PADI Rescue Diver - 9500 Baht

PADI Rescue Diver

 

How do you take a subject like accident prevention and management and turn it into fun?

Rescue diver course responding to diver in the water from the boat

Call it the PADI Rescue Diver program! The PADI Rescue Diver will expand your knowledge and experience beyond purely recreational level because you'll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.

 

What do I need to start?

  • PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver – you must have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive (or qualifying certification from another organization
  • Minimum age: 15 years old (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver)
  • Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR & First Aid program within the past 24 months (we can offer you the Emergency First Response Course)
  • Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can participate in the PADI Rescue Diver Course
  • Click here to download Divers Medical Questionnaire (PDF Document)
  • If the participant answers yes to any of the medical questions listed then a signed clearance from a doctor, valid within 12 months will be required

 

What will I do?

Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. During the five open water sessions, you'll cover:

PADI Rescue Course Exercise 7 unresponsive diver at the surface
  • Dive first aid
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Swimming and non-swimming assists
  • Panicked diver response
  • Underwater problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing the unconscious diver
  • In water artificial respiration
  • Egress (exits)
  • First aid procedures for pressure related accidents
  • Dive accident scenarios

 

How long will it take?

  • Minimum Open Water Training: five sessions over two days

We generally prefer to conduct our courses over a relaxed 3 days schedule, however if you also need to complete the Emergency First Response Course in conjunction with the Rescue Course then we run the program over 4 days.

 

What will I need?

PADI Rescue Course Exercise 9 first aid for pressure related injuries
  • Suitable Swim Wear
  • Sun Cream
  • Trained and current in first aid and CPR within the previous 2 years

 

Course Prices Include

  • Equipment Rental
  • Tanks, weights and Boat Fees
  • Certification Fee
  • PADI Rescue Diver Manual
  • 3 nights accommodation (4 nights if doing the EFR also) (basic fan room)

 

Book Online

For all online bookings you have the option of paying the full amount of your shopping cart total. Alternatively, you can take advantage of the web site and pay just a 30% deposit of the total amount to confirm your booking and then pay the remaining balance on arrival prior to the start your course.

Do you want to spend less time in the classroom? Then do e-Learning!

Then why not choose to do the academics for your PADI course online. PADI offers a range of e-Learning options through their web site, which allows you to do just this. That way when you arrive on Koh Tao, you can spend less time in the classroom and more time enjoying the diving and the island. With all e-Learning courses, with the exception of Divemaster, we offer a 10% discount on the course cost.

Please note that the cost of studying the academics via e-Learning are the responsibility of the student and payable directly to PADI via their web site.

PADI Rescue Diver eLearningSign up for our PADI Rescue Diver eLearning course now!

Where can I go from here?

The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Divemaster certification.

Entering into a new exciting and challenging career will allow you to go places, diving, meet new people and do things underwater that you never believed possible!

Like to find out more? Then take a look at our Go Pro page or why not take a look at our internship packages to take you all the way to Divemaster or Instructor:

Not looking to Go Pro yet? Then as a PADI Rescue Diver you can put yourself in a class of distinction by earning the highest non-professional level in the PADI System of diver education. The Master Scuba Diver, to find out more visit our Master Scuba Diver page. PADI Master Scuba Diver

 

Emergency First Response (EFR) - 3500 Baht

Why Emergency First Response?

Emergency First Responce Assessment

Emergency First Response gives you the tools you need to perform CPR and First Aid. Whether you're a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Response prepares you to properly handle potentially life-threatening situations.

What do I need to start?

  • No dive certification required
  • No minimum age limit

What will I do?

This comprehensive program is composed of two core modules that can be taught in tandem or as stand-alone courses: Emergency First Response - Primary Care and Emergency First Response - Secondary Care. Together, Winnie going through EFR and Rescue knowledge reviews with a student at Planet Scubathese courses proved extensive instruction in CPR and First Aid, as well as providing optional (yet recommended) Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Emergency Oxygen sections.

How long will it take?

Depending on the amount of home study, the Primary and Secondary courses maybe completed in as little as four hours.

Book Online

For all online bookings you have the option of paying the full amount of your shopping cart total. Alternatively, you can take advantage of the web site and pay just a 30% deposit of the total amount to confirm your booking and then pay the remaining balance on arrival prior to the start your course.