Rescue Scuba diving certification is one of the most important scuba diving certifications to have, especially if you are interested in Oahu shore diving with your buddies. Do you know what to do if an emergency situation arises during Scuba diving?

This Rescue Padi certification course is designed to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively perform certified diver rescues and assists, manage diving-accident situations, and render proper first aid. Topics include: self-rescue, diver stress, diving first aid, emergency management, and equipment considerations.



Minimum age of 15 (12 for junior rescue course)

Completed the Rescue Online E-learning Sign up for PADI eLearning now!

Completed a sanctioned course in CPR* within the past two years

*Add EFR/CPR certification on the day before your Rescue Course for $125

20 logged dives


2 day rescue course $295

This scuba dive training course is a group course that includes equipment, books, instruction, certification fees, and two days of shore diving.

This diving class is held on a week night 6-9pm, Saturday and Sunday.  Saturday morning you will review academics and then do your 2 tank dives to accomplish your 10 required skills. Sunday you will catch up on any of the skills from Saturday you need to complete or review, then complete your two scenario dives.


*Private Padi Rescue scuba diving courses, with dives off the boat, at our Hawaii Kai location can be scheduled anytime at an additional cost. Call for details.

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