PADI Rescue Diver

Rescue Diver training is a must for all divers

Complete your scuba diving training by learning to help yourself and others with the PADI Rescue Diver Course. Through knowledge development and practice scenarios you learn about: self rescue, recognizing and managing stress, emergency management and equipment, rescuing panicked divers, and rescuing unresponsive divers.  Before taking the course you will need Emergency  First Response and Secondary Care (CPR & First Aid) within the last  24 months or you can complete this training during the rescue course. All  divers should complete first-aid, oxygen provider, and rescue  training.  Expect your buddies to be trained in these skills as well.

​Course Overview:

  • Complete five knowledge development segments and exam online via eLearning.
  • Demonstrate skills from the Self-Rescue Review.
  • Demonstrate 10 PADI Rescue Exercises in open water.
  • Participate in Rescue Scenarios 1 and 2 in open water.
  • Prepare an emergency assistance plan for a dive site.

Cost $349.99

Course includes:

Training materials- eLearning course, dive accident management slate, and rescue pocket mask.

Rescue Diver instruction

Rescue Diver certification fee

Does not include:

Required Emergency First Response and Secondary Care Course

Optional Oxygen Provider Certification (highly recommended)

Travel, dive site entry fees, air fills or equipment rentals


PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Emergency First Response and Secondary Care or equivalent.

This is a challenging course. Be sure your dive knowledge and water skills are truly advanced before 

you begin.

Rescue diver certification is a must for all scuba divers.

Rescue diver certification is a must for all scuba divers.