PADI Rescue Diver

Padi Rescue diverThe PADI Rescue Diver course is designed to develop your dive knowledge and skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, as well as teach you to manage diving accident situations and apply first aid skills.

It is very much a hands on course, with role-playing to gain the experience needed for most dive incidents.

  • What do I need to start?
  • What will I Learn?
  • How long will it take?
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification
    (or qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Minimum Age: 15 yrs (12 for Junior Divers)
  • You must be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask us about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).
  • 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
  • AED and emergency oxygen delivery systems
  • Dive first aid
  • Swimming and non-swimming rescue techniques
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Panicked diver response
  • Underwater problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing the unconscious diver
  • In-water rescue breathing protocols
  • Rescue Egress ( Water exits )
  • First aid procedures for pressure related accidents
  • Dive accident scenarios
  • Minimum Open Water Training: 5 dives over two days
  • 5 x Knowledge review sessions
  • Learning Materials

    The following learning materials are optional but recommended. Diverse Scuba are able to supply these to you subject to availability. Prices upon request.

  • PADI Rescue Diver Manual
  • PADI Rescue Diver DVD
  • If you wish to make a booking please contact us or feel free to call in to the dive centre for a chat.
    telephone 01375 892444

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