|The PADI Rescue
and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver
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
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
•Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
•Emergency management and equipment
•Rescuing panicked divers
•Rescuing unresponsive divers
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 organization)
•Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years.
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