Rescue Diver Course
As you progress through your continuing education program, open water to advanced open water, the next logical step is to complete your rescue diver course. This course will expand 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 challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they have ever taken.
The PADI Rescue Diver course goals are to:
- Increase awareness of diver safety.
- Develop divers’ abilities to anticipate and prevent problems as well as to manage them.
- Teach effective rescue techniques and first aid skills specific to diving.
- Prepare divers to manage diver emergency situations.
- Expand diver knowledge in preparation for PADI leadership-level training.
The course includes Knowledge Development, Rescue Training Sessions and Open water rescue scenarios.
- Must be 12 years of above. Children between 12 to 15 years can get certified as Junior rescue divers but they have to dive with a certified adult.
- Must have successfully completed sanctioned course on cardio pulmonary resuscitation and basic first air within a period of last 24 months.
- Must be a certified PADI Advanced open water diver or equivalent
- Should have at logged at least 20 dives including deep and navigation dives.
Benefits of Rescue Diver course
Completion of rescue diver course make you a breed apart from other divers and you gain much respect among divers. With this respect it carries responsibility of acting prudently in emergency situation to save life.
This course provides you confidence not only to help others, but to help yourself in emergency situations.
This is the first logical step towards becoming a dive professional if that is your goal or achieve the highest rating in non professional diving – Master Scuba Diver.
Forms & documents required for starting the Rescue Diver Course
- PADI Rescue Diver Manual and Diving Accident Management Work slate
( Log book, RDP)
- Please download the following forms from our download section :-
- Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement – Form No. 10072
- Standard Safe Diving Practices and Statement of Understanding – Form No. 10060
- Medical Statement Form No. 10063
- One 4.5 cm x 5.7 cm clear head and shoulder photograph
- All relevant diving equipment, such as air cylinders, fins, wet suits, snorkels, etc.
- All relevant course material
- Boat trips required for ocean/sea dives
- Airfare, hotel-stay, or any other travel arrangement to/from Goa
- Hotel/airport transfers
- Any item not specifically mentioned in the inclusions section