Rescue Diver

The best buddy one can ever have is a self-reliant diver who not only can manage themselves, but can assist other people in difficult circumstances.

The skills you will learn in the PADI Rescue Diver Course will expand your knowledge of diving, increase your level of diving skills, and make you more aware of what is happening around you in the diving environment.

Cost: $175


Prerequisites:

  • 15 Years of age or older
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Certification or equivalent
  • PADI Emergency First Response or proof of current CPR certification

Rescue Class Format:

Classroom Sessions: The PADI Rescue Diver Manual is designed for self-study. There are review questions to be answered and turned in at the end of each section. Questions you may encounter, while reading the text, will be answered by your instructor. A final exam will be administered and a score of 75% or more must be attained.

Pool Sessions: There will be three, 2 hour pool sessions conducted in our on-site pool to prepare the student for their open water training.

Open Water Diving: The open water training is comprised of 10 open water exercises and 2 scenarios conducted over a two day period. The following will be performed during these dives:

  • Response to a tired diver
  • Panicked diver at the surface
  • Response to a conscious victim from shore/boat
  • Distressed diver underwater
  • Search for a missing diver
  • Surfacing the unconscious diver
  • Response to an unconscious diver
  • Egress with an unconscious diver
  • First aid for pressure-related accidents
  • Response to an unconscious victim from shore/boat

INCLUDED

  • All class and pool sessions
  • Two days of open water training with a certified PADI instructor
  • Tanks, weights, and weight belts
  • Assistance from the instructor on problems with the required reading material before your final exam
  • 10% discount on all diving equipment purchased during your term as a student (course materials, sale items, and equipment rentals excluded)

NOT INCLUDED

  • Diving gear for the open water dives – BCD, regulator, wet suit, etc… but may be rented during the course
  • Transportation, meals, and accommodations for the open water dives
  • PADI Rescue Diver Student kit, including manual, accident management slate and pocket mask ($72.75)
  • PADI Rescue DVD ($35.20)
  • PADI certification fee to process your C-Card ($36.85)

2014 Rescue Diver Class Dates

Class Times: 6 – 10 pm

January 20, 22 & 24
February 17, 19 & 21
March 17, 19 & 21
April 21, 23 & 25
May 19, 21 & 23
June 16, 18 & 20
July 21, 23 & 25
August 18, 20 & 22
September 15, 17 & 19
October 13, 15 & 17
November 17, 19 & 21
December 15, 17 & 19


2015 Rescue Diver Class Dates

Class Times: 6 – 10 pm

January 12, 14 & 16
February 9, 11 & 13
March 16, 18 & 20
April 13, 15 & 17
May 11, 13 & 15
June 15, 17 & 19
July 13, 15 & 17
August 10, 12 & 14
September 8, 9 & 11
October 12, 14 & 16
November 9, 11 & 13
December 7, 9 & 11

 

2014 Dates for Rescue Open Water Dives

January 18 & 19 – Homestead Crater, Utah
February 15 & 16 – Homestead Crater, Utah
March 15 & 16 – Homestead Crater, Utah
April 12 & 13 – Homestead Crater, Utah
May 10 & 11 – Bluehole, New Mexico
May 25 & 26 (Sunday & Monday, Mermorial Day weekend) – Homestead Crater, Utah
June 28 & 29 – Aurora Resevoir
June 7 & 8 – Aurora Resevoir
July 12 & 13 – Aurora Reservoir
July 26 & 27 – Aurora Reservoir
August 16 & 17 – Bluehole, NM
August 30 & 31 – Aurora Reservoir
September 13 & 14 – Aurora Reservoir
October 11 & 12 – Bluehole, New Mexico
November 22 & 23 – Homestead Crater, Utah
December 20 & 21 – Homestead Crater, Utah


2015 Dates for Advanced Open Water Dives

January 17 & 18 – Homestead Crater, Utah
February 14 & 15 – Homestead Crater, Utah
March 14 & 15 – Homestead Crater, Utah
April 18 & 19 – Homestead Crater, Utah
May 16 & 17 – Bluehole, New Mexico
June 13 & 14 – Aurora Reservoir
June 27 & 28 – Aurora Reservoir
July 11 & 12 – Aurora Reservoir
July 25 & 26 – Aurora Reservoir
August 8 & 9 – Aurora Reservoir
August 29 & 30 – Aurora Reservoir
September 12 & 13 – Aurora Reservoir
October 10 & 11 – Bluehole, New Mexico
November 14 & 15 – Homestead Crater, Utah
December 12 & 13 – Homestead Crater, Utah