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Having completed your entry-level and advanced training, you may now wish to take your diver training to the next stage. The Rescue Diver course will teach you self reliance as well as awareness of others so that you will be capable and prepared to manage a diving accident in the unlikely event a problem does arise.
The Rescue Diver course makes the subject of accident prevention and management enjoyable and rewarding and opens up a whole new perspective in the diving world.
What form will the course take?
The theory part of the Rescue Diver course includes:
1) Self rescue and stress management
2) First aid equipment and procedures
3) Managing an Emergency
4) Equipment function and potential problems.
The practical part of the course teaches candidates how to foresee, prevent and manage potential diving accidents. Several emergency scenarios are handled including rescuing responsive and unresponsive divers both at the surface and underwater.
The Course Schedule
The course includes a minimum of 3 training sessions in the swimming pool and one day at an open water site to undertake training scenarios. Please check with an Instructor at In Depth Diving for the next scheduled course dates.
What qualifications do I need?
You must be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent with at least 20 logged dives. You must also be at least 15 years of age with a valid First Aid and CPR qualification, such as the PADI Emergency First Response course.
The course costs £270 and includes tuition fees and the Rescue Diver manual. Equipment rental and transportation costs to dive sites are not included in the price. On completion of the course, there is an additional certification fee due to PADI of £25.
To Book a Course
Register today with any of our instructors at In Depth Diving or call 01992 589910 to confirm your place on our next course. A deposit of £100 will be required and you will also be asked to sign a Medical Statement, a Standard Safe Diving Practices Statement of Understanding and an Express Assumption of Risk form prior to the start of your course.