PADI Rescue Diver Course

Rescue diver course

PADI Rescue Diver Course

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.

What is involved:

  • Learn self rescue skills and increase your diving confidence
  • Learn how to rescue and assist others
  • Be better prepared for diving in remote areas
  • Learn how to use specialist rescue equipment and emergency management techniques

Prerequisite: Advanced Diver

Course duration: 1 weekend


  • PADI elearning Pass
  • Gear rental (mask, snorkel, fins & wetsuit excluded)

Not included:

  • Personal O2 Pocket Mask – $50
  • First Aid Course (see below)

Cost: $495

First Aid, CPR & AED Course

First Aid and CPR are good skills for anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case. You also need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. Emergency First Response is a PADI affiliate that specialises in teaching these lifesaving skills – and they’re for anyone, not just divers.

What is involved:

  • Learn primary care (CPR) and secondary care skills (First Aid)
  • Our unique combination of home study and supervised hands on practice make this course simple and fun
  • Recommended First Aid and CPR for Rescue and Divemaster Programs
  • Invaluable life skills for divers and non-divers alike
  • Essential training in the correct care of heart attack victims (AED)

Course duration: Half day


  • Emergency First Response Home Study Kit

Cost: $195