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PADI Rescue  Diver

RescueYou´re becoming quite an experienced diver and want to be able to handle any in water situation that may occure!

Or you want to be sure you can look after youself and your buddy when diving, while at the same time increasing your confidence.

The PADI Rescue Diver course offers that.

What is it?

The PADI Rescue Diver course will teach you how to become a higly confident diver with the ability to recognise and respond  to situations than may become an emergency and prevent them happening.  Also to respond and manage emergency diving situtations that may occure.

What do you do?

The PADI Rescue Diver course is split in to 3 distinct areas:
  • Academic study - PADI course materials are very comprehensive and as part of the course you will be issued with a PADI Rescue Diver Crew-Pak.  This pack contains all the manuals and educational tools you will need to complete this programme. 

    As with all PADI diver training courses there is an level of self study to be completed, and you will be requested to complete each section of the PADI Rescue Dive manual.

    As well as self study you will also attend a Knowledge Development review, here you will run though the knowledge reviews from each module of the PADI Rescue Diver manual.

    From this your instructor will assess what gaps, if any, you may have in your diver theory and cover those topics.

    Once you have a fully covered the diver theory required for the PADI Rescue Diver course you will complete a 60 question exam (pass rate 75%), which should be no trouble at all at this stage. 
  • Confined Water Sessions - The PADI Rescue Diver Course has a confined water skilles development session.  During these sessions you will be given the opertunity to practice the skills required to become a PADI Rescue Diver

  • Open Water Session - The final step for a PADI Rescue Diver course to complete the Rescue Diver Scenario practice session.  During this session you will be given scenarios to test the skills you learned during the other portions of this course.

How long does it last?

Typically the PADI Rescue Diver course is run over 2 Tuesday evening confined water sessions, dependant on group size and ability.  Followed by a 1 day Open water session.

However Scubafish can tailor the course to mee your needs. 

How much does it cost?

The PADI Open Water Diver course cost £300 per person

  • Included in the course:
    All Course materials (PADI Rescue Diver Crew-pak and Certification)
  • Not Included in the course:
    Dive site entrance fee
    Kit Hire
    Confined Water Air fills
    Additional Open Water Air fills

What other requirements are there?

You have to be:

12 years or older.
Complete the PADI medical form.
A PADI Advanced Open Water diver or Equivalent.
Have current First Aid training (CPR)  with in the last 2 years.
Have a keen sense of adventure.

What do I need to bring?

  • Adacemic Session - an open mind and the usual note taking equipment.
  • Confined Water Session - Usual Scuba equipment
  • Open Water Sessions - Usual Scuba equipment

When can I do it?

Scubafish run PADI Rescue Diver Courses continually, so when ever your ready to sign up.

What next after this?

You can continue the adventure further by becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver, by completing 5 specialties and 50 Dives.
Or you could Go Pro and become a PADI Divemaster, the first rung of the PADI Professional ladder.

To expand your experience you can also sign up for a Scubafish diving trip to try some of the wonderful diving the UK has to offer as well as those sites overseas.

How do I book?

You can call Scubafish on 020 8643 4399, of send a booking request through the contact us page.



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