Courses and Training

Rescue Diver

Rescue Diver

The PADI® Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive – in the best possible way. Learn to identify and fix minor issues before they become big problems, gain a lot of confidence, and have serious fun along the way.

Discover why countless divers say Rescue Diver is their favorite scuba course.

eLearning covers self-study material. Your dive operator will charge training fees.

Take This Course If You Want to

  • • Be a better dive buddy
  • • Improve your navigation skills
  • • Enroll in a divemaster course

Learn How to

  • • Help other divers
  • • Fix minor gear issues
  • • Use an emergency oxygen kit

Other Details

  • • Minimum age: 12 years or older
  • • Prerequisites: Adventure Diver/Junior Adventure Diver (or qualifying certification) with completed Underwater Navigation Dive; EFR Primary and Secondary Care training (or qualifying training) within 24 months
  • • Total time commitment: 4-7 days
  • • eLearning time commitment: 8-12 hours
  • • Depth: 0

Learn how to think like a rescue diver through home study and skill practice with an instructor. All PADI courses are flexible and performance-based. You’ll practice basic rescue skills and then show you can effectively apply them in open water.

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