The PADI Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive for the better.  You’ll learn to identify and resolve minor incidents before they become larger problems and you’ll gain a lot of self-confidence, whilst having some serious fun throughout the course.

Discover why countless divers say the Rescue Course is the best course they ever did.

What can you do as a RESCUE DIVER?

The techniques and confidence obtained in the PADI Rescue Diver course prepare you to make the first step in a career in scuba diving and/or obtaining the elite level of leisure diving.

As a certified Rescue Diver (minimum age 18) you can enrol in the PADI Divemaster. course.  Once you’ve finished that course, you can work wherever in the world (except in France) there is water:

  • Assist an Instructor during training sessions.
  • Be a dive guide.
  • Work on a liveaboard.

Prerequisites to RESCUE DIVER:

Minimum age: 12 years old.

Prerequisites of the course: Divers with the certification Open Water Diver (or Junior Open Water) can enrol in the Rescue Diver course, complete the Rescue Diver eLearning and participate in Rescue training exercises in confined water.

To participate in Rescue training sessions in Open Water and become certified as a Rescue Diver the student must complete the Navigation Adventure Dive and be a certified PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver.  A PADI Advanced Open Water (or recognised equivalent) can also satisfy this requirement.

To be certified you must also have proof of training in CPR and first aid within the last 24 months.    If you haven’t completed this training, you can enrol in an Emergency First Response Primary (CPR) and Secondary (First Aid) with your PADI Instructor.

The training:


PADI eLearning

The online learning allows you easily to integrate the training into a busy schedule.  Complete the knowledge development section of the course at a time and place that suits you.

Work at your own speed, on or offline, on your computer or mobile device.  Communicate with your Instructor when you have a question or when you want to organise your in-water training.

Time necessary for the eLearning : 6 to 12 hours



With your Instructor

The in-water training sessions are great fun.  You’ll practice how to manage situations, like dealing with a leg cramp and helping a tired diver, via scenarios and role play with other students and your Instructor.

  • Prerequisites: Adventure Diver / Junior Adventure Diver (or equivalent certification) with the Navigation adventure dive.  EFR Primary and Secondary Care (or equivalent training) with 24 months.
  • Total time required: 3 days (5 dives)
  • Minimum age: 12

The course includes:

  • Personalised training in a small group.
  • Course conducted by a professional who is also a state qualified Nurse.
  • A good atmosphere!

The course does not include:

  • Accommodation and meals.


500 € * TTC

*other pricing and the possibility of training being financed exist according to your profile.  Don’ hesitate to contact us.