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PADI Rescue Diver Course

Davy Jones Diving are Padi Gran Canaria's Gold Palm Resort no 798745

This course follows the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course, and covers rescue skills and self-rescue to make you a more confident and versatile diver.

Minimum Requirements Must pass PADI Medical, and be over 16 years of age and have completed a minimum of 20 open water dives. You must also hold a valid first aid qualification, such as the PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) qualification.
Course Content You complete some ten training excercises, some in the pool, and some in the sea, followed by a day of 'rescue scenarios' in the sea; some reading, video or DVD sessions, knowledge reviews and tests/quizzes.
Duration and Logistics Usually 3-4 days, Pool excercises will be in Playa del Ingles (possibly in your own hotel). All transfers included. Timetabled to suit any other holiday or partner commitments. If you do not have a First Aid Qualification you can take the EFR course with us as well.
Languages English - Instruction, Books and papers, Video
Deutsch - Instruction, Books and papers, Video
Espanol - Instruction, Books and papers, Video
Dutch - Books and papers, Video, *
Italian - Books and papers, Video, *
* All verbal instruction in English
What you get PADI Rescue Diver Qualification.
What Next ? Take the PADI Divemaster course and learn professional dive management skills, and prepare yourself for a professional career in diving.
  • The price of obtaining your PADI Rescue Diver Qualification in the marine reserve at El Cabrón is€345 per person including PADI registration. For two people taking the course together the price is €650 for both divers.
  • (assumes that you have the majority of your own equipment) - Price including full equipment hire is €395 per person.
  • To dive in Spain, you must be fit to dive. You will fill in an WRSTC/PADI self-certification medical form and if you reply 'No' to all the questions you need no further checks. If you reply 'Yes' to some of the questions you will need to get a medical check done by a doctor. These can be arranged in Gran Canaria for between €30 and €40.
  • In order to keep the centre free of COVID-19 we insist that all students are free of symptoms and recent contacts. When vaccination roll-out reaches your age-group we expect you to be vaccinated before arrival.
Referrals If you have completed part of the course already, we can accept the referral providing you present us with the signed PADI training/referral form. Pricing will depend upon content already completed.
How to reserve your place on a course You can fill in the Express course enquiry and reservation form or use the information on our contact page to email or call us to enquire about or reserve a place on your course.
Any Questions? Check the frequently asked questions about training courses page, but if you still have some questions then don't hesitate to contact us by email to us at
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