Rescue Diver Course Overview

Rescue Diver Certification is considered a challenging but satisfying course that equips participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to prevent and solve problems in the water. It helps divers become more confident in their abilities to solve underwater crisis and help others in need. Although it’s a serious course, it can also be fun.

PADI (Junior) Adventure Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive are qualified to enroll in this course. You’re also required to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.

Operation: Daily

Duration: 2-3 days

Requirements: Certified scuba diver, CPR & First Aid

This course provides you with knowledge development and rescue exercises to prepare you for minor and major dive emergencies.  Topics tackled include: Self rescue, Recognizing and managing stress in other divers, Emergency management, and equipment, Rescuing panicked divers, and Rescuing unresponsive divers.

For this course, you will need basic scuba equipment and a pocket mask for in-water resuscitation exercises. You will learn various rescue techniques using oxygen unit, floats, marker buoys and sometimes CPR mannequins.

Price: US $450

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