The RNLI Sea Survival Diver Specialty Course
Would you like to develop new skills to be better prepared to deal with the unexpected at sea? Are you interested in learning how to respond in the event of a diving related emergency underwater and at the surface? Then the PADI RNLI Diver Sea Survival Specialty Course is for you.
The PADI RNLI Diver Sea Survival Specialty Course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to deal with unexpected emergency situations whilst diving. You will also learn how to initiate a faster and more effective rescue.
Mastering sea survival skills will give you additional confidence if you find yourself in an unwanted situation whilst diving.
What You Learn
- Diving in low-visibility conditions
- Dive planning
- Dive preparation
- How to deal with out-of-air emergencies
- How to deal with an emergency on the surface
- Navigation and safety equipment on dive boats
- Use of surface marker buoys (SMBs)
- Ways of calling for help
The Scuba Gear You Use
All the equipment you will need is included in the PADI RNLI Sea Survival Diver Specality Course. You'll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask and snorkel, fins, a wetsuit, a buoyancy compensating jacket (BCD) that carries your weights and scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply.
The Learning Materials
PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever, wherever it's convenient for you. It's your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor whenever you have a question.
eLearning time commitment: 3 Hours
To take participate in the PADI RNLI Sea Survival DiverSpecality Course you must be at least 12 years old, and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver.
Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.
Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical Form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.
If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).
Your Next Adventure
After completing the RNLI Sea Survival Diver, you should take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course. Together, these two courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies. You'll also want to check out PADI Master Scuba Diver.
For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the Blue Descent Team members.
This is one of our specialist course and we run them as custom courses to enrol please book the holding course below making your purchase online through our website.
You will then receive an email asking for some more details to get you registered and also offering some help to get you started with your online materials. We will contact you to arrange more details on logistics of your course, such where to be and when.
If you are unsure simply contact us to discuss this further.
Dive site entry from £15- £25 per day