PADI Rescue Diver Course

PADI Rescue Diver Course

Learn how to prevent emergencies & become the diver that others rely on with the PADI Rescue Diver course

The PADI Rescue diver course is one of the most challenging & rewarding of PADI certification courses you can do. The PADI Rescue diver course improves your skills and confidence as a diver & is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to identify, manage & prevent diver or scuba diving emergencies, this course is slightly more demanding than the OW, or AOW as you might possibly have to rescue multiple people while still in the water and potentially out of it, but it is also a lot of fun because your instructor can develop rescue scenarios that will challenge and engage your level of awareness, water skills and general fitness. The course also teaches you to have more awareness of other divers and the problems that can occur; you will learn how to recognise and control potential danger before it can become an emergency and manage scenarios such as diver stress, panicked swimmers or an unconscious diver.

The Rescue diver course is often quoted as being one the best scuba diving courses a diver can complete, with the simulated rescue scenarios concentrating on serious subjects whilst having fun and making you a much more visibly aware diver and source of knowledge for those with lower levels of training.

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Course Options & Pricing

There are two main options with the Rescue Diver course depending on your current level of first aid training. If you have a valid first aid qualification or training certificate the PADI Rescue diver course can be done over two days. If you do not have a first aid certification you will need to also complete a PADI Emergency First Response course before you become a certified Rescue Diver.

PADI eLearning Available

The very important theory for the PADI Rescue Diver course is quite intensive. Free up some time and concentrate on your in-water skills by completing all the theory at home. For an additional THB 1,000 you can have all your theory complete and skip the classroom section completely when on your Phuket holiday.

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Course Dives Days Price
Emergency First Response 0 1 5,000 THB
Rescue Diver 3 2 11,000 THB
Rescue Diver + EFR 3 3 16,000 THB
Practising PADI Rescue Diver Skills In Phuket

Practising PADI Rescue Diver Skills In Phuket

Course Pre Requisites

  • Minimum 12 Years of Age
  • Have the PADI Adventure Diver or Advanced Open Water certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Hold a current/valid first aid and CPR qualification within the last two years

What You Get Out Of It

Once you have completed the PADI Rescue Diver course you will be happy to find that you are far more confident and self reliant diver both in and out of the water, and that confidence is key to maintaining a healthy diving lifestyle, this course fills in the knowledge gaps and focuses on making sure that when you are diving that not only have you made sure you are doing it safely, but that those with you and those around you are also diving safely.

So confidence is what you get from this course, confidence which you can’t be lost and knowledge that will stay with you for a very long time, knowledge which you can share with others to help them become better & safer divers and knowledge that keeps you safe in all your scuba diving activities.

You will also receive a PADI Rescue Diver Manual & first aid pocket mask.

Where Do We Dive

As you can see from the Scuba Diving Tours we offer at Local Dive Thailand, there are three dive tours, two of these dive tours are suitable for Rescue Diver training, they are…

Location Dives Price
Racha Yai, Racha Noi 3 Included
Phi Phi Island 3 Included

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