The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes. After the SDI Rescue Diver Course you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.

  Course $300 ​​

Aug 9th

Friday 6pm - 9pm Academics, Prevention & Causes of diving accidents

Aug 10th

Saturday 9am - 5pm Diving lifesaving skills 
Aug 11thSunday 9am - 5pm Hyperbaric injuries & management /accident management 



Course Materials: Rescue Diver Manual w IQ Booklet $40 Min Course Hours: 12- Includes Instruction and Certification

September 20th

Friday 6pm - 9pm Academics, Prevention & Causes of diving accidents

September 21st

Saturday 9am - 5pm Diving lifesaving skills 
September 22ndSunday 9am - 5pm Hyperbaric injuries & management /accident management 


2024 Course Dates & Times

Call or Stop by Blue Dolphin Dive Center for more details and to sign up!

 June 19th, 2024 @ 5:30PM
 August 7th, 2024 @ 5:30PM
 September 18th, 2024 @ 5:30PM


June 21st

Friday 6pm - 9pm Academics, Prevention & Causes of diving accidents

June 22nd

Saturday 9am - 5pm Diving lifesaving skills 
June 23rdSunday 9am - 5pm Hyperbaric injuries & management /accident management 


Who this course is for:
Anyone who wishes to be trained in the basic life support techniques to provide assistance until advanced cardiac care responds
Any certified diver who would like to advance in dive training by participating in the SDI Rescue Diver or leadership level programs

Course prerequisites:
Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

Who this course is for:

Any certified advanced diver who would like to advance in dive training
Anyone interested in becoming a dive leader


Course prerequisites:

Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen (O2) provider (where local law permits) certification*
Provide proof of SDI Advanced Adventure Diver certification, or equivalent, or open water diver certification and 40 logged open water dives

* Note: CPR, first aid and oxygen provider courses may be combined with the rescue program by qualified instructors.

CPR/O2 COURSE $200

2024 Course Dates & Times