The Dive Shop Rescue Diver Course

Improve Your Skills - PADI Rescue Diver

PADI Rescue Diver and PADI O2 Provider course.
2 certifications in 1 class.

Why should I take the PADI Rescue Diver and PADI O2 Provider course?

Challenging and rewarding best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. PADI Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they’ve ever taken.

What do I need to start?

  • Be at least 12 Years old
  • May start the PADI Rescue Course in conjunction with you PADI Advance Open Water Course, but must be certified as a PADI Advance Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization prior to training sessions in open water.
  • Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR/First Aid (Emergency First Response) program in the last 12 months.


What does the course cost? - $395


  • Class - $174
  • Crew pack - $95
  • PADI Rescue Diver DVD rental - $6
  • Pic x2 - $70
  • Himalaya, Lake Pleasant, Balmorhea State Park trip - $50






What will I be doing?

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques.

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • Dive First-Aid
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Swimming and non-swimming assists
  • Panicked diver response
  • Underwater problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing unconscious diver
  • In water artificial respiration
  • Egress (water exits)
  • First aid procedures for pressure related accidents
  • Dive accident scenarios
  • Site evacuation plans


Course includes


  • PADI Rescue Diver Crew Pack
  • PADI Rescue Diver DVD
  • Pocket Mask
  • O2 Provider manual
  • O2 provider at a glance card
  • 3 academic classroom sessions
  • 1 pool session
  • open water instruction with your PADI Rescue Instructor
  • certification photos
  • PADI RESCUE certification card
  • PADI O2 Provider certification card
  • The Dive Shop Rescue Diver T-Shirt

Course Dates 2017


  • February 6, 11 & 12
  • Trip Balmorhea Tx February 18 - 20
  • April 10, 15 & 16
  • Trip Himalaya May 12 - 14
  • September 4, 9 & 10
  • Trip Himalaya October 6 - 8




Call 520-326-DIVE to register for a PADI Rescue Diver Course.

The Dive Shop is a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center

The PADI System of diver education is based on progressive training that introduces skills, safety-related information and local environmental knowledge to student divers in stages. PADI courses are student-centered and provide maximum practice and realistic application.