Rescue Diver

People who have completed the Rescue Diver course will tell you it's the best course that they have done, and that perhaps more than any other certification to date, they felt like they had earned it by the end of the course. Challenging and rewarding best describes the course, but at the same time your diving will be transformed.

You'll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. It's a great way to build your confidence. Rescue diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and if necessary manage emergencies.

You'll cover topics such as self-rescue and diver stress, emergency management and equipment, panicked diver responses, in water rescue breathing protocols, removing an injured diver from the the water and then how to put it all into practice in some dive accident scenarios.

  • Minimum Age
  • 12 years old.
  • Duration
  • Two pool sessions and two days of open water scenarios
  • Prerequisites
  • You must be certified as an Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent.
  • Cost
  • £340 if you already have an emergency first aid qualification.
  • £390 including Emergency First Response course.
All you'll need... Learning materials, Instruction, Standard pool time if required *, Air fills, Equipment hire**, Certification fees and Certificate or Card on completion.
All divers and student divers are required to complete a PADI Medical Statement when joining us for any inwater activities. If you have any questions about this please ask us.

Please note: Transportation to sites, dive site entry and boat charter costs (if applicable) are not included in the price.

* One to one, extra instruction and additional pool time will be quoted as extra, subject to requirements.
** Subject to availability and sizing.

If you would like further information please contact us info@divesouth.co.uk

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