“Challenging” and “Rewarding”
Best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.
The PADI Rescue Diver Course
This course is consistently described as ‘the most fun course so far…’ by divers who’ve completed the Rescue Diver Course. The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding.
What You Learn
- Self rescue
- Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
- Emergency management and equipment
- Rescuing panicked divers
- Rescuing unresponsive divers
You may be able to Get College CreditThe British Columbia Ministry of Education (External Credentials Program for Industrial and Occupational Courses) has approved these courses for school credit: PADI Open Water Diver course (2 credits), PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course (4 credits) and PADI Rescue Diver (4 credits). Grade 10, 11 and 12 students simply present their PADI certification cards to the school administration to apply for credit. for the Rescue Diver course.
How To Start Today
- You must have a PADI Advanced Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
- Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).