Diving on Koh Tao island - PADI Rescue Diver course

Diving on Koh Tao, PADI Rescue Diver course — is one of the most interesting diving courses, and probably the most useful one.

PADI Rescue Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver course is another step in your diving education. Before you learned how to plan and dive along side with learning various underwater activity. Now it’s time to deepen your knowledge and skills with PADI Rescue Diver course, during which you will learn how to assess the risks associated with diving, practice useful self-rescue skills, learn how to anticipate and prevent potentially dangerous situations.
Together with your instructor you will learn how to:
Quickly and efficiently search for and locate a missing diver using an underwater search pattern.
Act in situations with a panicked and unconscious diver both on the surface and underwater
Provide in water rescue breathing, to prevent dangerous situations both on the surface and during the dive and much more.

PADI Rescue Diver Course on Koh Tao Island — book now and get a special price!

Duration: 2–3 days
Minimum age: 15 years
Prerequisites: absence of any medical conditions and you must have the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certificate or its equivalent and valid Emergency First Response certificate.

Price: 10,000 THB


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The cost of the course includes:
— Educational materials
— International PADI Diver Certificate
— Equipment rental
— Tea, coffee, fruits and light snacks on our dive boat

What does your training for PADI Rescue Diver course include?

Theoretical part
Your theoretical part of the course will begin with watching the training video and reading through the PADI Rescue Diver manual. You will discuss all the key points with your PADI instructor and complete 5 knowledge reviews and a final exam.

Practical part confined water
One of the days you will practice all the self-rescue and rescue skills in the confined water. Some self-rescue skills are from your PADI Open Water Diver course, others will be completely new to you and will teach you how to deal with an emergency case.

Practical part, open water
You are going to repeat the skills that you learned earlier in an environment which is close to real case scenarios.
You will learn how to recognize and prevent emergencies and provide assistance to distressed or unconscious divers.
You with complete that practical training with «Rescue scenarios». During those your instructor will simulate certain emergencies and you will need to successfully accomplish the rescue procedures. This training and mastering the skills will bring you to the level of a confident rescue diver, who is able to rescue at any time.

PADI Rescue Diver course — a detailed description of the course and an approximate timetable.

Continuing diving education

The next step in your continuing education is to become a PADI Master Scuba Diver. This is the highest level of recreational diving. You can also become a PADI professional which will allow you to work in the diving industry after completing the PADI Divemaster course. PADI specialty diver courses could be your other option in continuing your diving education.