Welcome to the World of Rescue Diving!
We at Diver Dan’s look forward to helping you get trained as a Rescue Diver. As a Rescue Diver you will be better able to help yourself and other divers! If you have any questions or would like to sign up, stop by or call us. See you “Down Under” !
In order to take the PADI Rescue Diver Course you must first have the following Prerequisites:
• PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent).
• Current CPR/First Aid Training (Emergency First Response or equivalent).
The total training fees are $125.00. The fees are broken down as follows:
$25.00 Registration Fee
$100.00 Instructor / Certification Fee
You can also register online by paying the $25.00 registration fee. Your instructor will collect the remaining fees in person.
No store fees will be refunded once class has begun. Classes are transferable for up to one year from original start date.
The Rescue Diver Course is a one-week course consisting of two classroom sessions, and one weekend of pool/ocean dives. The pool training will be done on Saturday morning and ocean training will be done on Sunday morning.
|Begin Dates||Format||Times||Pool / Ocean Dates||Instructor|
|January 16/18, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||January 21/22||Tom Yang/ Roman Smolgovsky|
|January 31/ Feb. 2, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||February 4/5||Laura Rinde/ Craig Blair|
|February 13/15, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||February 18/19||Adam Zeno/ Carlos Melo|
|February 28/ Mar. 2, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||March 4/5||Kirk Epperly/ John Meyer|
|March 13/15, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||March 18/19||Greg Olson/ Mike McConnell|
|March 28/ 30, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||April 1/2||Ray Ellersick/ Bob Halem|
|April 10/ 12, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||April 15/16||T Cotter/ Randal Spangler|
|April 25/ 27, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||April 29/30||Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner|
|May 8/ 10, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||May 13/14||Fabio Romani/ Deanna Chu|
|May 23/ 25, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||May 27/28||Graham Richards/ Jim Patton|
|June 12/ 14, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||June 17/18||Todd Sieber/ Ian Puleston|
|June 27/ 29, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||July 1/2||Tom Yang/ Roman Smolgovsky|
|July 17/ 19, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||July 22/23||Adam Zeno/ Carlos Melo|
|August 1/3, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||August 5/6||Laura Rinde/ Craig Blair|
|August 14/ 16, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||August 19/20||Greg Olson/ Mike McConnell|
|August 29/ 31, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||September 2/3||Kirk Epperly/ John Meyer|
|September 18/20, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||September 23/24||T Cotter/ Randal Spangler|
|October 3/5, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||October 7/8||Ray Ellersick/ Bob Halem|
|October 16/ 18, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||October 21/22||Fabio Romani/ Deanna Chu|
|October 31/ Nov. 2, 2017||Mon/Wed||7-10pm||November 4/5||Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner|
|November 13/15, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||November 18/19||Todd Sieber/ Ian Puleston|
|December 5/7, 2017||Tue/Thu||7-10pm||December 9/10||Jim Patton/ Graham Richards|
For the first night, you will need the PADI Rescue Diver Student Kit, which includes the Rescue Manual, Rescue DVD, and Diving Accident Management Work Slate. Before your ocean dives, you will need your own personal snorkeling gear, which includes Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots, Gloves, Knife, Pocket Mask and Signal Tube.
If you wish to skip the traditional classroom training, one option you have is to do your classroom training Online (additional cost) Click on the image below to learn more about PADI’s eLearning!
You may rent the rest of your SCUBA at Diver Dan’s. This includes your Wetsuit, Hood, Regulator (with Dive Computer, Compass & Whistle), Weight Belt, Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), and Tanks.
If you are currently under the care of a medical doctor, or have a pre-existing medical condition that requires permission from a physician, you will need to have a signed medical release form from your doctor before you can participate in any in-water activities.
To obtain a medical release form and view some conditions that would require a doctors release, download the PADI Medical Release Form to review before coming to class.