ONLY ELEARNING THEORY SERVICE
PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you.
It’s your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor whenever you have a question.
- eLearning time commitment: 8-12 hours
Note: When purchasing PADI eLearning, it only includes the theoretical part of the course, in order to finish and obtain the PADI Open Water Diver certification, you need to hire the services of your diving center to carry out the practices.
After finishing your online study with PADI eLearning, you will do the practices with your Padi instructor from your nearest dive center who will teach you everything related to your PADI specialty course.
TEACHING SERVICE AQUAVENTURES DIVE CENTER & PADI RESORT
The PADI Rescue Diver course will expand your knowledge and experience to another level: you will learn to look beyond yourself and prioritize the safety and well-being of other divers.
The Rescue Diver course training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage diving emergencies. Knowledge development sessions are followed by practical sessions in confined water and simulation of emergency situations in open water, where you will cover:
You will learn to:
Assist and help in an emergency
Fix minor problems with equipment
Using the emergency oxygen kit
Benefits of doing the course:
Be a better dive buddy
Improve diving techniques
Sign up for a dive master course
The duration of this course is a minimum of 5 days and includes confined water diving. Upon completion of this course, you will obtain an international PADI Rescue Diver certification that will allow you to perform emergency assistance diving to a diver anywhere in the world.
Day 1: Meet your instructor, practice confined water diving.
- Self rescue techniques,
- Tired diver
- Panic diver
Day 2: Diving in confined – open water
- Shore, ship or pier response
- Troubled diver underwater
- missing diver
Day 3: Open water diving
- Bringing an unconscious diver to the surface
- unconscious diver on the surface
- Getting out of the water with an unconscious diver
Day 4: Practices in the Diving Center
- First aid (optional)
- Response to a diver not breathing at the surface
- emergency assistance plan
The knowledge development portion consists of five theory modules, along with five dives that you will cover with your instructor, a final exam, and the creation of an emergency assistance plan for a specific dive location.
Prerequisites and minimum age
Course prerequisites: know how to swim, medically fit to dive, be comfortable in the water
Minimum age: 12
Certified Rescue Divers between the ages of 12 and 14 earn a Junior Rescue certificate. Any replacement certification card or eCard purchased after the diver’s 15th birthday will automatically display a Rescue Diver (not Jr. Rescue Diver Certification).
Course Prerequisites: Any diver with an Open Water Diver (or Jr. Open Water Diver) certification can enroll in a PADI Rescue Diver course, complete the Rescue Diver eLearning, and participate in Confined Water Rescue Drills.
To participate in the Open Water Rescue Drills and become certified as a PADI Rescue Diver, a student must complete the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and be certified as a PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver. A PADI (or other qualifying) Advanced Open Water Diver certification also meets this prerequisite.
Certification also requires training in CPR and first aid within the last 24 months. If you do not have this training, you can enroll in an Emergency course First Response (EFR) Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) with your PADI Instructor.