The Rescue Diver program will build your confidence as a diver, give you valuable experience in emergency management and prevention, and heighten your awareness of the surrounding environment.
This is an important and critical step in diver-training: you will learn how to take care of yourself (self-rescue skills are highly under-estimated and extremely valuable) and you will also learn how to lend valuable assistance to others in a variety of emergency situations, and to develop your initiative - work on prevention rather than cure! Ask yourself - would I know what to do in an emergency?
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include: