Diving Course: Rescue Scuba Diver

Diving Course: Rescue Scuba Diver

This specialization course is designed to train potential dive leaders interested in prevention and problem solving. Learning is optimal and perfectly applicable to real situations.

During this course the student is taught about self-rescue, prevention of problems before and during each dive, stress, anxiety, first aid, and others.



  • Open Water Scuba Diver Certification
  • RCP – First Response Certification
  • Be over 15 years old. There is no maximum age.


Medical restrictions:

You should not go scuba diving if you have diabetes, have cardiac issues, uncontrolled hypertensive, pregnancy or any cardiopulmonary pathology.

Course Details

USD $ 460
It includes
  • Training lessons
  • Theoric exam
  • Practice exam
  • Original book
  • Complete diving equipment during the course
  • One dive with 10 exercises and 2 simulators
  • Boat transportation
  • Snacks at the boat
  • Specialized guide on surface and underwater
  • Internacional Rescue Scuba Diver Certification


Does not include:

  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Hotels


  • Day 1 – San Pedro, Montes de Oca

To agree the schedule with the students. You must complete 6 hours of theory.

  • Day 2 – Herradura Beach, Guanacaste

Practice at the beach. The following tests must be satisfactorily complete:

  1. Auto rescue.
  2. Tired diver exercise.
  3. Diver in panic exercise.
  4. Exercise from the shore, boat or dock with a conscious diver.
  5. Exercise with underwater problems.
  6. Exercise with a diver disappeared.
  7. Exercise of climbing an unconscious diver to the surface.
  8. Exercise with a unconscious on the surface.
  9. Exercise of getting out of the water with an unconscious diver.
  10. First Aid Exercise for pressure-related injuries and oxygen supply.
  11. Exercise from the shore or ship to an unconscious diver who does not breathe on the surface.
  12. Simulation 1 – Unconscious diver underwater.
  13. Simulation 2 – Unconscious diver surface.

Additional Information

After the last dive the licenses will be processed and delivered maximum three weeks later. If you need to dive before the licenses arrive, your instructor will give you a provisional license.

The dive license does not expire. In case of robbery or lost, contact your instructor to process a new license for an additional cost of $ 50.

Mundo Acuático will be kept in the database to continue participating in this amazing sport. We make tours to different scuba points inside and outside of Costa Rica, like Guanacaste, Limón, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Mexico, Belize, and others.

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