How do you take a subject like accident prevention and management and turn it into fun? Call it the PADI Rescue Diver program!
The PADI Rescue Diver program develops your knowledge and skills so you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render first aid. The program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver. PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent) certification is also a prerequisite for all PADI leadership programs.
To get into the PADI Rescue Diver program, youll need to be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water DiverorAdvanced Plus Nitrox(or equivalent) and must be at least 15 years old. The PADI Junior Rescue Diver program is available if youre between the ages of 12 and 14 and hold a PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver or Advanced Plus Nitrox (or equivalent) rating.
self-rescue and diver stress
All of these topics are covered in the PADI Rescue Diver Manual and Rescue Diver video. We offer classes 7 days of week.
Rescue Diver Online
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After successfully completing the program, you'll receive the internationally recognized PADI Rescue Diver certification card.