Learn to react and respond to diving and non-diving emergencies alike with this internationally recognized and comprehensive course covering first aid and CPR skills.
- Minimum age: 12 years old
- An exciting and challenging 2-day course
- Learn to manage emergency situations
- Build confidence in your diving abilities
- PADI E-learning or PADI manual requires an extra fee
- Equipment rental included
- Certification valid for life
Prerequisite: To enroll on the PADI Rescue Diver course you must be a certified PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent from another agency. You must also have first aid and CPR training within the last 24 months. If you do not have this, we can run an Emergency First Response training course for you, which takes just half a day.
PLEASE NOTE: It is a requirement when taking scuba diving courses on Maui, that all divers complete a medical questionnaire confirming good health for diving. You must be able to answer “NO” to each of the questions on the form. A “yes” answer will require and medical release from your doctor.
Maui Scuba Certification Course for Safety Preparedness
Visit Maui for your PADI Rescue Diver scuba certification course to discover why this PADI course has always been regarded as a rewarding and crucial step forward in scuba certification courses. PADI Rescue Diver with Banyan Tree Divers will build confidence in your scuba diving skills while helping you become more prepared for unexpected diving emergencies. The PADI Rescue Diver course also brings you to the last step before achieving professional diving status.
By completing the PADI Rescue Diver scuba certification course, you will learn how to manage different dive-related emergencies through a combination of dive theory, training exercises, and rescue scenarios. Dive theory comprises of two academic sessions, coupled with independent study. We advise all of our divers to complete the Knowledge Review Questions beforehand.
The ten in-water training exercises get practiced on the surface and underwater. We like to practice this training repeatedly until our divers feel relaxed and confident with every skill. Ultimately, each of the ten exercises gets evaluated during two rescue scenarios. Assistants from Banyan Tree Divers help to create realistic emergency events during your rescue scenarios, making your experience true to life and memorable, and scuba diving Lahaina provides the perfect setting to practice shore entries and exits.
PADI Rescue Diver Logistics
We operate as a mobile Maui dive shop and choose the specific dive site the day before your course begins. We send you the details and GPS coordinates via email. This way, we can ensure we use the best Maui diving sites for your PADI Rescue Diver training based on conditions. The usual meeting time is 9 am, and you can expect to finish each day at 4 pm.
Our Maui dive company aims to provide both convenience and professionalism. So we simply meet you at the beach of our chosen dive site, gear up, and walk into the ocean. We’ll agree on the sites for the second day with you in person after your first two dives, so you know where to meet us.
Our previous PADI Rescue Diver students often tell us that this course was their favorite Maui activity. It is challenging, but at the same time very rewarding because you will immediately improve your scuba diving skills and general underwater awareness.
Book now or contact us to take your diving to the next level! Our instructors 20-plus years of experience teaching rescue and professional level courses, so there’s no one better to train you. You can read more about our professional instructor team at Banyan Tree Divers in the ‘About’ pages.