Over class and pool sessions, you will learn what signs to look for and how to respond during an emergency. In-water scenarios will teach you:
- Self rescue - Recognizing and managing stress - in other divers - Emergency management and equipment - Rescuing panicked divers - Rescuing unresponsive divers
Due to pool closures, all pool session in August 2021 will be conducted in McIvor Lake with pool-like conditions.
WHERE YOU WILL DIVE
After your class and pool sessions, you will take to the open water for one day to put you skills to the test.
You will dive at either McIvor Lake or off our boat "Ocean Guardian" at sites around Campbell River and Quadra Island such as Gowlland Island Bay, Row and be Damned, Argonaut Wharf, Grouse Island, or Rebecca Spit.
You will practice rescue and search & recovery skills in an open water environment.
The PADI Emergency First Reponse course meets the requirement for CPR and First Aid training (required for the PADI Rescue Course, as well as for all professional-level ratings). The EFR Course is based on internationally recognised medical guidelines for emergency care. Learn simple-to-follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a non stressful learning environment.
AFTER THE COURSE
Enjoy deals on gear rentals and join us on weekly charters to sites around Discovery Passage!
Join the best of the best in recreational diving by becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver! All you need is 50 logged dives, 5 specialty certifications, and a Rescue Diver certification. Ask us for more information.
READY TO SIGN UP?
Check out our Calendar for the next Rescue Diver courses we are running!