Our PADI Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive – in the best possible way!
Learn to identify and fix minor issues before they become big problems, gain a lot of confidence and have serious fun along the way. It is the most challenging and rewarding PADI course available.
Rescue Diver Pre-Requisites
- Minimum age is 12.
- Children aged 12 to 14 year olds will be awarded the rating of PADI Junior Rescue Diver.
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent certification from another training agency.
- PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) course within 24 months.
- All participants must download and complete the PADI Medical Disclaimer Form prior to participation. Any pre-existing medical conditions highlighted on this form will require medical clearance before we can allow you to take part.
RESCUE DIVER COURSE £425pp
You will also need to purchase the PADI Diving Accident Management Workslate and a Rescue Breathing Mask
The course fee includes main equipment hire, air, tuition, PADI Rescue Diver eLearning Manual, swimming pool fees, PADI Certification fee. Not entry fees to inland dive sites.
4 weeks (1 evening per week) - 2 Open Water Dives, 1 day at a UK inland dive site.
How do I sign up?
- Download, complete and email the PADI Medical Disclaimer Form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pay your non-refundable deposit to secure your place. Balance payment is required prior to going to open water. (Any discounts are applied at the end of your chosen course).
- Once your order comes through we will check the calendar and advise you of our next available start date.
What will I do?
Build your confidence as a diver, give you valuable experience in emergency management and prevention and heighten your awareness of the surrounding environment.
Learn the techniques needed to deal with tired, panicked, unresponsive and unconscious divers. This is developed through to worst case scenarios and in water resuscitation techniques.
Knowledge Development is based on a self-study method, allowing you to study in your own time, at your own pace, via eLearning.
Confined Water Session - there are a minimum of four confined pool sessions where you will develop problem solving and accident management techniques. These skills are performed in a realistic but enjoyable way giving the candidate the solid foundations of understanding and successfully managing any problem. There will be lots of time to practice in group scenario situations and role-playing exercises.
Open Water Dives - there are two Open Water Rescue Scenarios to complete, over one day. These accident scenarios give students the opportunity to apply all of the skills that were practiced in confined water, in a more realistic setting.
When are they held?
The sessions are held every Wednesday evening at The Ridgeway Leisure Centre Pool, Wroughton 8:00pm, kit up 7:45pm. SATNAV SN4 9DJ
You have the option of enrolling onto the PADI Divemaster course, the first step on the PADI professional ladder. This is your ticket to international travel and opportunities to gain employment in the dive industry. Alternatively, complete five PADI Specialty courses and earn PADI’s highest non-professional rating of PADI Master Scuba Diver.