PADI Rescue Diver Course

Learn to prevent and manage problems in the water and become more confident in your skills as a diver. It’s challenging, yet very rewarding.


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Read the 5 chapters of the manual, and watch the video and complete the knowledge reviews for those sections. At the end there is an exam to complete.

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Training Exercises

Over the course of 2 days you will complete 10 in water training exercises, which will give you the ability to deal with distressed, tired, panicking, unconscious and missing divers.

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Once you are confident with your new rescue skills we will put it all together and perform 2 final scenarios. Organising a search to find a "missing" diver and rescuing them!

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Your Certified!

This course will really improve your confidence and make you a more competent diver. It is also a prerequisite for Divemaster and Master Scuba Diver. This certification is valid worldwide and for life.

Important information about the Rescue Course

The PADI Rescue Diver course will increase your ability to spot problems quickly, also teach you how to act in stressful situations. So that if an emergency happened you would know what to do.

Learn how to prevent & deal with different situations including:

  • Self-rescue techniques. Helping you to deal with typical diving problems better, increasing your self confidence in your diving ability & making you a better buddy.
  • Dealing with tired or panicked divers at the surface & underwater. Recognising & managing stress in other divers.
  • Emergency management & equipment.
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers.
  • Search patterns for missing divers.

Once you are comfortable performing the different exercises your PADI instructor will take you through 2 rescue scenarios. Throughout the scenarios you will use your new skills to find your “missing” buddy!


2-3 days. 

If you complete the theory online before you arrive in Lanzarote you can complete the course in as quick as 2 days. 


From 12 years old you can complete the PADI Advanced Open Water Course


Good general health, if you can answer no to all the points on this medical that’s perfect! If you can answer a yes on page 1 you will need to complete page 2 and 3 as well. 


Learn to dive in small groups so that you can develop excellent diving skills and maximising your fun in a friendly and safe environment.

Select your PADI Rescue Course Package


  • PADI Digital Manual
  • Manta Diving T-shirt
  • Free Fun Dive
  • Equipment Hire
  • PADI E-learning
  • Photos of you underwater
  • PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • PADI Search and Recovery Course
  • Pocket Mask


  • PADI Digital Manual
  • Manta Diving T-shirt
  • Free Fun Dive
  • Equipment Hire
  • PADI E-learning
  • Photos of you underwater
  • PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • PADI Search and Recovery Course
  • Pocket Mask

Questions about the PADI Rescue Course

Can I save some time and complete the theory before I arrive in Lanzarote?

Yes, our Rescue Diver packages includes the PADI digital manual so you can complete the required theory online before you arrive in Lanzarote.

Our Silver and Gold packages include the PADI E-learning. Allowing you to complete all the theory beforehand. Save yourself a full day in our classroom! Completing this option means when you arrive in Lanzarote you can jump straight into rescuing divers! Then you can complete the rescue exercises and scenarios for the PADI Rescue course in as quick as 2 days!

Any speciality courses such as Emergency Oxygen Provider and Search and Recovery we will give you the manual on the first day.

What do the rescue exercises involve?

Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies.  During the exercises you’ll cover:

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • Emergency oxygen delivery systems
  • Swimming and non-swimming rescue techniques
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Panicked diver response
  • Underwater problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing the unconscious diver
  • In-water rescue breathing protocols
  • Exits
  • First aid procedures for pressure related accidents
  • Dive accident scenarios

Once you are comfortable performing all these exercises we will put it all together and complete 2 training scenarios. 

How long is the PADI Rescue Course?

You can complete the Rescue Diver Course in as quick as 2 days.

What's included in the Rescue Course?

Included in all of our PADI Rescue course packages are:

  • PADI Digital Manual
  • Full equipment hire
  • 10 training exercises, 2 final scenarios and 1 free fun dive!
  • Full instruction and certified PADI instructor
  • PADI Digital Certification Card
  • Small class sizes
What do I need to bring?
  •  Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes for afterwards
  • PADI E-record
  • PADI Advanced Open Water certification card or equivalent
  • Proof of CPR and First Aid training from within the past 24 months (unless you are going to complete the EFR Course with us) 
  • Diving Insurance (inc. personal accident and search and recovery)
Do I need insurance?

Yes, you need to show us insurance that covers you for scuba diving is covered. It needs to include personal accident and search & recovery. If you don’t have any we can arrange it with DAN Europe for:

6€ per day

11€ for 2 days

15€ per week

35€ per year

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