Scuba Center | PADI Rescue Diver Certification Course in Minnesota

Scuba Center is Minnesota's Largest Scuba Diving School | Two Locations offering PADI certification courses in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota | Shop with us online at | Find a huge selection of quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment, underwater digital cameras, wetsuits, drysuits, dry gloves, and technical diving gear. Our Minneapolis location has the largest selection of kiteboarding and snowkiting equipment in the Minnesota. Scuba Center also features ice rescue and water rescue equipment from the best manufacturers in the business at our Eagan location. | Now offering PADI eLearning Courses!

5015 Penn Ave South   Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419    (612) 925-4818

1571 Century Point   Eagan, Minnesota 55121   (651) 681-8434


PADI Rescue Diver
�Challenging� and �rewarding� best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you�ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur. | The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it�s the best course they�ve ever taken.The PADI Rescue Diver course makes the serious subject of accident prevention and management enjoyable and rewarding. Becoming a PADI Rescue Diver takes your focus beyond yourself and your buddy to make diving safer for others. You will learn to recognize and prevent potential diving accidents and how to handle them if they do occur. Diver stress, panicked diver, and rescue diver techniques are just a few of the areas covered.

The PADI Rescue Diver course consists of 12 open water training exercises and emphasizes flexibility in adapting the Rescue Diver to personal and environmental conditions.  Students in past classes have rated the PADI Rescue Diver course as one of the most important and fun scuba courses they've taken. The PADI Rescue Diver certification is also a prerequisite for the PADI Divemaster course.

Prerequisite: PADI Adventure Diver who has completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive or have a qualifying certification from another training organization (proof of certification beyond entry-level with documentation of underwater navigation experience.), CPR and First Aid certification (such as EFR) within the past two years (24 months), and be at least 12 yrs old.
Course Fee: $249, Includes PADI Rescue Diver Manual, training fees, cert. processing, and air fills. Scuba equipment is not included, but may be rented (advanced reservations recommended).

PADI Rescue Diver Certification course | PADI -- The Way the World Learns to Dive | PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards and provides the same level of service. They also meet additional training requirements and offer PADI Instructor-level training. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor find a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center near you, by visiting the online PADI Dive Shop Locator.

(Fee and cancellation policy)
Certification: PADI Rescue Diver
What do I need to do before class?:
Read the PADI Rescue Diver manual and complete knowledge reviews at the end of each module. You also need to complete a PADI Student Record File (which includes a Medical Statement). If you answer yes to any of the medical history questions, we must require a signed physicians approval before you participate. You can download and review the PADI Medical Statement here. Please print a copy to take to your physician for their approval and signature if required.
How do I register for a class?
You can register for your class over the phone with a credit card (pre-payment required) or by stopping in at either Scuba Center location.
Schedule: Class: Wed. Evening 7-10 pm, Pool and Class: Sat. 9-4:30, (At our store in Eagan, Minnesota)

Dives: Sunday at Square Lake near Stillwater, Minnesota.

�Challenging� and �rewarding� best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you�ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur. | Certification courses offered at Scuba Center in Eagan, Minnesota 2016 PADI Rescue Diver Course Dates: 

PADI Rescue Diver Certification course materials are included and are yours to keep. -- PADI Rescue Diver Certification | Includes PADI Rescue Diver Course Manual, Diving Accident Management workslate, PADI Rescue Diver certificate, PADI Rescue Diver emblem, PADI transparent decal, GO Pro brochures, and PADI Diving Society Membership Application.PADI Rescue Diver course materials are included and are yours to keep


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