The PADI Rescue Diver Course will allow you to see things from a different perspective, to spot small problems and stop them from becoming big problems. It will not only make you a better diver but also a better dive buddy. It also opens the door on the journey to become a dive professional. 



You must have a minimal Adventure Diver/Junior Adventure Diver (or qualifying certification) with completed Underwater Navigation Dive. You must have  Emergency First Responder (EFR) Primary and Secondary Care training (or qualifying training) completed within 24 months.  You must be a minimum of twelve years of age and achieve the necessary medical clearance.


The PADI Rescue Diver qualification allows you to:

PADI Rescue Diver allows you to become a more resourceful and safer diver and dive buddy. It allows you to recognise and respond to both minor and more significant situations in a way that is safe for all involved. Completing this course opens the doors to the option of becoming a professional diver.


What will I learn?

You will learn how to assist a distressed, tired or panicked diver. You will learn how to provide assistance to an unconscious diver. You will learn how to handle problems under water, how to provide aid and rescue breaths in the water. You will learn many more skills than those listed above. 

Time Commitment:

PADI e-Learning: 8-12 hours.

Entire Course: 4-7 days.


PADI Rescue Diver is a challenging but extremely rewarding course. It is a gateway to professional diving and to a new range of skills and capabilities.  Cyprus waters are perfect for diving however the visibility and clarity of the glistening Cyprus waters aids the students with many aspects of this course. If this skill set appeals to you or the opportunities associated with this course appeal to you contact us. We would be delighted to guide you through the course.