•  This course is essential if you want to move towards being professional. It will enhance your knowledge and development of Scuba Diving. You will achieve 5 rescue training sessions (in pool, confined or open water, from shore or boat) plus 4 open water rescue scenarios. Before starting module 2 of the Rescue Diver course, it is necessary to complete an Emergency First Response course within 24 months, or an equivalent 'accepted' certification including primary care (CPR) and secondary care (First Aid) within 24 months. Everyone is asked to complete a day's diving prior to starting the Rescue Course, to check weights, buoyancy and equipment.

    The areas of knowledge you will cover:

    • Response from shore or boat with both a responsive and unresponsive diver 
    • Distressed diver underwater 
    • Missing diver 
    • Surfacing the unresponsive diver 
    • Response at surface and exit 
    • First aid for pressure related injuries and oxygen administration
    • The psychology of rescue 
    • Preparation for emergencies 
    • Accident management 
    • Responding to diver emergencies 
    • Self-rescue 
    • Tired diver 
    • Panicked diver 

    • All divers must be a minimum age of 12 years. 
    • PADI requests you have a signed a Medical Certificate. 
    • You must already be a PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent).

     

    PADI Rescue Diver
    3 Days
    Center Rates
    All Sites €320
    All Equipment Rentals are inclusive for the duration of the course.
    Manual €35, Pocket mask: €25, Certificate fee € 30.