Rescue Diver Course

recovery of an unconscious scuba diver exercise

recovery of an unconscious scuba diver exercise

Rescue Diver is a 2 day program (plus e-learning for the academic section) that will develop your knowledge and skills so you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render first aid. The program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver.

PREREQUISITES:

NAUI Open Water qualification or PADI Advanced qualification

HOW OUR COURSE WORKS

Cost NAUI / PADI $390
16 hours openwater
Plus E – learning academics – 15 hours.

Hire gear is at normal daily rates.

You also need to complete a basic first aid course. We run these regularly (2 nights) or you can complete/ use a work place 1st aid qualification (St John/ Red Cross etc)

COURSE OUTLINE

 

DAY 1
9am – 10:30am (A) PADI Rescue video: 1-4.
10:30am – 2pm (OW) Tired diver assist
Panicked diver assist.
Response from shore or boat.
Out of air exercises.
2pm – 2.30pm Lunch
2.30pm – 7pm (A)

(OW) 

 

 

 

(A)

 

PADI Rescue video: 5 & 6

Missing diver search – ( three types)
Surfacing with the unconscious diver.

 

CPR manikin training.

Using oxygen equipment,
DAN Video: ‘Oxygen first aid in dive accidents’

 

DAY 2
9am – 2.00pm (A)

(OW)

PADI Rescue video: 7 -10

Unconscious diver on the surface, resusitation and equipment removal

Exits – shore/boat.

First aid procedure for pressure related accidents.

2pm – 3.pm Lunch
3pm – 5pm (OW) Diving accident scenarios.

All skill sessions are sea dives to make your training as realistic as possible.

Contact us for more information or to book your Rescue Diver Course