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Rescue Diver Course
Continued Education Course

From $449.00

Duration 2 Days

Every PADI Rescue Diver you speak to will tell you that it is the best course on offer. Whilst by far, the most physically demanding course in the PADI repertoire, this course in the space of just one weekend you will feel the change in your own diving habits, views and limits. This course offers a different perspective on diving with buddies and other divers in general. The best part… It's fun! Learn what to do in dangerous situations, how to search for a missing diver and if you find them, how to bring them back to the surface safely. No one ever wants to be in a position where their Rescue Diver skills are required, but wouldn't you rather be prepared?

Here's how it works!

First thing you'll need with the Perth Scuba PADI Rescue Diver course is a reasonable idea about first aid. If you don't have this, we will train you on the night before your rescue course so it's fresh in your mind. At Perth Scuba The PADI EFR course is always run in conjunction with the Rescue Diver Course. If you already have a current first aid certificate, no need to worry, its on with the show for you!

Day 1


On Day 1 of the Perth Scuba RESCUE Diver course, your Instructor will go through all of the areas of what usually causes problems with relation to diving incidents, you will learn about self rescue and the rescue of others, you will be trained in correct search procedures and be given an insight into how to best manage any situation thrown at you. Diver stress, being able to spot it and remedy it is another very important area covered in this fantastic course. Theory done and it's off to the ocean for a hard day at the office. Here your Instructor will more than likely choose diving conditions a little less than ideal for pleasure diving, after all how often are you likely to need to rescue someone in a pool? Here you will be put through the paces in locating missing divers and safe ascents and descents, next you will have some surface fun with role playing as a panicked diver, Rescue Diver beware, this one gets messy! There is so much more to do but we wont tell you it all now, you'll have nothing to find out for yourself!

Day 2


The next day (after a good nights rest) you are back into it with some really well planned Rescue Scenarios. Perth Scuba's Instructional team have the best rescue scenarios which will really keep you on your toes… or fins really. Don't think it's all over when everyone is safe at the shore… you just never know what might happen next. Love of hate your instructor during the course… did we mention it was a physical one? – you will have nothing but praise at the end when your training all fall into place and you feel like a real ready to go PADI Rescue Diver.

After day 2—it's a trip back to the store as a qualified Perth Scuba PADI Rescue Diver!

You have just completed a course which not only helps yourself, but helps others. This is one of diving's most selfless acts and you are to be congratulated for your hard work. You are now officially able to qualify as a Master Scuba Diver (if you have 5 specialty certifications) Which is the highest level achievable as a recreational diver!! Well Done.

Let's go one step further… You are now one course away to becoming a Perth Scuba PADI Professional.

Naturally you are now also officially a member of Perth Scuba's elite and a part of the most active dive club in Perth. We are diving next week for free… want to join us? Welcome Aboard!

Rescue Course Pre-requisites:

  • A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation)
  • A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation)
  • Current Emergency First Response (First Aid) certification - if you don't already hold this qualification this can be added on to your Rescue Diver Course for only $149!
  • 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)