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Rescue Diver Plus

Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed.

Rescue Diver Plus includes PADI Rescue Diver, Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) and the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Speciality certifications.

Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care

Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.

EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care. The course is equally suitable for non-divers and divers and is similar to the basic first aid courses offered by non-diving organisations. If you are a diver, the course meets the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings.

PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider speciality

Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you’re ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.

You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen.

PADI Rescue Diver

During the course you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises you learn what to look for and how to respond.

Once you've completed your PADI Rescue Diver Plus why not think about going Pro with the PADI Divemaster course?

Testimonials

Read what past students had to say about the PADI Rescue Diver course

Ben Kingshott
After completing my Advanced Open Water Diver course with Dive Academy and enjoying the excellent instructor tuition which I found clear and concise, I decided I wanted to improve my diving skills to be able to assist in a diver emergency if ever needed. The rescue course was the most challenging course yet. It gave me the skills and confidence to respond to diving problems. With eLearning and pool training I felt ready to demonstrate my newly learnt skills in Open Water which turned out to be one of my most rewarding diving days yet. The PADI Rescue Diver course gave me the confidence to help myself and others stay safe doing what we love. A must have course!
Ben Kingshott
Ben Kingshott
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