Take the PADI Rescue Diver course with The Dive Shop

"Challenging" and "rewarding" best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you've already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

Learning how to help a tired diverThe Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it's the best course they've ever taken.

What You Learn

  • Self rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.

Rescue EquipmentThe Learning Materials You Need

The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You'll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you'll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.


To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must be:

  • 12 years or older
  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses)
  • A completed Medical Statement and the Continuing Education. Please note any "Yes" on the medical form requires a doctor sign off prior to you entering the course

Learn how to rescue a unconscious diver


For all your learning materials and equipment, contact THE DIVE SHOP.

Your Next Adventure

After completing CPR and first aid and the PADI Rescue Diver course, you should take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the THE DIVE SHOP Team members.



    Start Date Course Type End Date Places Available   Price    
10 Oct 2023 Rescue Diver 15 Oct 2023 2 CA$ 239.00

Induction + Lecture 1
Tue 10 Oct 2023
06:00 PM
04 hours 00 minutes
Pool Session 1 (Optional)
Sat 14 Oct 2023
02:00 PM
05 hours 00 minutes
Open Water Day 1
Sun 15 Oct 2023
08:00 AM
07 hours 00 minutes
Two Jack/ Minni
Open Water Day 2
Sun 15 Oct 2023
08:00 AM
07 hours 00 minutes
Two Jack/ Minni

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