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The Rescue Diver Course will develop your knowledge and skills so a diver will effectively perform a rescue, assist and administer first aid. After successfully completing the Rescue Diver Course, you will be able to enrol into the Divemaster Course and finally your Instructors.
It is a demanding course, probably be the most rewarding course you will do.
You ask any professional diver what their favourite Scuba Diving Course. I bet you, almost all would say their Rescue Diver Course.
My Rescue Diver Course is a (2) two day course. We will cover everything from self-rescue to locating a missing unconscious diver and bringing them to safety.
Up to now most of your scuba diving courses has been about you and developing your scuba skills. The Rescue Diver Course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge for you to rescue your buddy from danger or recognising your buddy’s stress level so you can act accordingly.
Day (1) one will be at the local pool, here I will remind you of your surface skills form your Open Water Course (tired diver and cramp removal) also how to keep yourself safe from diving.
You have refreshed yourself on your refresher skills, and then we move into the techniques for rescuing a stressed or panicked diver. Over day one of the course, you learn multiple skills and techniques for the 2nd day in the open water.
Day (2) two will be the open water scenarios, mock rescues will take place and you and your team will utilise the skills taught in the pool to save the
Prerequisite for the Rescue Diver Course is:
- Current First Aid
- Current CPR with O2 provider
- Open Water Certification with 40-logged dives, Advanced Adventure, or equivalent.
- Pocket Mask
- Sense of humour – My jokes are awesome!
First Aid and O2 can be added to the course for an additional cost.
The Rescue Diver Course will test you and even though it is a scenario base course. Your instructor will push you with multiple rescues but come the end of the course and you’re sitting down having a beer at the local pub.
You will appreciate that this course isn’t just a given and you have earn this certification. If you do well you could be on the path to become a professional diver and good Divemasters are always in high demand.
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I run the Rescue Diver Course on request; please contact me for details and bookings