Rescue Diver

“Challenging" and “rewarding" is what best describes the PADI RESCUE DIVER course, a fundamental course to have rescue and self-rescue knowledge. They will fight to dive by your side.


  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have an equivalent certificate from another organization).
  • Be trained and up to date in first aid and CPR within the previous two years (ask your instructor about the first aid courses).
  • Emergency First Response CPR and first aid


Based on what you have already learned, this course expands your knowledge on how to prevent problems and how to manage them if they occur.

The fun part

The fun part of this course is rising up to the challenges and mastering them. Most divers believe that this course is demanding and rewarding, and at the end they say it’s the best course they have ever taken.

What will you learn?

  • Self-rescue
  • Recognize and manage the stress of other divers.
  • Team and emergency management.
  • Rescue of divers in panic.
  • Rescue of unconscious divers.
  • The diving equipment you will use.
  • Use all your basic diving equipment, including a dive computer and accessories.

Price of the Rescue Diver € 350.

The teaching materials you will use

The PADI RESCUE DIVER work package includes all the materials required to complete the PADI RESCUE DIVER course, including a pocket mask. You will learn to think like a rescue diver and you will have a look at the techniques that you will practice with your PADI Instructor. Once you have completed the Rescue Diver course, you can re-watch the DVD to refresh your diving safety skills as many times as you need. This toolkit of knowledge and techniques will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation