Rescue Diver

Prevent problems, and manage them if they occur.

PADI Rescue Diver

"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.


Rescue Diver Pool Practice


The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it's the best course they've ever taken.

What You Learn

  • Self-rescue procedures
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

This certification includes: 2 classroom sessions followed by pool practice and then 5 Open Water dives one weekend.

What You Need

GEAR:  You'll need all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.

MATERIALS:  The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You'll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you'll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and techniques will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.

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PREREQUISITES:  To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must be:

  • 12 years or older
  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Be trained and current for Emergency First Response within the previous two years


Class Start Dates


  • May 21, 2024
  • June 25, 2024
  • July 23, 2024
  • August 27, 2024
  • September 24, 2024
  • October 22, 2024


What's Next

  • Oxygen Provider
  • Emergency First Response

Together with your Rescue Diver Certification, these two will round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.


For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of our Team members.