Duration: 2, 5 days
Rescue divers learn to look beyond themselves to consider the safety and well-being of other divers, that’s why this course goes hand-in-hand with the EFR course which teaches you how to deal with life threatening and non-life threatening emergencies.
Day 1 - Meet at the dive shop at 8.30am to complete paperwork and review the EFR theory with the instructor. There is a multiple choice exam at the end of the course as well as a practical session followed by scenarios and once the course is completed it is valid for 2 years. Complete Rescue diver paperwork and review the theory with your instructor as well as a final exam administered.
Day 2 – 2.5 - After trying on your scuba equipment you will head off to the pool for an orientation and are introduced to the essential skills of a rescue. You then head off for the open water where you further skills and then manage various accident scenarios.
Back at the shop each day around 15h30.
Prerequisites & Minimum Age
You must be 10 years old or older.
You need adequate swimming skills.
Be in good physical health.
No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
Maximum of 4 students per instructor
08h30 (Meet at the shop)
Full tuition by an internationally certified PADI instructor.
EFR theory & scenarios.
Confined water (swimming pool) sessions.
Open water dives / scenarios .
MPA (Marine Protected Areas) permit.
Full equipment use.
Registration with PADI International Limited.
EFR & Rescue manuals.
Transfers with any tour booked online or by phone within 5km radius of CBD. (Min: 2 Pax).