PADI Rescue Diver Course

PADI Rescue Diver Course

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The PADI Rescue Diver Course

“Serious fun” best describes 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.

Diving Activity Dives Agency Price
Emergency First Response - PADI 6,000 THB
Rescue Diver 3 PADI 14,500 THB
Master Scuba Diver 16 PADI 45,500 THB

PADI (Junior) Adventure Divers who are at least 12 years old may enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training before or during the Rescue Diver course.

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What is a PADI Rescue Diver?

A PADI rescue Diver, is a certified diver, who is comfortable with their own dive skills and is now thinking of others. Not only will this course improve your own self rescue skills, it will also teach you how to assist other divers in distress, conduct and manage rescue situations, whether it being a missing diver or injured diver in water or on land or boat.

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Who does the PADI Rescue Diver Course?

This course is open to any diver that has an entry level, adventure diver with navigation certification and a desire to improve their own diving skills and assist fellow divers who may find themselves in distress.

The PADI rescue Diver course is also a requirement for whose who choose to follow a professional path in scuba diving. Some say, completing your Rescue Diver course “is” your first step as a professional diver. This course is challenging as well as rewarding!

What is involved in the PADI Rescue Diver Course?

The PADI Rescue Diver course, is made up of three sections. Knowledge development, skill practice and realistic scenario’s, just to put your skills to the test. Knowledge development is supported with video and knowledge reviews. Skills practice is conducted in confined water, this helps the candidate better master the skills prior to heading to open water. The open water dives, is where your skills will be put to the test, with “realistic” in water rescue scenario’s. We don’t expect you to be superman, one person can only do so much!

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