PADI Rescue Diver Course

Learn From The Experts In Diver Training

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).

Training Fees

The total training fees are $125.00. The fees are broken down as follows:

$25.00 Registration Fee
$100.00 Instructor / Certification Fee

Online Registration For PADI Rescue Diver Course

You can also register online by paying the $25.00 registration fee. Your instructor will collect the remaining fees in person.

Cancellation Policy

No store fees will be refunded once class has begun. Classes are transferable for up to one year from original start date.

Class Schedule

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 DatesFormatTimesPool / Ocean DatesInstructor
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 Tue/Thu 7-10pm September 2/3 Kirk Epperly/ John Meyer
September 18/20, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm September 23/24 T Cotter/ Randal Spangler
October 3/5, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm October 7/8 Ray Ellersick/ Bob Halem
October 16/ 18, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm October 21/22 Fabio Romani/ Deanna Chu
October 31/ Nov. 2, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm November 4/5 Jim Van Gogh/ Todd Penner
November 13/15, 2017 Mon/Wed 7-10pm November 18/19 Todd Sieber/ Ian Puleston
December 5/7, 2017 Tue/Thu 7-10pm December 9/10 Jim Patton/ Graham Richards


What You Will Need To Buy

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!

What You May Rent

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.

Medical Concerns or Questions?

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.

Store Address

Store Hours

Monday-Friday: 10am to 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am to 6pm

Phone Numbers

Local: (408) 984-5819
Toll Free: 1-800-24-SCUBA