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PADI Rescue Diver Course

November 23, 2019 @ 18:00 21:00 Edinburgh – Scotland

PADI Rescue Diver Course

You need to be at least 12 years old, certified to beyond entry-level with proof of underwater navigation training, such as PADI Adventure Diver with the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive completed, and be fit for diving to take part in the PADI Rescue Diver Course.  You will need to hold a current Emergency First Response (EFR) certification


The Rescue Diver Course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills.

Topics include:

•Self rescue

•Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

•Emergency management and equipment

•Rescuing panicked divers

•Rescuing unresponsive divers

*Oxygen administration


To get started Register for the PADI Rescue Diver Course PADI’s eLearning option.   You progress through five knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you study at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program.

Find out more by clicking here and also here


The Course will run over 4 days.  The confined water training takes place in the pool 23rd and 30th November.  The Open Water training and scenarios will be held the first weekend in December.

Merchiston Castle School swimming pool

Merchiston Castle School
Edinburgh, Scotland EH13 0PU
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