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PADI Rescue Diver
DURATION: Two day course involving theory, confined water skills as well as rescue scenarios
PREREQUISITES:
  • PADI Adventure Diver with Navigation Adventure Dive
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Minimum of 12 years of age
  • First Aid training including primary & secondary care (such as Emergency First Responder)
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The PADI Rescue diver course is a pivotal step in expanding a diver's knowledge and experience. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves to consider the safety and well-being of other divers.

This course expands the basic problem prevention and accident management skills student divers learnt during their PADI Open Water Course. At Rescue level students are ready to learn to manage more complex dive emergences and to apply direct intervention techniques to assist others in an emergency. By its nature, the course is demanding, through realistic in its conduct, content and approach. Although the nature and context in which rescue training may be used is serious, the course is an enjoyable challenge that builds diver confidence.

The Rescue course involves learning the basic theory of commonly encountered problems and how to prevent and deal with them. This is then built on in water training sessions giving the student foundation skills which they can adapt to their personal differences and needs. Skill development encourages divers to experiment, learning to capitalize on their strengths, recognise their limitations and consider these in emergency situations.

Student divers learn to first think about the options available for handling an emergency and then act using the approach that best suits the situation.

After the student has been taught the basic skills required for rescuing divers they are then faced with scenarios where they demonstrate the skills learnt.


The Vobster Difference




Taking your PADI Rescue Diver course at Vobster Quay is a great way to increase your diving knowledge, skills and confidence.

As a full-time professional diving operation with years of experience behind us, we've put together an unbeatable range of packages with no hidden costs - guaranteed!

EFR & Oxygen Admin - Be a life saver!




In order to qualify as a PADI Rescue Diver, it is neccessary to have undertaken first Aid training including primary & secondary care within the last two years.

We recommend the Emergency First Responder course which can be combined with your Rescue Diver course. The Emergency First Responder course gives you the tools you need to perform CPR and First Aid. Whether you're a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Responder prepares you to handle potentially life-threatening situations. We also recommend taking an oxygen administration course so that you have the skills to safety and competently handle and emergency oxygen kit.

Training options...



Everyone likes choice and flexibility which is why we've put together not one, not two but three different packages to suit your own unique training needs. Whatever your priorities, we have a package for you.

For divers looking for the ultimate in service and flexibility, we also offer a PLATINUM PACKAGE. Our platinum training package include one-to-one training with a fully-qualified and insured professional PADI instructor along with a host of additional benefits that you won't find anywhere else. We'll build the course around your schedule and we guarantee the very best level of service - why not call us today for more details!





BRONZE PACKAGE
Our BRONZE Rescue Diver package includes everything you need to start your diving career. The package includes all the following:
  • All Kit Hire
  • Cerfification Fees
  • Entry Fees
  • PADI Materials
  • Vobster Quay Membership
  • Theory Sessions


SILVER PACKAGE
Our SILVER Rescue Diver package includes everything you need to start your diving career. The package includes all the following:
  • All BRONZE benefits
Plus the following extras:


GOLD PACKAGE
Our GOLD Rescue Diver package includes everything you need to start your diving career. The package includes all the following:
  • All BRONZE benefits
  • All SILVER benefits
Plus the following extras:
Only £425


Only £510


Only £560




SURFACE WATER TEMPERATURE
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POSTED: 15th December 2017

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POSTED: 14th December 2017

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POSTED: 14th December 2017












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