This course is one of the most interesting PADI courses, it prepares you to avoid problems and manage dive accidents. Looking back, most divers say that this was the best course they have ever taken. You will learn a lot about topics such as self-rescue, stress detection and appropriate behavior, emergency management, finding missing divers the required equipment for these purposes and much more. Learning skills to properly assess situations, helping others in an emergency situation, and knowing how to protect yourself increases your own self-confidence.
The course lasts 3 – 4 days and gives you the opportunity to put the theoretical knowledge into practice in 10 rescue exercises and 2 rescue scenarios.
Requirements are a PADI OWD with 3 Adventure Dives, a PADI AOWD Brevet or an equivalent Brevet, a minimum of 20 completed logged dives, a minimum age of 15 and an EFR (Emergency First Response) or other recognized CPR within the last two years (24 months). In addition, you need basic physical fitness and a medical self-information.
The Junior Rescue Diver can be completed at the age of 12 years.
Educational materials, certification fees and rental equipment are included in this price.