PADI Rescue Diver Certification

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary journey with the PADI Rescue Diver course, an advanced level of scuba training that transcends the ordinary boundaries of underwater exploration.
Immerse yourself in the complexities of diver stress management, out-of-air emergencies, and rescues involving unconscious or panicked divers. Acquire specialized knowledge and skills that distinguish you as a prepared and competent diver capable of handling diverse challenges.
Navigate through a diverse array of rescue techniques, mastering search patterns, surf rescues, and procedures for aiding unconscious divers both on the surface and at depth. Develop the ability to maintain composure in high-pressure situations, a hallmark of a true Rescue Diver.
Recognized as a cornerstone of scuba safety, the Rescue Diver course contributes significantly to the sport's excellent safety record. Upon completion, you will carry the confidence to effectively navigate through challenging scenarios, averting potential crises before they escalate.
As a Rescue Diver, you'll discover the course to be simultaneously challenging and profoundly rewarding, building upon the four essential pillars of scuba expertise: knowledge, skills, equipment, and experience. Join the ranks of divers in Los Angeles who unanimously hail this course as the most enjoyable and fun-filled step in their scuba journey. Are you ready to embrace the challenges and savor the rewards of becoming a Rescue Diver?




  • Advanced Certified.
  • CPR and First Aid (Emergency First Response Rating - Offered in conjunction)
  • Physically fit and mentally ready.


This course is offered once a month on the third week of EVERY month.

Before the weekend, all homework in manual or eLearning must be completed, (4-5 hours of homework). 

Tuesday 6:00pm to 9:00pm EFR at Eco Dive Center - (only if not current CPR/First Aid rated)

Thursday 6:00pm-8:00pm Rescue classroom session
Saturday 8:00am- 10:00am Beach 12:00- 2:00pm Pool Session.
Sunday all-day on a dive boat 7:00am to 6:00pm 

Tuition Includes: 

  • Rescue Diver eLearning code or manual. 
  • Class session, pool practice, beach rescues, boat rescues & a couple of fun dives with dive rescue scenarios.
  • Use of all rescue gear, backboard, oxygen kits, Training AED, advanced first aid kits, throw ropes.
  • Lifetime "PADI Rescue Diver Certification" card.
  • All rental gear 
  • FREE Island Boat Ticket for training at the island. 



 Click here for Tuition and Start Enrolling Now.  Any Questions call us at 310-398-5759 or 888-ScubaLA



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Thinking of Going Pro?

Consider the PADI Rescue Diver course not only as a culmination of skills but also as the initial step toward the next level of underwater expertise: the Divemaster certification.
Building upon the foundation laid in the Rescue Diver course, the Divemaster certification takes your knowledge, skills, and leadership abilities to new heights in the world of scuba diving.
As a Divemaster candidate, you'll refine your underwater proficiency and gain a deeper understanding of dive theory, enabling you to guide and assist other divers with confidence.
The Divemaster certification is the gateway to a realm of increased responsibilities, where you play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and enjoyment of fellow divers.
Embark on this journey with the knowledge that the skills and experiences gained as a Divemaster will not only enrich your own diving adventures but also allow you to share the wonders of the underwater world with others.
The PADI Rescue Diver course is indeed just the beginning of an exciting ascent in the realm of scuba diving.

 Our happy divers in action on IG...