PADI Rescue Diver

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You will learn to prevent and manage problems in the water and on the surface and become more confident in your skills as a diver. You will become a better, safer diver and a better buddy too. It’s challenging but rewarding.


Many of our students have described the PADI® Rescue Diver course as the most challenging but most rewarding they ever take. You will learn to prevent and manage issues in the water and become a more confident diver. You'll also learn how to help others too if they need it making you a better buddy. You do this by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature to you. You will also learn better dive planning, underwater search techniques and emergency first response.

Once you have the PADI® Rescue Diver you will be able to be a part of rescue response diving throughout the world and hold one of the most prestigious diving certifications.

The course is serious but it is also a lot of fun.


The PADI® Rescue Diver course teaches you to deal with dive emergencies through a variety of techniques. The course includes:

  • Comprehensive Rescue Diver theory sessions
  • 2 days Rescue Diver diving practices, including the Emergency First Responder course
  • Dive planning and Emergency Procedures
  • Diver Assistance
  • Search and Recovery techniques

The course uses a mixture of self study and knowledge reviews, classroom sessions and practical elements in both the pool and open water situations

Why Learn With Ocean Quest?

Ocean Quest is the premier PADI® Scuba Diving Instructional and retail centre in South Wales. Based in Cardiff, Swansea, and Porthcawl our instructors have dived and taught others to dive all over the world. Ocean Quest are an award wining school, including the prestigious PADI®International Key Man Centre of the year award, that has been established since 1998. Dive in now!

Our prices are fully inclusive, including:

  • PADI Enrollment, Registration & Certification
  • Fully Qualified Professional Instruction
  • Comprehensive educational materials
  • All Scuba Diving equipment hire
  • Cylinder tanks and air fills
  • Comprehensive Professional Centre Insurance

Course Information


from £345

Course Requirements

You must …

  • Be 15 years or more years old
  • Have completed the PADI® Advanced Open Water Diver certification
  • Hold a valid first aid certificate (EFR) - this training and certificate is included in our course price
If you already hold a valid first aid certificate please give us a call and we can take the cost of this part of the course off

Certification Provider

How to Book

Booking is simple, however spaces are limited on each course so we suggest you book quickly to avoid disappointment:


  • Cardiff – 029 20 303545
  • Swansea – 01792 606500
  • Porthcawl – 01656 783310

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