Discover why countless divers say Rescue Diver is their favourite scuba course.

The PADI Rescue Diver Course will change the way you dive for the better. This course will develop your dive skills, teach how to identify and fix minor issues before they become major problems, gain confidence and have fun whilst doing so.

Let’s take a more in depth look on how you will become a safer and more confident diver.

In this 2 day course you will develop skills such as how to help yourself and others, fix minor equipment issues and be the best dive buddy you can. You will learn how to think like a rescue diver through online study and skills practice with your instructor.

All PADI courses are flexible and performance-based. Throughout this course, your instructor will take you through 10 rescue skill sessions and 2 rescue skill scenarios including Oxygen delivery.

Course prerequisites:

To participate in the PADI Rescue Diver Course, students must be 15 years or older, hold a PADI Advanced Diver certification or other qualifying certification, and have CPR and first aid training certificates within the past 24 months.

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical form prior to enrolling, to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive. Instructors, Dive masters and dive shop staff are not physicians and will not provide medical advice; only medical professionals can give a medical clearance to dive.

Are you ready to take the plunge and become a PADI Rescue Diver? For more information or to make a reservation, email pilbaradive@iinet.net.au or send a message through our online contact form: Online Contact Form

After this course

The skills and confidence you’ll gain in the PADI Rescue Diver course prepare you to take the first step towards a scuba career and/or achieve the most elite rating in recreational diving.

As a certified Rescue Diver (18 years or older), you can enrol in the PADI Divemaster course. Upon completion, you can work anywhere in the world there is water.

If becoming a PADI Professional isn’t for you, consider becoming a PADI Master Scuba DiverTM. Fewer than 2 percent of divers achieve this elite rating. As a certified Rescue Diver, you only need five specialty certifications and 50 logged dives to become a Master Scuba Diver.

We look forward to scuba diving Western Australia with you soon!