Until now, you have been learning about improving your personal dive skills. As a Rescue Diver, you start to look beyond yourself and consider the many other things that affect the safety of the dive for you and your dive buddies. You learn how to prevent and, if necessary, manage a diving accident.
Like any emergency training, PADI Rescue Diver begins with prevention: how to judge all of the factors surrounding the dive and prevent problems.
Accidents do happen though. And the PADI Rescue Diver course will prepare you to manage diving emergencies, in case you ever need to. You’ll cover:
Rescue scenarios are key. They help you develop a routine, which is important in a high stress emergency situation. In Dahab, you will find many professional divers participating in rescue scenarios – they know that practice and a good emergency routine build the confidence required to manage a dive emergency.
To enroll in Rescue Diver, you must have:
If you’d like to get your ‘homework’ out of the way before your holiday, you can now do your Rescue Diver theory online. PADI eLearning costs a bit more, but it means you’ll spend more of your holiday diving and less in the classroom!
Read more about the fantastic diving in Dahab!