Openwater Courses generally limit emergency skill training. Why? Because new students lack sufficient knowledge, skill and experience to truly master complex rescue skills.
There is simply not enough time in most open water courses to cover all of the rescue and emergency management skills that every diver should have.
This is why the Rescue Diver course provides important follow-on training. It covers:
CPR, First Aid, Oxygen Provider certifications are required to complete this course. They are not included as part of the Rescue course. You can find more info about the CPR/First Aid Course here.
The Rescue Diver course is a prerequisite for leadership-level courses.
Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below:
Mask, snorkel, fins.
Adequate exposure protection.
One cylinder per day.
Weight system, weights.
Buoyancy Control Device (BC).
Regulator/alternate air source.
Depth gauge/timer or computer.
Audible surface signal.
Surface signal (safety tube).
Dive tables and slate or Dive Computer
All of these items are available for rent or purchase at Louisville Dive Center.
This course consists of homestudy using the eLearning kit and two days of in-water training.
During the summer season open water training weekends generally take place at the local quarries in the Louisville area. During the winter months training is conducted on our springs trip.
The course fee is $295 and includes eLearning and all card processing fees. This does not include admission fees or equipment rentals.
CPR/First Aid Certification is required for this course and is not included in the cost.
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Louisville, KY 40213
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Friday & Saturday: 10am to 5pm
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