Rescue Diver


Train to spot and avoid potential issues, as well as render aid to injured or distressed divers.

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The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes. After the SDI Rescue Diver Course you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.

Cost of course includes: eLearning code; Rescue dive slates; training with instructional team; all in-water training and testing; certification card upon successful completion.

Prerequisites: Must have or rent all equipment; certified CPR/AED, First Aid, and O2 Provider through First Response or other training agency; Advanced Adventure certification, or Open Water certification and 15 logged dives.

All training is performed in person and locally. This course requires both training and certification dives, which may take place in either fresh or salt water. Dives must be scheduled with your instructor and take place over two separate dive days.

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