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Rescue Scuba Diver

The SDI Rescue Diver Course is the course that you have to do!

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

  • Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen (O2) provider (where local law permits) certification*

  • Provide proof of SDI Advanced Adventure Diver certification, or equivalent, or open water diver certification and 40 logged open water dives

What you can expect to do:

The rescue certification course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills for an individual to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, and administer necessary first aid.

You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes. After the SDI Rescue Diver Course you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.

If you enjoy this experience then the Master Diver course or Divemaster course is your next step!


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