Time 5:30pm
Cost $274

(Min 4 people, Max 8 people)

The PADI Rescue Diver will challenge your powers of observation, your problem solving skills, and your empathy for others.

You’ll learn to identify and prevent issues from becoming problems, and you’ll also learn the techniques for how to manage problems, if they occur.

The Rescue Diver course consists of 3 parts:

  1. eLearning - takes 5- 8 hrs to complete
  2. pool training – 2 evenings – offered year round 
  3. open water training – 2 days – can be done June to November 

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What You’ll Learn

During the in-class, in-pool, and open-water sessions with your instructor, you’ll learn about:

  • self rescue
  • recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • emergency management and equipment
  • rescuing panicked divers
  • rescuing unresponsive divers

What’s Involved

  • eLearning: this should take you about 5 to 8 hours to complete
  • class and pool session: 2 evenings (offered year round)
  • open water session: 2 days (offered June – November )

What You’ll Need


To start your PADI Rescue Diver specialty course, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification or equivalent certification from another recognized scuba diver training organization
  • Be 15 years or older (12 for Jr. Rescue Diver)
  • Trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (if not, sign up for the Emergency First Responder course with us!).


In addition to your scuba equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, BCD, regulator, tank, weights and exposure suit), you will also need a CPR pocket mask.


Course fee: $274 + tax. Includes pool and open water training sessions as well as Rescue Scenario Slate!

eLearning: $187 + tax

Optional Crew Pak: $85.05 Includes Rescue Scenario Slate and pocket mask

Equipment rental fees not included

Student Info Required: (to use when people make an account)


Date Of Birth

Full Address (street # & name, city/town, province/state, country, postal code)

Phone number

Email address

Please click here to view the Continuing Education Administrative Document and the PADI Medical Agreement: PADI Con-Ed Form  |  PADI Medical

**Education Materials subject to change as they are controlled by PADI Canada.

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