RESCUE DIVER CERTIFICATION
Expand your diving knowledge with a SDI Rescue Diver Certification.
The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency.
This course also increases your self awareness on how to effectively react to situations where self rescue is required
HOW DO I BECOME AN RESCUE DIVER?
To become an SDI Rescue Diver you must be able to meet the following pre-requisites:
Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen (O2) provider (where local law permits) certification*
Provide proof of SDI Advanced Adventure Diver certification, or equivalent, or open water diver certification and 40 logged open water dives
* Note: First Aid/CPR/AED courses may be combined with the rescue program by qualified instructors.
At The Dive Place we utilize the SDI eLearning academic program. You will be able to complete all the academics at home on your own personal computer around your schedule.
For questions about the SDI Rescue Diver course contact The Die Place and let one of our Crew Members any questions you may have.
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?
To enroll in SDI Open Water Diver course you must be a minimum of 10 years old. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health.
No prior experience with scuba diving is required. Just a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
The SDI Open Water course consists of 3 main phases:
1 - Knowledge Development (on-line eLearning) to understand basic principles of Scuba Diving.
2 - Confined Water Dives to learn basic Scuba Diving skills in the comfort of shallow water.
3 - Open Water Dives to use the skills you learned and to explore.
Your instructor will teach you about dive equipment, the science of diving, responsible diving practices and the environment.
Come on and dive in…a lifetime of fun, adventure, memories, experiences, and new friends awaits you!
WHAT RE YOU GOING TO LEARN?
The rescue certification course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills for an individual to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, and administer necessary first aid.
You will cover all of the following and more!
Prevention and causes of diving accidents
Hyperbaric injuries and management
Some of the in-water skills include:
On the surface, identify and assist a properly equipped skin or scuba diver simulating:
Early panic symptoms
Locate and bring to the surface a scuba diver simulating unconsciousness to the surface from approximately 6 metres/20 feet
Upon surfacing, transport the unconscious diver 50 metres/150 feet to shore or boat, simulating in-water rescue breathing
Upon reaching the shore or boat, with the assistance of one aide, remove the diver from the water
HOW TO GET STARTED?
Stop by The Dive Place to enroll in the course, pick up your eLearning code(s) – and you can start learning right away. You will receive eLearning codes for the First Aide/CPR/AED components of the course as well as the SDI Rescue Diver eLearning code.
The eLearning gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based programs.
For questions about the Advanced Adventure Diver course, equipment, cost or fees, contact us at The Dive Place on 407-517-4737 or stop by and talk to one of our crew members who will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
On becoming a Advanced Adventure Diver, perhaps you may want to become a dive professional and go all the way to Divemaster or even become an Instructor yourself! Whatever your scuba and skin diving needs, let
The Dive Place help you realize your dreams!