Rescue Diver Course:
You can dive like a pro and now you want to go a bit further ahead and become a rescue diver. It feels good when you can tell people that you are a rescue diver. We train you to recognize, manage and prevent diving accidents.
The course covers a wide range of topics including, The Psychology of Rescue, Recognizing Diver Stress, Accident Management, Assisting Responsive and Unresponsive Divers at the Surface and Underwater, Equipment Problems, Oxygen Delivery Systems, Missing Diver Procedures, Responding to Diver Emergencies and In water Rescue Breathing.
- 8 hours of Classroom Training
- 12 modules of in-water training
Rescue Diver Certificate :
Being a rescue diver definitely offers you challenging and rewarding experiences. It is not just about rescuing people, it is also for better comfort levels in the water and to recognize potential problems in other divers. This is recommended for all the passionate scuba divers who dive frequently. This fun training is definitely one of the most challenging and rewarding courses.
What will you learn in PADI Rescue Diver Course?
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares 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. Topics include:
- Self rescue
- Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
- Emergency management and equipment
- Rescuing panicked divers
- Rescuing unresponsive divers
What Scuba gear will you use?
You’ll use your basic scuba equipment and will need a pocket mask to practice in-water resuscitation. During exercises, you’ll work with an oxygen unit, floats, marker buoys and perhaps CPR mannequins. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as your own first aid kit, which will be useful throughout your diving career.
How old does one need to be to dive?
Anyone over 10 years of age. Having said that, we grant an exception for a few 8 and 9 year olds provided they meet a certain criteria as laid down by our professional divers.
Is there any maximum age limit?
While you must be at least 10 years of age to be a certified diver, you can never be too old to attempt it.
Is it a difficult sport to learn?
No, it isn’t. If you’re comfortable in the water and can swim it will be a walk in the park. However, if you aren’t any of those two things, our instructors will make sure you comfortable to a level where you can enjoy it as well.
Is it dangerous?
No, it isn’t. Whenever injuries do occur though, it is only because careful attention wasn’t paid during training or the instructor wasn’t certified.
Why do my ears hurt when I dive down?
This usually happens when the water pressure on your eardrums aren’t equal. While training with us you will learn techniques to correct this phenomenon which may help you when you are on your next flight too.
I wear contacts, will that be a problem?
Not at all. Make sure your face mask is fastened correctly so that water doesn’t fill up in them and you will be fine.
What should a diver never do before diving?
Never drink and dive, never eat a big meal before you dive and never lie about any medical condition you may have to your dive instructor before you dive.
What does PADI stand for?
Professional Association of Diving Instructors.
Know more at http://www.padi.com.
What does the acronym SCUBA stand for?
Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus.
Can health conditions prevent me from diving?
While anyone who is reasonably fit and in good health can scuba dive, there are some who cannot. For example pregnant women should not dive, while people with a history of lung disease or injury must consult their physician before diving.
Do I need to book in advance and if so, how far?
If you don’t want to be at the receiving end of a fully booked diving schedule, it is advisable to book in advance.
What do I need to carry with me when I come?
A bathing suit, towel, toiletries, T-shirts, shorts, and sunscreen lotion.
Am I allowed to dive with breasts implants or while I’m on my monthly cycle?
Yes, it is okay. While diving abroad however or in other local waters, it may be wise to check with the concerned party before you dive in.
Can I scuba dive while pregnant?
No, it is not.
How long do I need to wait before I can sit on a flight after diving course?
A minimum of 24 hours of rest is required by experts and beginners respectively before they can board their flights.
Can group bookings avail discounts?
Yes, they can.
Should we tip the staff or is it included in the package?
That is left completely up to your discretion. Gratuity is never frowned upon though.
How many people can the boat accommodate?
Minimum 3 & maximum of 20
Does a diving instructor accompany everyone on the trip?
Yes, as we take safety very seriously.
How deep will I be scuba diving?
Approximately 12 meters.
Is it necessary to be a good swimmer to do this course?
yes, it is essential that you know how to swim to be eligible for this course