PADI Scuba Rescue Diver

"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.

The 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.

Get College Credit
You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Rescue Diver Course.

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.

The 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.

Prerequisites: To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must be:
- 12 years or older
- Have a PADI Adventure/Advanced Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
- 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).

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.


Lets Get Started

Call us at (919) 341-2787 to enroll in the Scuba Rescue course,  get Scuba Rescue Crew Pak and start learning. Our PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your rescue exercises and scenarios.

Tuition for PADI Scuba Rescue certification is : $179. You will also need the PADI Scuba Rescue Diving Crew Pak: $99.99.


If you prefer Register for Rescue Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – Click Here to start now. You progress through five knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Rescue Diver Manual for reference during and after the course