Challenge yourself to seek the knowledge to handle problems on the water and help others if needed with this challenging scuba course. Not only will you improve your skills as a diver, but you will be able to effectively execute problem management in dive situations, and help others on the water when problems arise. This crucial skillset not only makes you the best kind of dive buddy, but keeps you safe on the water. 

The PADI Rescue Diver Course outlines and identifies several different types of rescue scenarios, and gives you the skills needed to properly handle the situation. By practicing these scenarios and the appropriate rescue strategies, you will feel safer on the water in your own diving adventures, and also be able to help others who may run into stress on the water. By being able to respond to these incidents effectively, you can ensure all of your dive excursions always have a positive outcome!

You can begin your training as a PADI Rescue Diver online, and complete your coursework at your own convenience. Once you have completed the online eLearning training, you're ready to schedule in-water time with a PADI instructor for practicing rescue scenarios. 

Skills you'll be able to execute with second nature by the end of the course:

  • Self-rescue
  • Recognize and react to other divers in distress
  • Emergency management and equipment 
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers