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Rescue Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver course is the game changing moment when a diver becomes more than a regular dive buddy. Rescue Diver students are taught advanced self-rescue skills and are challenged to handle stressful situations underwater. As a Rescue Diver you are taught how to work as a team to accomplish underwater searches, underwater rescues, and surface rescues. The buildup of the Rescue Diver course are two scenarios that challenge the Rescue Divers to use all their skills and act as a team to accomplish diver rescues. Throughout the course, you will learn to prevent and manage problems in the water and become more confident in your skills as a diver. The PADI Rescue Diver course is one of the most challenging yet rewarding courses you will ever take.

PADI (Junior) Adventure Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive may enroll in a Rescue Diver course. You also need to have: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.

Course Structure


WaterWorld Scuba Rescue Diver course consists of three main parts:


  • The Workshop is where we discuss different scenarios and the rescue methods.
  • Confined Water dives are where we master our skills
  • Rescue dives to demonstrate the skills you have mastered in 2 exciting scenarios




Now you’re ready to be a Rescue Diver!


What’s included:


  • All PADI Rescue Diver eLearning Materials
  • 3 full sessions of practical, educational Skills and Scenarios 
  • Rescue Diver certification
  • Special group rates and student discounts!




Getting Started
To get started, register for an upcoming class, receive your PADI Materials right away and start working on the course from the comfort of home. Course completion varies by individual and normally takes between 4 and 7 days.


What’s not included:

You are responsible for providing your own personal dive gear, Mask, fins, snorkel, & boots. Snorkel gear will not work for this course. You can rent scuba equipment at a special student rate for the duration of your course. You are responsible for providing your own personal gear mask fins, snorkel & boots.


In order for Rescue Diver Completion, you will need to have EFR or another applicable certification.



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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

Store Hours

    • Monday CLOSED
    • Tuesday 10am -5pm
    • Wednesday 10am - 5pm
    • Thursday 10am - 5pm
    • Friday 10am - 5pm
    • Saturday 10am - 2pm
    • Sunday CLOSED