PADI Rescue Diver

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the course:

Rewarding and fun – best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. Where you’ll expand your knowledge and experience. This takes you to the next level and teaches you – hands on, during lifelike simulations – how to anticipate, prevent and manage potential dive accidents These are the skills that can make all the difference in the unlikely event of an underwater emergency. This course is run in conjunction with the Emergency First Response course. If you do not already have a valid CPR/First Aid course you will need to attend an EFR course at our center, prior to completion of the Rescue Diver course.

duration & price:

The PADI rescue diver course takes 3 – 4 days to complete. The price is 480€, that includes the PADI Manual, Certificate, Logbook & Daily Taxation.

what's included:

  • Food and beverages on board: Lunch, Coffee, Tea, Water & Soft drinks are included
  • Dive equipment :Yes
  • Dive instructor :Yes
  • Transfer:
  • For hotels inside Hurghada, Transfer from/to Hotel is free of charge.
  • For Hotels in Makadi Bay, Soma Bay, Sahl Hasheesh and El Gouna, Transfer from /To Hotel is for a surcharge of €5 per day per pax.


Get ready to surge your scuba skills to the next level with the Padi Rescue Diver Course. This course is not just about learning and practicing, but it is an exciting adventure that allows you to embrace the underwater world in a whole new light. It equips you with the necessary skills to handle potential dive accidents, enhance your underwater navigation skills, and prepares you for any emergency situation. Let’s dive in!

The Padi Rescue Diver Course is a unique and rewarding experience that enhances your knowledge and experience in scuba diving. It allows you to step up your diving game by teaching you, hands-on, how to anticipate, prevent, and manage potential dive accidents. This training could make all the difference in the rare event of an underwater emergency.

Key Takeaways of the Padi Rescue Diver Course:

  1. Learning to recognize and respond to dive emergencies
  2. Gaining skills to manage accident situations
  3. Understanding how to administer emergency oxygen
  4. Fixing common equipment problems

This course is more than just diving deeper; it’s about becoming more aware of your surroundings and being prepared to help a fellow diver in need. It’s a step into leadership and increasing your awareness of the underwater world.

Prerequisites for the Padi Rescue Diver Course

Before you enroll in the Padi Rescue Diver Course, there are a few prerequisites you need to meet. You must be:

  • An Adventure Diver who has completed the Underwater Navigation Dive
  • Minimum of 12-years old
  • Have completed the Emergency First Response Primary & Secondary Care

Enrolling in the Padi Rescue Diver Course

Enrolling in the Padi Rescue Diver Course is a straightforward process. You can register online by paying a registration fee. After registration, you can access the course content online and study at your own pace.

The course is divided into three parts: knowledge development, rescue training exercises, and open water rescue scenarios. The knowledge development portion can be completed on your own time by signing up for eLearning. The rescue training exercises and open water dives typically take place over one or two days after completing the knowledge development portion of the course.


What’s Included in the Padi Rescue Diver Course

The Padi Rescue Diver Course is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of rescue diving. Here’s what you can expect during the course:

  • Use of emergency oxygen
  • Troubleshooting and fixing minor scuba gear issues
  • Improving underwater navigation skills
  • Identifying a diver in need at the surface or underwater

Unlike the Open Water Diver course, the Padi Rescue Diver course spends very little time in a pool. Most of the training and rescue scenarios take place in open water.

The Fun Part: Learning and Exploring

As challenging as the Padi Rescue Diver Course can be, it’s incredibly rewarding and fun. You’ll learn to recognize the signs of diver stress and always be prepared to help a fellow diver in need.

The course combines theory with practical exercises, giving you the chance to apply what you’ve learned in real-life scenarios. The training is serious, but the atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable, with lots of laughter in between the focused learning. You can expect lots of diving along the way, which is always fun!

How the Padi Rescue Diver Course Builds Confidence

The Padi Rescue Diver Course is designed to build your confidence underwater. You learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem-solving skills until they become second nature. With skills and training comes confidence, and that’s exactly what the Rescue Diver course helps to build.

Improving Your Underwater Navigation Skills

One of the key skills you’ll hone during the Padi Rescue Diver Course is underwater navigation. This skill is crucial in ensuring that you know where you are and where you’re going underwater. With plenty of practice throughout the course, your Padi Instructor will make sure you’re capable of navigating through any visibility.

Qualifying for the Padi Divemaster Course

If you’re interested in taking the next step and “going Pro” by turning scuba diving into a career, then the PADI Divemaster course is for you. The Rescue Diver course is the last scuba course that you will need to complete before you start your journey to become an underwater tour guide. The skills and knowledge learned in your Rescue Diver course will become the foundation of your Divemaster training.


The Padi Rescue Diver Course is more than just a course; it’s an adventure that allows you to explore the underwater world in a whole new light. It equips you with the necessary skills to handle potential dive accidents and enhances your underwater navigation skills. So are you ready to take your diving to the next level? Dive in and discover the Padi Rescue Diver Course!

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