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Rescue Diver certification is one of the pre-requisites for entry into the PADI Divemaster

Candidate or for the PADI Master Scuba Diver Rating.


  • 12 years old


  • Medically Fit


  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver


  • Emergency First Responder certification (Certifications from other agencies that fulfilled Primary and Secondary Care criteria can be accepted. Validity must be within 24 months from certification date. Interested participants who do not possess an EFR can begin the Rescue Course but must fulfil the EFR criteria before graduation 


Course Outline:

  • Psychology of Rescue​


  • Managing Diver Stress


  • Diving Equipment and Rescue 


  • Managing Accidents


Course Module: 

  • Theory (

    online or instructor presentation

    ) and Final Exam


  • Sea dives: 2 full day sea dives (equivalent to 4 x open water)



  • Estimated 2 days

  • Days are flexible and will be discussed based on participants availability

Graduates will receive: 

PADI Rescue Diver e-Certification Card 

and lots of sweet memories!


  • $658 (All in until you are certified)

  • Min 2 pax to start

  • All dive equipment and PADI course materials will be provided however it would be better if you have your own equipment so that you can start to familiarise with your own rescue styles

Suggested progression after Graduation:


Contact us for a coffee meet up or if you just want to find out more. We won't pressure you. Our promise.

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