The PADI Rescue Diver course is where you learn to respond to diver emergencies from a stressed out panicked diver to unresponsive divers in life-threatening situations.

 

When we dive a massively useful skill to have to be be able to calm buddies down if they are stressed and to be of use during the unlikely event of a dive emergency situation. You will also find out that your awareness as a diver is massively increased following the course and you pay attention to your environment and safety considerations a lot more.

Many divers cite the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most rewarding program they have done.

 

The course is broken down into three segments, the knowledge development, confined water (in a swimming pool) training and open water dives.

Completing the knowledge development section, starts before you begin the course and requires you to complete the PADI Online learning for the PADI Rescue Diver Course. This can be accessed via the PADI Library app or via the PADI website.

 

PADI’s cutting-edge digital learning leads the world in diver education and enables you to complete the knowledge development in the comfort of your own home. You can take notes in the app to discuss with your PADI Instructor any concepts which you don’t understand. Assessment of learning is done via quick reviews at the end of every section in the online learning, which you must get correct to proceed so its sure you understand.

Your PADI Instructor will get you to work through each rescue skill, step by step. You will start from basic skills working your way up to putting all skills together in full scenarios.

The PADI Rescue Diver course addresses both self-rescue situations when. you have to help yourself and assisting other divers both responsive, and unresponsive, right through to full resuscitation scenarios.

This is done in the confined water environment to give you optimal conditions to learn, before you go out into real world rescue conditions.

On days 2-3 you will be putting what you have learned in the pool into practice. Your PADI Instructor and assistants will put together surface and underwater scenarios for you to demonstrate your rescue skills. Such scenarios include, missing diver, surfacing unresponsive diver, panicked diver underwater and surface, rescue breathing and CPR and managing a rescue. Once you have completed all the performance requirements you will be certified as a PADI Rescue Diver

All the equipment you will need is typically included in a PADI Rescue Diver Course. You’ll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask , snorkel and fins, a buoyancy compensating device (jacket) that also carries your scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. You will also wear a scuba wetsuit and  a weight system.

The PADI Rescue Diver course and Emergency First Response courses will also introduce you to specialist rescue equipment including pocket masks, floats, oxygen units, first aid kits, hoists and more.

All Ocean tribe rental equipment is from top manufacturers such as Aqualung and ScubaPro.

  • DURATION  1 Day
  • FOR  Beginners.
  • MINIMUM AGE  10
  • eLEARNING AVAILABLE  Yes.
  • DIVES INCLUDED  2
  • REQUIREMENTS Able to Swim, Complete Diver Medical,

For our PADI Rescue Diver Courses we departs from our Diani dive bases and will visit 1 or 2 local Diani coral reef dive sites up to a maximum depth of 12m. These sites have a vast array of marine life including the turtles that Diani is  particularly famous for and normally last around half a day. We will chose sites that are particularly suited to the course scenarios.

To give you an all round experience, some of the PADI Rescue Diver course ocean work will be done from the shore on Diani Beach.

  • Swimwear
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Dry Bag
  • Water bottle (we can provide water but not in single-use plastic)
  • Towel

We recommend on the Diani Dive trips not bringing anything that you don’t want to get wet. Our dives prior do carry dive bags but space can limited and we can store items in the dive centre,

About Photos of Your Experience

If you wish to have photographs or video of your experience then Ocean Tribe can arrange to have a photographer in the water during the dives. Photographs and video taken on the experience will be available to purchase online following the dives.
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Typical PADI Rescue Diver Course Timeline

Day 1 Knowledge Development & EFR

PADI Rescue Diver course and EFRYou will study the PADI Rescue Diver Online material initial sections. You will then review this with your instructor and clear up anything you don’t understand. For those who need to we will also complete the EFR Primary and Secondary Care first aid and CPR training
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Day 1- Pre Learning and Pool Work

PADI Rescue Diver

Your PADI Instructor will get you to work through each rescue skill, step by step. You will start from basic skills working your way up to putting all skills together in full scenarios. This is done in the confined water environment to give you optimal conditions to learn, before you go out into real world rescue conditions.

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Day 2-3 Open Water Rescue Scenarios- CERTIFICATION

PADI Rescue Diver CourseOn days 2-3 you will be putting what you have learned in the pool into practice. Your PADI Instructor and assistants will put together surface and underwater scenarios for you to demonstrate your rescue skills. Such scenarios include, missing diver, surfacing unresponsive diver, panicked diver underwater and surface, rescue breathing and CPR and managing a rescue. Once you have completed all the performance requirements you will be certified as a PADI Rescue Diver.

PADI eLearning Can Save You Course Time

PADI eLearning allows a lot of course flexibility. To save you time to enjoy further your Kenya beach holiday in Diani, you can complete the PADI Online eLearning for the PAD Rescue Diver course before you even come to Diani. This then will require the first day in the pool followed by the ocean, cutting the course time.