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PADI 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.

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

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.

PADI eLearning®

Online learning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Complete the knowledge development section of your course whenever, wherever it's convenient for you.

 

Work at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor for inwater training, or whenever you have a question.

 

  • eLearning time commitment: 8-12 hours

With Your Instructor

The water training sessions are serious fun. You'll practice handling scenarios such as a leg cramp and assisting a tired diver by role-playing with other students and your instructor.

  • 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: 2-3 days

  • Minimum age: 12 years or older

  • Depth: 0