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Rescue Diver Course

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What to Expect

The rescue certification course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills for an individual to effectively perform diver rescues and assists, and administer necessary first aid.

You will cover all of the following and more!

Prevention and causes of diving accidents; Stress and psychological factors; Physical conditioning; Surface drowning syndrome; Diving lifesaving; Self rescue; Diver assists; Surface and underwater rescues; Types of transports; In-water artificial respiration; Boat and shore exit techniques; Diver first aid; Review of oxygen administration and Hyperbaric injuries and management.

Student Prerequisites

1. Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent 2. Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen (O2) provider (where local law permits) certification* 3. Provide proof of Advanced Diver certification, or equivalent, or open water diver certification and 40 logged open water dives.

Stop At:

• New Zealand Diving, 22 Whitaker Road, Warkworth, Auckland 0910 New Zealand
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Important Information
Departure Point
23 Morrison Drive, Warkworth 0910, New Zealand
Departure Time
8:30 AM
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Full Gear Hire
  • Lunch
  • Transportation to/from dive sites
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 15 years
  • Evidence of advanced diver certification is required from all divers wishing to participate
  • Evidence of 40 logged dives is required from all divers wishing to participate
  • Evidence of First Aid certification is required from all divers wishing to participate
  • Diving within 48 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


About the operator

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By: New Zealand Diving
37 reviews
Elite Standard of Training - ANDP Course with Instructor Phil
NZ Diving was very understanding of my work and Rec time commitments. The online learning of the course made for
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Derby, United Kingdom
Amazing Team
Just recently completed my Open Water course with Neil and Caroline, and it was amazing, the team were so great
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Great weekend away
We went to Northland and dived the wrecks with Neil and NZ diving. It was a great weekend with Neil organising
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SSI Open Water Course
Highly Recommended!!!! I did the SSI open water course with nz dive and thoroughly enjoyed it..Ellie was our
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Awesome diving in the Solomon Islands!!
I loved my trip to the Solomon Islands. I hadn’t done too many wrecks beforehand but the Solomon's are full of
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Jenny W
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
What a cool experience.
Neil and his crew were fantastic!! They took me out to goat island and the reserve. We saw penguins and an
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SDI course
Wow! Seriously, this was one of the greatest things I have ever done! Absolutely fell in love with the underwater
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Auckland, New Zealand
Fantastic SDI learning site
We must say we have made an absolutely right choice for learning something new before the end of 2017, and we are
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Huy D
Houston, Texas
Patience, knowledge and safety!
We are definitely beginner divers, and needed more handling then most. Neil and Sophie never got frustrated, and
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Halifax, Canada
Amazing Weekend with New Zealand Diving
I was in New Zealand for a few months on a work assignment and in my quest for a dive adventure I discovered Neil
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Waipahu, Hawaii
Diving Northern Aotearoa-New Zealand with Neil and Will 22 Nov. 2016
Traveled to Aotearoa-New Zealand for the PRIDoC conference but went early to dive with New Zealand Divers out of
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Medan, Indonesia
Hard to beat how awesome this dive was!
I just completed my SDI open water course with NZ Diving. Neil helps you build confidence. He has a calm demeanour
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A Moment In Life
There are moments in life you will never forget. This was definitely one of them. During the second day of my open
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Will C
Calgary, Canada
Absolutely fantastic day of diving with New Zealand Diving!
The other day a group of us headed out, with Neil, to Little Barrier Island. We had an absolutely fantastic day of
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
One of the best experiences in my life
I've just completed my SDI OW Course with New Zealand Diving. Due to an unexpected change of plans, the OW dives
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Key Details
  • New Zealand Diving
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Languages Offered: English
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