Ready for a challenge? Complete Rescue Diver on Koh Tao. (2 days, 13,000 THB)*
The PADI Rescue Diver course is the most challenging, yet most rewarding course you will ever take. You learn to prevent and manage problems on the surface and underwater, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed.
Your PADI instructor will teach you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills.
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
Emergency management and equipment
Rescuing panicked divers
Rescuing unresponsive divers
Basic course structure:
Emergency First Response Course*
Rescue Diver Movies / Academic Session
Optional Pool Session
Skill and Scenario training dive from the Buddha View boat.
Academic Session and final exam
Skill and Final Scenario training & dive to finish the course.
*If you have not had Emergency First Response (or Red Cross First Aid/CPR) within the past 24 months you will need to complete the Emergency First Response course, which takes a half day. This 1/2 day course includes Primary and Secondary Care and CPR. EFR training & certification course is 3,540 Baht. The combined price for Rescue & EFR courses 13,000 Thai Baht.
Please contact Halie for any further information about the PADI Rescue Diver course, or visit the PADI Rescue Diver page.