The Rescue Diver course performs you to a more self reliant diver and enables you to dive with your buddy with predict and confidence.

This PADI course is a requirement if you wish to become a PADI Dive Master.
As a "Rescue Diver", you will acquire the skills of self-reliance. You will learn how to correctly care for yourself and your equipment. You will build on your Buddy system relationships learning to work closely as a team. You will learn to look beyond your own needs to the needs of those around you. You will sharpen your observation skills and learn how to avoid emergencies. You will learn how to be prepared for and respond to emergencies. This course is hard work. But at the same time enjoyable and rewarding. There's plenty of action as you progress through the course.

What are the prerequisites for the Rescue Diver Course?


The Medical Certificate are mandatory by LAW and necessary to dive in Spain

LAW of 14th of October 1997 - BOE N°:280 from 22nd of November 1997

  1. IMPORTANT!!! Diver Medical Certificate not older than 24 Months if you are under 40 Years old and if you are over 40 years old not older then 12 Months. This Medical Certificate you can get also here on Gran Canaria by a local Medical Center in Playa del Ingles.
  2. 14 Years age (12 years PADI Junior Adventure Divers and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive).
  3. Either have the Advanced Open Water certification with proof of 20 logged dives.
  4. You need to have a current first aid CPR certification such as EFR to complete the Rescue Diver course.



The PADI Rescue Diver Course Includes:

  • 1 x Manual - Rescue Diver
  • 1 x Slate - Accident Management
  • 1 x DVD - Rescue Diver
  • 1 x Pocket Mask, EFR with O2 Port in Hardshell Case
  • 1 x PADI Decal
  • 1 x Bag - Crewpak, Blue + Brochures
  • All Equipment hire during the Rescue Diver Course
  • Certification/Registration fee + insurance during the Rescue Diver Course + transfer from/to your accommodation.

The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional levels of PADI courses, that begins with the PADI Divemaster certification.