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RESCUE DIVER Be a Safer Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver Course in Ireland

"Challenging" and "rewarding" best describe the PADI 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.

Why With Us

  • We are located at the edge of Europe on the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way
  • We have a UNIQUE AQUARIUM which we use for our Courses & Fun Dives
  • We care for our environment
  • We have a heated swimming pool in our school
  • We offer FREE of charge JACUZZI, SAUNA & STEAM ROOM

What You Learn

The PADI Rescue Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development eLearning - study online 
  • Confined Water - swimming pool and Aquarium dive  to learn rescue skills
  • Open Water Dive  to review your rescue skills

Rescue skills:

  • Self-rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

Why eLearning? 

At Dive Academy, we use PADI's eLearning portal for all knowledge development for the Rescue Diver course, so we can focus our time & efforts on teaching you the practical skills in the confined and open water sessions. 

  • Minimized class time and maximum in - water time
  • Accessibility anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, seven days a week!
  • Learn at your own pace, in your own home or wherever you choose


To enrol in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must be:

  • 12 years or older
  • Have a PADI Advanced Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it's the best course they've ever taken.

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.

Your Next Adventure

After completing the PADI Rescue Diver course, the next step is The PADI Divemaster

  Start Date   Price    
26 Oct 2019 € 480.00

Wed 16 Oct 2019
Pool + Aquarium
Sat 26 Oct 2019
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Academy - Lahinch
Open Water
Sun 27 Oct 2019
08 hours 00 minutes
Atlantic Ocean
Instructor(s): David Considine,

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