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PADI Rescue Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver Course takes you beyond the purely recreational level and teaches you awareness of the safety and well-being of other divers. It will increase your confidence in the water as you learn how to deal with challenging situations. You will learn important safety skills like self-rescue, recognizing signs of stress in other divers, how to manage a rescue operation and how to rescue a panicking or unresponsive diver. Many divers found this the most rewarding and fun course they have taken!

  • CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months
  • PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver or higher with Navigation adventure dive completed
  • minimum 12 years old

3-4 days

What to bring

Bring your swimwear and a towel. Everything else is provided by us


400 € + materials and certification fee (110 €)

What you will learn:

Rescue Skills
  • Provide assistance to divers who are tired or in a state of panic
  • Respond to distressed divers both from the shore and underwater
  • Conduct an effective search for a missing diver
  • Administer oxygen and perform in-water rescue breathing
  • Assist victims in exiting the water safely
  • Perform a complete rescue operation for an unresponsive diver at the surface, from start to finish
  • Perform a complete rescue operation for an unresponsive diver underwater, from start to finish
  • Causes of diving emergencies
  • Recognizing signs of distress in divers
  • Dealing with common equipment problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Providing first aid and treating injuries
  • Performing in-water rescue techniques
  • Conducting rescue operations outside of the water
  • Managing accidents and emergency situations

Take the next step and become a PADI Rescue Diver!