PADI Rescue Diver Course

     The Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills for individuals to effectively perform a rescue/ assist, to manage diving accidents, render proper first aid, and to qualify for the PADI Divemaster program or Master Scuba Diver Program.  This course will expand your knowledge and experience level; teaching divers to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well-being of other divers.  Although the subject matter of this course is serious, it is a fun and rewarding course, and a great way to build your confidence and progress your diving career.This course also allows student divers to qualify for the PADI Divemaster training program. 

Cost:     $300.00 (full course with classroom, pool, and checkout dives)


Includes:     Included in the cost of the course is all classroom time and materials, and all pool time and equipment needed.  Also included are all certification fees. 

Additional Costs:     Students are responsible for costs associated with the open water weekend including, but not limited to: gas, food, accommodation, and air fills ($8-$10 each).  


     Students are also responsible for renting, or providing, their own equipment for the open water weekend. 



  • Must be 12 years or older

  • Must be Basic Open Water Certified

  • Must be Advanced Open Water Certified

  • Must have current (within two years) CPR and First Aid Certification, with hands on training.

Location:     Classroom sessions are held at Under Water Works, pool sessions are held at Tigard High School Pool, and the open water weekend checkout dives are located in the Vancouver, WA.

To Sign up:     Please call Under Water Works or stop by the shop to sign up!

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