If you are looking for expanding your diving knowledge, confidence and experience, Rescue Diver program teaches you to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and wellbeing of other divers. Although this course is serious, is an enjoyable way to build these skills along with the opportunity to dive the crystal clear, warm waters around Skala, Kefalonia.
Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Rescue Diver certification is also a prerequisite to enroll on a Divemaster course.
During the course’s 5 open water sessions you will cover:
- Self rescue and diver stress
- Emergency oxygen delivery systems
- Emergency management and equipment
- Swimming and non-swimming assists
- Panicked diver response
- Underwater problems
- Missing diver procedures
- Surfacing an unconscious diver
- In water artificial respiration
- First aid procedures for pressure related accidents
- Dive accident scenarios
You can enroll on the Rescue Diver course as a certified Open Water Diver and participate in the knowledge development and rescue training sessions in confined water only, while working on your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
If you are interested in attending the course, please contact us here.
In order to save time while on holidays, you may consider the e-learning methods available to cover all the theoretical parts, including knowledge reviews and exams online, in advance of your visit to Kefalonia. Then you can carry out only the practical part with us.
For more details about purchasing Bluemanta Diving Club associated e-learning from PADI or PSS, please contact us here.
In order to enroll on the Rescue Diver course, you have to present an Advanced Open Water Diver certification or equivalent, a successful completion of an Emergency First Response program within the past 24 months, and be older than 15 years of age (12 for Junior Rescue Diver).