Whether you’re a diver or not, you never know when first aid skills may come in handy. Learning how to cope in an emergency situation isn’t being pessimistic – it shows preparation and offers peace of mind, demonstrating a maturity to care for others, as well as yourself!
At Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive we teach divers to be the ultimate buddy by learning the correct ways to respond to various scenarios including unconscious and panicking divers, both on the surface and under the water through the PADI Rescue Diver Course
Our EFR and ORCA Courses provide training for out of the water emergencies, including CPR, Providing Emergency Oxygen and First Aid.
“Challenging” and “rewarding” are two words used often to describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. They are also words used often by those who have experienced a real life rescue scenario! This course expands on preventing problems, teaches you how to manage them if they occur. You gain the practical knowledge and experience to respond in real time, which could make the difference for your buddy or diver in trouble.
The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them.
Most divers find this course demanding, fun and satisfying. Upon completion we often hear that it is the best course they have ever taken!
Your focus will start to turn from yourself and your needs, to the safety and needs of your diving companions. Learn how to be the the ultimate selfless buddy!
The Rescue Diver certification is often the minimum certification needed to join various Diving Registers, including that at James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
- At least 12 years old
- Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification or equivalent
- Be trained and current in First Aid and CPR
- Home study – read your PADI student manual or eLearning online and complete Knowledge Reviews for each chapter
- One day of classroom and pool or beach session with your instructor
- One day of open water dives and skills practice out on our Day Trip to the Great Barrier Reef
- From $399
- Price includes all course materials, equipment, and certification costs.
- Price excludes Day Trip to the Great Barrier Reef and gear hire
- Optional Extras: First Aid and CPR and O2 Provider courses (if required)
Terms and conditions apply. You can find our T&Cs here.
YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE:
Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive is committed to diver’s safety. We recommend the rescue course to ALL recreational divers.
It goes especially well with these specialties: Be the buddy everyone wants to dive with by knowing that you know how to recognize illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen with PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course. Learn effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface with PADI Search & Recovery course.
PADI Divemaster course The first step on the professional ladder. Move from being able to take care of others (Rescue Diver) to actively being involved in the educations and guiding of divers.
PADI Master Scuba Diver – The highest non professional rating in recreational diving. The ultimate rating for those who wish to challenge themselves and keep learning.
First Aid Courses
Providing emergency help to a person in need is a valuable skill, whether or not you are in water! Our First Aid courses teach skills that can be applied both on land and on the water! Our courses are nationally and internationally recognised and meet the required level to work in the Dive and Marine industries, both in Queensland and across the world.
Provide First Aid
|Course Name:||Provide First Aid|
|To provide quality training to persons wishing to complete Provide First Aid across different areas with a focus on the dive industry|
|Course Duration:||1 day|
|Description:||This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings|
|Assessment:||Online theory or completion of workbook plus attandance at a 1 day practical|
Provide Cardiopulminary Resuscitation
|Course Name:||Provide Cardiopulminary Resuscitation|
|To enable participants to maintain currency of the cardiopulmonary resucitation component of Provide First Aid on an annual basis|
|Course Duration:||4 hours|
|Description:||This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to perform|
cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings
|Assessment:||Blended delivery online theory or completion of workbook plus attendance at practical|
Course in Basic Oxygen Administration
|Course Name:||Course in Basic Oxygen Administration|
|To provide quality training in the application of oxygen therapy and resuscitation equipment|
|Course Duration:||4 hours|
|Description:||This unit describes the outcomes required to recognise and respond to situations that require application of oxygen therapy and / or oxygen resuscitation as appropriate until the arrival of medical assisstance|
|Assessment:||completion of online theory or workbook and attendane at practical workshop|
|Entry Requirements:||Must be able to demonstrate current competence in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation|
Provide Advanced Resuscitation
|Course Name:||Provide Advanced Resuscitation|
|To provide quality training in the use of specialised oxygen equipment with a focus on the dive industry|
|Course Duration:||1 day|
|Training Plans:||Advanced Resus|
|Description:||This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.|
This unit applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.
|Assessment:||Online theory or completion of workbook plus attendance at a practical session|
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
- From $90 – combination packages available, call +61 07 4724 0600 to discuss your needs today!
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