The Fun Part
The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.
You may be able to earn NCEA Credits for the PADI Rescue Diver Course.
What You Learn
The first weekend of this course is First Aid Training.
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
Emergency management and equipment
Rescuing panicked divers
Rescuing unresponsive divers
The Scuba Gear You Use
You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.
The Learning Materials You Need
The PADI Rescue Diver knowledge development is completed online. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your PADI Instructor.
Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the online learning materials to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.
To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must
Be 12 years or older
Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
How Do I Get started?
Take the plunge & register for your PADI Rescue Diver online