PADI Rescue Diver


The PADI Rescue Diver Course is designed to further enhance your open water diving skills. This course normally takes three or four days to complete.

Once you finish this course you are on your way to Divemaster Training and advanced skills. PADI Rescue Divers learn self-rescuing, recognizing and managing stress from other divers, emergency management and equipment, and rescuing panicked and unresponsive divers.

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

  • Be 12 years or older* (Note: 12-14 year old divers may earn Junior Rescue Diver certifications)
  • PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver certification – must have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive
  • PADI Open Water Divers may participate in Knowledge Development & Rescue Exercises in confined water
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
  • Have a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or similar certification from another organization)
  • Have an Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months. (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).
  • EFR® Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months. Training may be completed along with rescue diver course.

Other Points:

  • All dives are usually in groups of maximum 4 persons
  • The company is insured through Divers Alert Network (DAN) and 3rd party liability policies
  • Instructors, divemasters and boat staff speak English, German and Turkish
  • The price includes the relevant PADI course material e.g. Course Book and Tables

Links to PADI e-learning

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