RESCUE DIVER… Become The BUDDY that Every Diver Wants To DIVE WITH…
BE PREPARED FOR DIVING & MEDICAL EMERGENCIES…
$499 $550 including FIRST AID CPR..
To become a certified rescue diver, you need to complete the NDL Rescue Diver course or an equivalent course from another diving organization[ The course covers a wide range of topics, including the psychology of rescue, recognizing diver stress, accident management, assisting responsive and unresponsive divers at the surface and underwater, equipment problems, oxygen delivery systems, missing diver procedures, responding to diver emergencies, and in-water rescue breathing.
To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must be at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Dive as part of the Adventure Diver/Junior Adventure Diver certification or an equivalent certification from another organization. You must also have completed Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
To be successful in the course, you should have solid foundational compass use and natural navigation skills. You should also possess essential skills and attributes such as good physical fitness, the ability to work well under stress, and excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
During the course, you will learn how to identify situations that require rescue and how to respond accordingly with skills such as tired diver tows and in-water rescue breaths . You will also learn how to approach and rescue another diver or yourself. The course consists of three parts: knowledge development, rescue training exercises, and open water rescue scenarios. Most of the training and rescue scenarios take place in open water, and you will spend very little time in a pool.
To certify as a NDL Rescue Diver, you must demonstrate competency in dive theory by passing a theory exam scoring 80% on each part. You must also demonstrate mastery of rescue skills and scenarios in open water. After completing the course, you will have the tools to become a more confident scuba diver and a better dive buddy.