You will expand your knowledge and experience beyond purely recreational level because you'll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.
What do I need to start
PADI open water diver.
Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for PADI junior rescue diver)
Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months, i.e. EFR.
To qualify, you complete a number of pool sessions and four open water-
What will I do
Rescue diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage
You will read and complete 5 academic modules from your manual and complete the knowledge reviews. Attend dry class to review modules and take your exam.
In the pool or confined water you’ll cover:
Response from shore, boat.
Distressed diver underwater .
Surface the unresponsive diver.
Unconscious diver at the surface.
Exiting with a unresponsive diver.
First aid for pressure related injuries and oxygen administration.
Response from shore/boat unresponsive diver.
4 open water scenarios.
What will I need
PADI Rescue diver crew-
PADI Rescue diver DVD.