[dropcaps type=’square’ color=’#ffffff’ background_color=’#0080ff’ border_color=”]W[/dropcaps]ith the PADI Rescue eLearning course you can complete the entire theory section in the comfort of your home – or wherever you have access to a computer – prior to your arrival. Then once you are on Koh Tao you will only focus on the in-water training of the PADI Rescue Diver Course. Practice 9 rescue scenarios with your Instructor in our diving pool and during 2 dive trips in open water. The Rescue eLearning option will also allow you to have more time to relax and enjoy our beautiful island!
Get ready for 3 days filled with challenging scenarios and a lot of fun! With the Rescue eLearning option you will have no classroom sessions and therefore a relaxed and practice oriented schedule. If you are short on time we can even combine day 1 and day 2, and get you certified in only 2 days!
08:30 to 13:00 | Meet your Instructor in the dive center and discuss any questions you may have regarding the theory. You will do a quick review to refresh your memory and test your knowledge. Then head to our swimming pool for the first practices of the rescue exercises.
11:45 to 17:00 | Join our afternoon dive trip to practice the rescue exercises again, this time in open water.
11:45 to 17:00 | Master the final challenges your Instructor is gonna give you during another afternoon dive trip.
[social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-certificate” size=”fa-2x” icon_color=”#515151″] To enrol in the PADI Rescue Course you need to have at least the PADI Adventure Diver certification (with navigation adventure dive) or equivalent of another training organisation. Please bring your certification card with you!
[social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-heartbeat” size=”fa-2x” icon_color=”#515151″] Prior to starting the PADI Rescue Course you need to be certified as an Emergency First Responder or have an equivalent certification that covers Primary Care and CPR and was completed in the past 24 months. The certificate needs to be verified by PADI prior to starting the course. If this requirement is not met, the EFR course can be completed locally in only half a day.
[social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-child” size=”fa-2x” icon_color=”#515151″] To become a PADI Rescue Diver you need to be 15 years of age or older. Divers aged between 12 and 14 can earn the PADI Junior Rescue Diver certification. For younger divers have a look at our kids programs.
[social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-desktop” size=”fa-2x” icon_color=”#515151″][social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-wifi” size=”fa-2x” icon_color=”#515151″] In order to complete the knowledge development of the Rescue eLearning course, you are required to have internet connection. The PADI eLearning is designed for computers/laptops and is compatible with [social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-windows” size=”fa-lg” icon_color=”#515151″]Windows and [social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-apple” size=”fa-lg” icon_color=”#515151″]OSX operating systems. If you prefer studying with a book and watch the videos in our classroom, the PADI Rescue Course Standard is the better choice for you.
[social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-check-circle-o” size=”fa-2x” icon_color=”#515151″] Please bring your logbook or personal dive computer as proof of your last dive. To ensure your safety underwater any diver who has not been diving for 12 months or longer is required to refresh their scuba skills and dive theory knowledge. We recommend the PADI ReActivate program as it offers great value for money. If you are short on time, we also offer the option of refreshing your skills in the swimming pool. Contact us for a personalised solution.
[social_icons type=”normal_social” icon=”fa-user-md” size=”fa-2x” icon_color=”#515151″] Please read the Medical Questionnaire carefully. The purpose of this form is to find out if you should be examined by a doctor before participating in diver training. A positive response to a question does not necessarily disqualify you from diving. A positive response means that there is a preexisting condition that may affect your safety while diving and you must seek the advice of your physician prior to engaging in dive activities. As not all conditions can be cleared on Koh Tao we strongly recommend to see a physician prior to your arrival.