“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what
you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage
them if they occur.
The Fun Part: Your choice
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.
The Scuba Gear
use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories. Check with your local dive
shop about the gear you’ll use during this course. You can find most everything at the scuba diving
shop in your area.
What You Learn
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
Emergency management and equipment
Rescuing panicked divers
Rescuing unresponsive divers
The Learning Materials
The PADI Rescue Diver crewpack includes all
materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. 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 DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as
needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any
How Long Will it Take?
A total of 3 Saturdays, the
first two in the classroom and pool and the third in open water at Capernwray.
Supervision by a PADI professional
All Course Materials
There are a few requirements
To enrol in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must :
A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another
Be in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water. You should
be able to answer “No” to all questions on the Medical Questionnaire. If you need to answer “Yes”
to any question then don’t worry. You just need a signature off your Doctor or one of our dive
Doctors to say that you are fit to dive an then you you can join us on the course.
Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years
(Ask us about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).
Be 15 years or older
The Cost – Just £275
Also see our special offers page for more
How To book?
Booking with Bolton Area Divers is easy. Start now by
booking onto one of our scheduled courses. You can do this by :
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone – 01204 394441
Or in person – pop in for a brew and a chat. See our contact page for
directions to our Dive Centre
Your Next Adventure
After completing CPR and first aid and the
PADI Rescue Diver course, you should take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these
three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.