Rescue Diver


SKU: 1875 Category:


 “Challenging and rewarding” best describes the PADI Rescue Diver Course. This course expands your knowledge and experience level: Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challeging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue diver training prepares you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the most valuable course they have ever taken.  

Course Structure

The PADI Rescue diver Course consist’s of five academic knowledge reviews and a final exam. To achieve mastery in this area you will watch a video and your instructor will review your five knowledge review’s. You will conduct 10 training exercises which you will master in confined water before repeating them in Open Water these incl:

Self-rescue review

  • Tired diver
  • Panicked diver
  • Response from shore,boat or dock (responsive diver)
  • Distressed diver underwater
  • Missing diver
  • Surfacing the unresponsive diver
  • Unresponsive diver at the surface 
  • Exiting the unresponsive diver
  • First aid for pressure related injuries and oxygen admin
  • Response from shore/boat to unresponsive (nonbreathing) diver at the surface

 Once your 10 training exercises have been conducted in open water you will then complete your two final scenario’s. You will complete an emergency assistance plan for the area that you will be conducting your scenario practise.


  • 12 years old
  • PADI (junior) adventure diver
  • EFR Primary and Secondary care training within 24 months

Additional information

Weight 0.1000 kg
Rescue Diver

Rescue Diver course only, Rescue Diver plus EFR