Rescue diver course
Challenging and rewarding best describe the PADI Rescue diver course.
As a diver there is always a possibility that something happens. Handling with medical problems is slightly different from acting in other situations.
Effective acting is a part of your Rescue diver course, but more important is that you learn about prevention.
Requirements for PADI Rescue diver
- You must be, minimum age of 12 years.
- Certified as a PADI Adventure diver or equivalent.
- Be trained and current for First aid and CPR within the previous two years. If you are not certified for this we include also the EFR – Emergency First Response training in the Rescue diver course.
Rescue diver program
In the 5 theory sessions of the course we will discus the subjects: self rescue, stress, equipment considerations, first aid and management of emergency situations. The theory will be finished with an exam.
5 open water sessions were you will train how to handle with a diver who has problems at the surface, (both rational and in panic), an unconscious diver, bringing an unconscious diver to the surface, how to handle with a missing diver, reanimate a diver in the water etc.
At the end we have at least 2 scenario’s in which you show how to handle when something happen.
How long will it take?
*If you are already trained and current for First aid and CPR you can follow the 3 day Rescue diver course otherwise you need the 4 day course what include the EFR – Emergency First Response training.
What does the Rescue diver incl. EFR cost?
€ 436 Included Taxes and:
- Transfer from hotel to dive center
- Free transport from dive center to the dive site
- Open water sessions
- Rescue diver manual
- EFR Primary and Secondary Care Participant manual
- Temporary use of course materials
- Scubapro dive equipment rental
- Cylinder refills during the course
- Rescue diver certificate
- EFR – Emergency First Response certificate
* The price of € 436 is only valid when you use our online booking. Standard Rescue incl. EFR is 485 euro.
Every extra session or dive cost € 40 in extra.
The PADI Rescue diver excl. EFR, € 346 online booking. Included Taxes and:
Al the above mentioned exclusive the EFR – Emergency First Response day, manual and EFR certificate.
The price of € 346 is only valid when you use our online booking. Standard Rescue excl. EFR is 385 euro.
With the PADI Rescue diver eLearning option you already complete online all the theory at home, this lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.
Prior to certification as a PADI Rescue diver, you’ll join us at Aquarius dive center to complete your training. One of our PADI instructors will have you complete 10 rescue exercises in open (confined) water and finally, you participate in 2 Rescue diver Scenarios and this all is done in the crystal clear and warm waters around Tenerife.
Extra note – To be certified as a PADI Rescue diver you need also be trained and certified in First Aid, like the Emergency First Response course. This course is not included in the eLearning Rescue diver course.
After you got your eLearning code you have 1 year to complete your training.
To sign-in for Rescue diver eLearning click on the “start today” button.
Rescue diver – what will I need?
All you need is your swimsuit, towel, Adventure diver or Advanced certificate, logbook, dive insurance.
Flying After Diving guidelines say divers should not ascend to a high altitude after single no-decompression dives, a minimum pre-flight surface interval of 12 hours is suggested. Whenever possible, wait 24 hours.
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