PADI Rescue Diver Course
About the Rescue Diver Course
This is a two or three-day diving program that arms you with ample knowledge and skills needed when dealing with an underwater emergency. This course is more physically challenging compared to other programs you have taken so far but it can be twice as fulfilling as you will be able to save your own life as well as others should a diving accident occur.
You are required to read the e-Learning training manuals before progressing to the performance-based training. The next step will be the actual dives where our PADI-certified instructors will bring you to the open water to practice what you've read such as self-rescuing skills, search patterns, and in-water rescue breathing. Your knowledge will be put to the test in rescue scenarios as you face two simulated dive emergencies where you can apply the theories you learned and skills you mastered to ensure the safety and survival of everyone. The scuba diving equipment will be provided for you so there's no need to rent or bring your own.
Interested participants should be:
- at least 12 years old or older
- in good health
- knows how to swim
- Advanced Open Water Diver certification
How to start the e-Learning part?
You can begin studying the e-Learning training materials after settling your payment. Expect an email from PADI containing the redeem code which you can use to create your own account on the PADI website. This will give you access to the Open Water Manual or Open Water Touch app which is composed of five sections of knowledge review, video materials, quizzes, and other interactive references. Pass the final exam and table exam then you’re good to go!
You can also register for the e-Learning segment by clicking here.
In-water scuba lessons
Studying the e-Learning lessons gives you a green light to proceed to the actual in-water training. Simply choose a schedule that is most convenient for you and we’ll work out the details from there. We look forward to seeing you at the Nemo Diving Center on your chosen schedule to fit your scuba equipment and to fill out some forms. After this, our PADI-certified instructors will take you to Jumeirah 3 beach to complete 10 rescue exercises in open water (there's an option to practice your skills first in confined water). The last part of the training requires you to participate in two Rescue Diver scenarios in open water to complete the Rescue Diver course.
What to bring with you
- Comfortable swimming attire and footwear
- Extra set of clothes
Things you should know
- You must read the first 2 chapters of the e-Learning course before starting the dive sessions.
- It usually takes 2 or 3 days to finish the course but it also depends on your performance - we want to be sure that you're confident enough when under water.
- The diving sessions don't have to be 3 consecutive days, we would be happy to arrange it at a time that is convenient for you.
- Payment can be sent by clicking on the "Book Now" button on this page or we can send you a payment link. A third option will be a wire transfer.
- You can always contact us if you have questions or need any help.
Course Duration: 2 - 3 days (2 - 3 sessions)
Session Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Starting times: 9AM, 11:30AM, 1PM, 3:30PM (daily)
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e-Learning course: 370AED
Important: You must pass the e-Learning segment before the end of the course.
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