Rescue Diver Certification


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 You Learn:

  • Self-rescue

  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

  • Emergency management and equipment

  • Rescuing panicked divers

  • Rescuing unresponsive divers


Price: $340 (class, certification, and manual)


eLearning (click the banner): $189 + $160 open water certification

Pay for the eLearning by clicking the banner below and then pay for the open water portion by calling or clicking the "Pay Now" Online.




To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must:

  • Be 12 years or older

  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)

  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask us about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).


The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.


The Learning Materials You Need:

The PADI Rescue Diver crew pack includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This toolbox of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.