Instructor Program

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Overview

The PADI Rescue Diver course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for individuals to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, manage diving accident situations, render proper first aid and qualify for PADI Divemaster training.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite certification for enrollment is PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or has an equivalent rating. Divers must also complete a PADI Emergency First Response Course or equivalent First Aid and CPR Course prior to course completion.

Minimum Age

12

Class Description

The PADI Rescue Diver course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for individuals to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, manage diving accident situations, render proper first aid, and qualify for PADI Divemaster training.

Training consists of:

  • Classroom sessions
  • Confined Water Training
  • Open Water Training Scenarios
  • Final Exam
Equipment Requirements:
  • Full SCUBA including submersible pressure gauge and an alternate air source
  • Compass
  • Dive Knife
  • Whistle
  • Depth Gauge
  • Dive Timer
  • Wreck Reel
  • Safety Sausage
  • Pocket Mask
  • PADI Rescue Manual with Slate
Before Class:
  • Students should read and answer the questions at the end of each section before the first class meeting.
  • Complete the PADI Medical Form prior to first day of class.
Cost

$225.00.

Click here for training schedule.

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