Rescue Diver eLearning

Rescue Diver | eLearning

PADI Rescue Diver Course Online content is broken down into 5 easy-to-learn sections after an introduction.

 
What does it cover?

The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to prevent, and if necessary, manage dive emergencies. The course broadens a diver’s awareness and improves their skills and confidence.

Most certified PADI Rescue Divers look back on their rescue training as one of the most challenging – sometimes demanding – and therefore most rewarding courses they’ve taken. The subject is serious but the training is fun.

The course covers a wide range of topics including,

 

The Psychology of Rescue

Recognizing Diver Stress

Accident Management

Assisting Responsive and Unresponsive Divers at the Surface and Underwater

Equipment Problems

Oxygen Delivery Systems

Missing Diver Procedures

Responding to Diver Emergencies

Inwater Rescue Breathing

 
What are the PADI Rescue Diver course prerequisites?

You need to be at least 12 years old, certified to beyond entry-level with proof of underwater navigation training and fit for diving. Any diver with the prerequisite training who is at least 12 years old may enroll in the PADI eLearning Rescue Diver online program.

 
How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading.

Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored.

What does it cost?

The PADI Rescue Diver Course online paid directly to PADI.

The fee covers:

 

Rescue Diver Online (eLearning)

Certification card processing fee (see extra note)

eRecord

Knowledge Reviews

Quizzes and Exam

Videos

 

At Aquarius dive center we charge an additional fee (246 €) for the inwater portion of your certification.

The fee covers:

 

eLearning Quick Review

10 Rescue exercises

2 Rescue scenarios

Temporary use of course materials

Scubapro dive equipment rental

Cylinder fillings during the course

 

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.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. Though you must finish the online portion of the course within that time frame.

You will have perpetual (unlimited) access to an online version of the PADI Rescue Diver manual

 

What is the minimum amount of time it will take to complete this eLearning program?

The PADI Rescue Diver Course online will take approximately 10 – 12 hours to complete.

 

How do you document that you’ve completed the eLearning segment?

Once you finish the eLearning portion of the course, we at Aquarius dive center will be notified that you have completed it and that you are ready for the practical phase of the program

At the end of the eLearning program, you can print out your eRecord and bring a copy of it with you to our dive center.

What else is required to complete the course?

After completing the online portion of the PADI Rescue Diver Course you’ll visit Aquarius dive center to complete your training.

You’ll take a short eLearning Quick Review to confirm your understanding of safety-related material from the course. Then, you’ll complete the inwater training portion of the course.

One of our PADI instructors will have you complete ten rescue exercises in open (confined) water and finally, you participate in two Rescue Diver Scenarios in open water.

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