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Rescue Diver Course

PRO DIVE runs a Rescue Course every month. The Rescue Course is the one of the most interesting and enjoyable diving courses. A great way to boost your confidence levels and improve your dive knowledge
Duration: 2 Days


About the Rescue Course

The PRO DIVE Rescue Diver Course 'raises the notch' in divers' self-confidence by introducing them to rescue skills in  and out of the water. By the end of this course, you will be able to competently and confidently assess a given rescue situation, propose, then action a plan of attack to reduce risk to a distressed diver. Learn how to administer EAR, master CPR and understand accident prevention.

The Rescue Diver course is an important and crucial step in the development of a diver whose desire is to expand their knowledge and experience beyond the recreational level. Successful completion is also a prerequisite for all PRO DIVE leadership training (Divemaster and Assistant Instructor). The PRO DIVE   course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for individuals to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, manage diving accident situations, render proper first aid and qualify for Divemaster training.




This will be issued by us after we receive confirmation of your booking. This will occur during business hours and an email will be sent letting you know how to access this.

Weekend Program

Sat  8:00am – 5.00pm  Orientation and Theory Exam, Learn the basics of rescuing divers.

Sun 8:00am  - 4.00pm  Complete a whole series of scenarios putting what have learned into practice.

What else do you need to know?

  • Requirements - You need to be OpenWater Certified and you must bring your certification with you.
  • First Aid - You will need to have completed First Aid and Resuscitation training within the last 12mths
  • Oxygen Provider - You will need to have completed Oxygen Provider training within the last 12mths
  • Additional Gear requirements - pocket mask, safety sausage and dive whistle
  • Equipment Provided - Tanks, weight belt, weights.
  • Gear Hire - is available and includes one piece wetsuit, buoyancy vest, regulator with dive computer. Snorkelling gear is not included.
  • What you need to bring - Sunscreen, swimmers, a towel, plenty of water, lunch, Certification Cards & Log book
  • Fit to Dive - Please take time to review the Dive Medical Requirements and Fitness to Dive information.
  • Minimum age to participate - is 18 years.




Minimum requirements

  • Minimum age is 15yrs
  • Must have Open Water Certification with 15 to 20 logged dives or be Advanced Certified
  • Certified with First Aid, CPR and Oxygen Provider Course

Before Booking Your Rescue Course

A pre requisite of the rescue course is that you need to have current First Aid, CPR and Oxygen Provider Course cetificates. You needs there before the start of your course

Detail on to get the qualifications


Terms and Conditions

Cancellations, transfers or non-attendance

  1. If you cancel your course, on or within 14 days of the start date, no refund will be given.
  2. If you cancel a course with more than 14 days notice, a refund will be offered, less $100
  3. If you fail to attend your course, no refund will be given; rebooking will be at full cost.
  4. You may transfer your course to a new date once, free of charge, with more than 14 days' notice. Additional amendments will attract an AUD100 fee per person, per date change.
  5. Transfers made between 24hrs and 14 days of the start date will incur a $100 fee. If the new course is of a higher value than the original booking, the difference must also be paid. No exceptions.
  6. Any cancellations made within 24hrs of your course start time will result in forfeit of the course and rebooking will be at full cost.
  7. If an emergency medical condition manifests within 24hrs of your course start time, proof must be provided in order to transfer your course at the reduced rate of $100.00.
  8. If a medical condition manifests outside of 24hrs and temporarily prevents you from completing the course, the above conditions apply.
  9. If a medical condition manifests outside of 24hrs and permanently prevents you from completing the course, the above conditions apply.
  10. If you have indicated yes to any of the questions on the Dive Medical. then one will need to be provided at time of booking or 14 days prior to the course start date, stating you are fit to dive unconditionally. Failure to do so will result in forfeit of the course and rebooking will be at full cost.
  11. All verbal instructions are in English only and you are required to be proficient in English. No translation sevices are available or can be used during the course and other students cannot translate on behalf of the instructors.
  12. You may transfer a course to a friend or family member at least 24hrs before the start time for a $100 rebooking fee.
  13. If you fail to complete the course during the scheduled time, the course will be forfeit and full payment is required to rebook.
  14. All fees are per person

Course requirements

  1. Failure to adhere to all of the pre-course requirements found on the course overview page (including completion of any online training) will result in cancellation of the course. No refund will be given, and rebooking will be at full cost.
  2. You must be able to swim 200m and tread water for 10 minutes. Failure to perform these swim tests within the allocated time frame will result in course cancellation without refund and rebooking will be at full cost.
  3. All courses must be complete within 90 days of the original start date.


  1. Our standard Learn to Dive programs are for 18yrs+
  2. Under 18's must have a parental waiver signed by parent/guardian on day one of the course.

*All Prices are Per Person and Prices may vary depending on Start Dates.

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