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.

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it's the best course they've ever taken.

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


  • PADI Advanced Open Water certification (or qualifying certification from another organisation) 
  • Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver) 
  • Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 36 months.

The Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses meet these  requirements.


  • Completion of required theory via eLearning
  • Manual read and knowledge reviews completed


  • Rescue diving manual and accident management slate
  • 2 days open water training 
  • All theory sessions

PADI Rescue Diver Course Pricing

  • Group Class:  eLearning $156.20, Practical $295.00
  • 1-on-1 Personal class:  eLearning $156.20, Practical $720.00