SDI Rescue Diver
The SDI Rescue Diver Course is probably one of the most rewarding courses you can find as well as fulfilling. Be prepared to develop your knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer necessary first aid. You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes.
After the SDI Rescue Diver Course you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.
The Rescue Diving Manual is the text-book literary assistant to the SDI Rescue certification course. By signing up for this course, the perspective student will be able to gain the ability and confidence in aiding another person in the diving environment. The numerous scenarios that can require a practiced response to help another diver in trouble. This manual provides the information to help a student learn and master independent diver skills for self-help as well as being able to assess and respond to others. A variety of subject areas are included, with in-depth information regarding dive planning, equipment preparation, emergency skills and rescue techniques, causes of diving accidents, search and recovery, first aid, and finally recompression chambers and diver therapy.
Using the Rescue Diving manual as a reference, students may utilize the Knowledge Quest Work Booklet by answering the provided questions with the most appropriate and accurate answers. The Knowledge Quest is designed to be used as an assessment for enrolled students and their respective instructors.
Prerequisites and eLearning availability.
- Minimum age 18 (15 with written parental consent)
- SDI Advanced Diver or equivalent from another agency or 40 logged dives.
- eLearning availability – Coming Soon!