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PADI Rescue Diver Course in Port Douglas

Many divers rate the PADI Rescue Course as their most exciting course.


A privately taught PADI Rescue Diver Course will test your ability to solve problems under pressure and give you the tools to spot and deal with difficult situations before they develop into a full-blown crisis.


Start now with PADI eLearning:


PADI Rescue diver





Then book the practical course…

With its emphasis on prevention, self-rescue, and the importance of managing situations effectively, the Rescue Diver Course will equip you to deal with a wide range of typical problems, making you a better buddy and increasing your confidence as a diver.



PADI Rescue Diver Port Douglas

What does the course involve?

Assuming you have done PADI eLearning your course will consist of  2 days of pool diving, shore diving and class work, equipping you with basic skills such as assisting a panicking diver, surfacing an unconscious diver, and out of air drills.


In the classroom you will learn how to quickly identify stress in divers and how to minimise the risks associated with differing diving conditions.


The third day will be spent on the boat simulating emergencies, conducting searches, and learning how best to manage the human resources available, as well as learning how to administer oxygen and in-water artificial ventilation techniques. Be prepared for unexpected rescue scenarios!


What will you be qualified to do upon completion?

You are now getting close to your first professional rating of Divemaster – your next PADI course.



PADI Advanced certificate or equivalent, Emergency First Response certificate within the last 2 years (this can be arranged with us at an extra cost. Minimum 12 years of age and be medically fit.


Price on request.


Price includes full equipment hire, certification fee, PADI manual, transfers, high-speed catamaran trip to the reef on Poseidon or AquaQuest with lunch buffet.


Please click here to inquire or check about availability.



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