Ocean Encounters

From: $100

Emergency First Response Course

In a serious medical emergency, every second is precious and there’s no time to consult “doctor internet.” With first aid and CPR training from Emergency First Response® (EFR®), you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to help someone in need and become an essential link in the chain of survival.

Are You Prepared to Respond?

An accident can happen anytime, anywhere. Whether it’s a burn, scrape, broken bone, or something even more serious, it’s important to know what steps to take. 

Gain the Confidence to Care

Earn your CPR certification and learn basic first aid in a fun, non-stressful learning environment. You’ll practice bandaging, illness and injury assessment, and other essential skills that could save the life of someone you care about. 

Gain confidence in your abilities through hands-on practice, and learn how to remember what steps to take in an emergency. Ask your Ocean Encounters PADI Instructor more about the added value of EFR training and how it will benefit you with the PADI Rescue Diver Course. 

You also learn how to perform CPR effectively and use an automatied defibrillator. The Emergency First Response certification is a prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver course but is just as valuable as a stand alone course!

EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care. Price excludes PADI e-Learning.

PADI Rescue Diver Course

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.

This is the perfect diving course for becoming a better, more secure and environmentally conscious diver.

You learn to help yourself and others during diving emergencies. It is the most challenging and rewarding program for non-professional divers.

The PADI e-Learning course is not included in the price. Enroll today.

How to Become a Rescue Diver

Learn how to think like a rescue diver through home study and skill practice with an instructor. All PADI courses are flexible and performance-based. You’ll practice basic rescue skills and then show you can effectively apply them in open water.

Enroll in the PADI Rescue e-Learning course then complete the practical segments at Ocean Encounters.  This course also includes a full Set of dive gear with computer.

PADI Rescue Diver Course Video

Emergency First Response Course FAQ's

The Emergency First Response course is performance-based and there is no minimum age.
This course is for everyone, no dive experience necessary. For divers, this course is one of the prerequisites for the Rescue diver course.
Depending on class size and individual learning speeds, allow for about 6 to 8 hours for the Primary (CPR) and Secondary (first aid) care training.
It is recommended to refresh your knowledge and skills regularly. for continuing with the Rescue Diver course, Emergency first response training needs to be no more than 24 months prior to the Rescue course.
Yes, you can bundle this activity with the Rescue Diver Course and enjoy a $50 discount.