Beginning diver courses generally limit emergency skill training to self rescue and tired diver assists. Why?
The PADI Rescue Diver course comes at a place in the learning continuum (between Advanced and Divemaster) when students have sufficient knowledge and experience to truly master comprehensive rescue skills. It covers:
The Rescue Diver course is also a key step in obtaining the prestigious Master Scuba Diver rating.
This course has three prerequisites:
What is Involved?
This course consists of self-study, classroom discussions and in-water dives and training exercises. It typically takes three separate sessions (1 class/ confined water & 2 open water).
Where Can You Learn?
We conduct the classroom and pool portions of the course here at The Scuba Shop, and new for 2017, we will be able to offer the "pool" and classroom portion at Lake Jocassee Friday evening or Saturday morning. For the open water portions we use our local training site.
When Can You Learn?
Rescue Diver courses take place monthly. Mainly in May, June, September and October. The schedule is:
One day (when 2 staff are present) or evening (6:30-9:00), in Spartanburg for classroom and pool. Or you can set up your own private class.
Saturday afternoon, open water dive.
Sunday afternoon, open water dive.
Contact The Scuba Shop for dates
or check the Calendar tab.
boat charters if needed