Be Prepared!

“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

With the Rescue Diver and EFR Bundle Course, you will also learn primary and secondary care, CPR, O2 administration, and how to respond to a variety of illnesses and injuries.

What you can expect to learn

  • Self Rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management
  • Fix minor gear issues
  • Rescue unresponsive divers
  • How to be a better dive buddy
  • CPR
  • Help someone who is choking
  • Apply bandages and splints
  • Handle a possible spinal injury
  • How to administer O2 in emergencies

Course Equipment Requirements

Each student will be responsible for providing the following gear:

  • BCD
  • Regulator
  • Dive Computer
  • Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Etc. 
  • Exposure protection (if needed)

Required Specialty Equipment:

  • Compass
  • Pocket CPR Mask

We have rental gear available for an additional cost.

When enrolled in a course with Space Coast Dive Center you will receive a 10% student discount on all gear purchases. 

Course Prerequisites

Age Requirement

12 years or older

Course Prerequisites

Adventure Diver/Junior Adventure Diver (or qualifying certification) with completed Underwater Navigation Dive; EFR Primary and Secondary Care training (or qualifying training) within 24 months

How do I get Started?

The PADI & SSI Rescue Diver courses prepare you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Working closely with your instructor, you will develop knowledge on common emergency situations and how to manage them. You will review rescue exercises and then put them into action through a number of in-water rescue scenarios.

The EFR Course teaches you eight essential skills for helping other during an emergency, while also keeping yourself safe. Gain confidence and have fun!

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