Challenge yourself and take a leap into the PADI Rescue Diver Course!

And Be a Better Dive Buddy!

Course Prerequisites

12 years minimum age.

Adventure Diver/Junior Adventure Diver (or qualifying certification) with completed Underwater Navigation Dive

EFR Primary and Secondary Care training (or qualifying training) within 24 months

Certification Requirements

Learn how to think like a rescue diver through study and skill practice with an instructor.

You'll practice basic rescue skills and then show you can effectively apply them in open water.

Time Commitment

PADI eLearning: 8 - 12 hours

In-water Training: 3 days

Get Started Today!

Get started with your knowledge reviews right away digitally, whenever, wherever it's convenient for you with PADI eLearning! Click on the screen to start now!

Change the way you dive!

PADI Rescue Diver Course

The PADI Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive – in the best possible way! The PADI Rescue Diver Course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, both minor and major. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During the scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills.

You will learn:

  • Self-rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

Many divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver Course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they've ever taken. Get started today!



You can start your knowledge reviews now with PADI's Rescue Diver eLearning, then schedule your in-water training with us online when you're ready.  You may also contact us to enroll in the course and speak to a PADI Instructor about scheduling time for in-water training. Our instructors will also answer any questions you have along the way and check your progress to make sure you understand important scuba diving information.

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Rescue Diver

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