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RESCUE DIVER PADI Rescue Diver Certification

The PADI Rescue Diver Course with PAN AQUA DIVING

One of the hallmarks of a great diver is the ability to manage and resolve problems in the water without undue stress. That’s exactly what the Rescue Diver class teaches. You will emerge with more confidence in the water and the skills to make you a better diver. Also, the rescue diver course is a pre-requisite for the Master Diver certification, the highest, non-professional rating in recreational scuba diving.

Knowledge Development

Students must either use the Rescue Diver textbook and view the video or sign up for the PADI Rescue Diver e-Learning and be sure that we are the sponsoring store  The eLearning covers the fundamentals of in-water rescue, how to manage stress in yourself and other divers, and how to manage the scene of an emergency.

Classroom Component

Prior to completing the open water practicum, students will attend an in store orientation to take the review test, practice O2 administration, and answer any questions.

Open Water Practicum

During the practicum portion of the class, students will be afforded the opportunity to practice skills pertinent to handling an in-water emergency. These include bringing an unresponsive diver from depth, in-water rescue breaths, and lending surface support to an emergency situation. Students will take part in scenarios that are designed to replicate real life emergencies, so that if they are ever placed in an emergency situation, they will better be equipped to handle the circumstances of the incident.


In addition to basic scuba equipment (BC, regulators, dive computer, wetsuit), which you can rent from Pan Aqua Diving, students will need their own personal gear. These items include a mask, fins, boots, and snorkel. Students will also be taught to handle rescue equipment such as buoys, throw bags, and other safety equipment.


Adventure Divers with navigation who are at least 12 years of age and possess a current Emergency First Responder certification are eligible to take the Rescue Diver Course.


The $430 price includes the store orientation, transportation, tanks, and weights. Entrance fees to Lake Hydra are $120 for 2 days.

    Start Date Course Type Location End Date   Price    
21 Aug 2024 Rescue Diver Open Water, Pan Aqua 25 Aug 2024 US$ 430.00

Lecture + Final Exam
Wed 21 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Pan Aqua
Open Water Day 1
Sat 24 Aug 2024
07:00 AM
10 hours 00 minutes
Open Water
Open Water Day 2
Sun 25 Aug 2024
07:00 AM
10 hours 00 minutes
Open Water

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