the last 24 months, CPR & First Aid (or equivalent from other training organisations)

The course is divided into 3 simple sections:

  • Theory Session
    • You will be required to complete the Theory Session before the Introductory Pool Session & Open Water Dives.
    • There are 5 sections in the PADI Rescue Diver manual. You will be required to complete 5 Knowledge Reviews, watch the PADI Rescue Diver Video, complete an Emergency Action Plan & a simple MCQ exam.
  • Pool Session (Introduction to the skills)
    • The skills learned in the PADI Rescue Diver Course will be new to most divers, so we want to introduce you to the skills in a pool before repeating them in the open water dives.
  • Open Water Dives
    • You will be required to complete 3 Open Water Dives in the sea. The skills learned in the Pool Session will be repeated to ensure competency.
    • There will be 2 Rescue Scenarios as a final assessment to apply the skills and knowledge presented throughout this course to a realistic scenario.

What you will learn:

  • Self rescue skills
  • Recognising, preventing & managing stress in other divers
  • Dealing with accidents competently
  • Rescuing panicked & unresponsive divers
  • Discover
    Discover
  • Open Water
    Open water
  • Advanced
    Advanced
  • Rescue
    Rescue
  • Divemaster
    Divemaster
  • Professional
    Professional