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Rescue Diver​


Includes ALL course materials and practical (lake dives)

The PADI® Rescue Diver course will change the way you dive – in the best possible way. Learn to identify and fix minor issues before they become big problems, gain a lot of confidence, and have serious fun along the way.


Discover why countless divers say Rescue Diver is their favorite scuba course.

Take This Course If You Want to
  • Be a better dive buddy

  • Improve your navigation skills

  • Enroll in a divemaster course

Learn How to
  • Help other divers

  • Fix minor gear issues

  • Use an emergency oxygen kit

​Rescue Diver at Dive World Austin

All Rescue courses will meet on Friday at 6 pm to go over knowledge reviews and practice a rescue scenario in the pool (wear a swimsuit and bring personal dive gear!). Then on Saturday and Sunday, we meet at Lake Travis for training dives. 

Note: Do your homework! You’ll need to enroll at least one week prior to class. This will allow you adequate time to complete all training materials. 


Bundle and Save!

Rescue Diver + Emergency First Responder + Emergency Oxygen Provider Bundle 

Cost: $740

(save $75)

Earn your Emergency First Responder (a $200 value), Emergency Oxygen Provider Specialty (a $140.00 value), and Rescue Diver Certification with a bundled deal. Must call for bundled pricing! 


Emergency First Responder (or any first aid +CPR class) is a prerequisite to Rescue Diver.

Read the Diver Medical Form carefully to determine if you need a physician's approval to participate in this course. 


EFR Primary and Secondary Care is a prerequisite for the Rescue Diver course

Bundle and Save!

  • Bundle Rescue Diver, EFR, and O2 Provider to save $75

  • Bundle EFR and O2 Provider to save $20

  • Must call for bundled pricing! 


EFR Primary & Secondary Care


About the Course

Emergency First Response® primary and secondary care training teaches you what to do in the critical moments between when a life-threatening emergency occurs and when emergency medical services arrive.

Learn how to perform CPR, provide first aid that eases pain, assess a variety of injuries and illnesses, and practice bandaging and splinting.

Learn More.

Take This Course If You Want to
  • Learn CPR

  • Improve your first-aid skills

  • Be prepared in an emergency

Learn How to
  • Respond to a variety of illnesses and injuries

  • Help someone who is choking

  • Handle a possible spinal injury

  • Apply bandages and splints

Emergency Oxygen Provider


About the Course

Knowing how and when to administer emergency oxygen is a valuable skill to have in a dive emergency. PADI® Emergency Oxygen Provider prepares you to offer aid and teaches you to recognize scuba diving injuries and illnesses requiring emergency oxygen.

This is an excellent course for scuba divers, boat crew, lifeguards, freedivers, mermaids, or anyone who spends time in and around water. No age restrictions or water sessions are required.

Take This Course If You Want to
  • Learn to administer emergency oxygen

  • Be prepared to offer aid to divers and any recreational water user

  • Gain experience handling oxygen equipment

Learn How to
  • Identify when oxygen is needed for scuba diving and water-related injuries and illnesses

  • Aid a diver if decompression sickness is suspected

  • Assemble an oxygen unit and administer emergency oxygen

Learn More.

EFR and O2 Courses at Dive World Austin

EFR/O2 courses typically take place on Wednesday and Thursday nights the week prior to our Rescue courses

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