PADI Rescue Diver

The four day PADI Rescue Diver course is designed to develop your dive knowledge and skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, as well as teach you to manage diving accident situations and apply first aid skills.

Practicing Mouth to Mouth

Emergency First Responder


Advanced Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification beyond entry level (at least two certifications total), with proof of 20 or more logged dives documenting experience in deep diving and underwater navigation.

Rescue Diver course student diver must have successfully completed a sanctioned course in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR-Primary Care) and basic first aid (Secondary Care) within the past two years (24 months).

Minimum age: 15 (12 to 14 year old may earn the Junior Rescue Diver Certificate)


  • Academic Materials (including crew pack, excluding video).
  • Dive Equipment
  • Air Fills
  • Pool Entrance fees
  • Dive Site Entrance Fees
  • Registration Fees

Comprises of:

After watching the video and making the theory parts of the course with exams, you will need to undertake 10 different Rescue skills including rope throwing, search and recovery, and raising an unconsious diver to the surface.   Once this part as been completed, there will be senarios to put in to practice what you have learnt in a realistic manner.  This course is a great springboard to becoming a PADI Dive Master.

Get ready to Go Pro

Rescue Diver


The cost will depend on how you make the course, you may wish to make the course over day trips, or you may prefer to complete the exercises on land/pool, then complete the course on our liveaboard.  However you want to do it, please send us a booking request and we can suggest the best method to suit your time frame and requirements.  You also have the option to complete the theory section of the course with PADI e-learning which is an effective method of learning which will save you time during your precious holiday.  Click the picture below to go to the PADI site to book.

Become a PADI Rescue Diver

Rescue Course