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.


PADI Advanced qualification


Cost: $230 plus Padi E-learning
16 hours open water
PADI eLearning academics – 15 hours.

Hire gear is at half normal daily rates.

You also need to complete the Emergency First Response course ($190) or have a current Work Place 1st aid qualification (St John/ Red Cross etc).



9:30 am – 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)







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’


9am – 2.00pm (A)


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 – 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

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