The RAID Master Rescue Diver course will instill in you the ability and confidence to prevent and respond to diving related emergencies. The course focuses on risk management and incident prevention, rescue response and problem solving skills, dive planning and buoyancy control. It also trains divers how to respond effectively should an accident occur while diving.
This 3-day course is often cited by divers as the most fun course in their diving career while also giving them the most confidence in the water.
You must have a current certification as a Rescue Breathing/CPR and O2 provider from a recognized authority to begin the Master Rescue Course. We offer the RAID First Aid & Oxygen Provider course; a globally recognized First Aid certification for 6,500 THB.
Master Rescue + First Aid & O2 Provider Combined Courses – 15,500 THB
Must have a minimum of 12 hours logged underwater.
Must be a certified Advanced or Explorer 30 diver.
Must have a current Rescue Breathing/CPR and oxygen provider certificate from a recognized authority unless you are taking First & O2 with Hydronauts as part of your course.
Begin your e-learning online before you arrive.
Your training starts online where you will access all your RAID training manuals and quizzes. Contact us to get started with your e-learning!
Step 2 - Theory & Workshops
On arrival, you will meet your instructor who will review your pre-completed e-learning with you.
Your instructor will conduct workshops on equipment, self-rescue, emergency procedures, physiology and safe diving practices to help you get the most out of your learning experience.
Step 3 - Pool
Your pool training will begin with simulations to improve your self-rescue skills in a safe environment. You will then be introduced to increasingly challenging scenarios involving problem solving, handling distressed and injured divers, and rescuing unconscious divers safely.
Step 4 - Open Water Dives
The Master Rescue course consists of 4 open water dives conducted over 2 days. The dives will repeat much of what has been learned in the pool training as well as introduce you to open water search patterns. On the last 2 dives of the course, we will bring in a few professional divers in training to act as role-playing assistants. The dives will consist of running scenarios involving divers having equipment problems, missing and injured divers, and unconscious divers needing your help.
Flying after your dives? Be sure to give yourself an 18-hour window after your final dive.
Need a place to stay? We are a beachfront diving resort! We offer rooms from mixed dorms, double bed rooms, family rooms, and bungalows for weekly or monthly rent! You can book a room here!
Please keep hydrated. Remember to drink plenty of water before and after your dives.
Bring sunscreen (preferably reef safe) and apply it an hour before entering the sea to protect marine life.
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Yes! We are a 3-star beachfront resort! We have dorm rooms starting at 280 THB and private accommodation starting at 500 THB. Message us and ask about our diving and accommodation packages!
Yes! You can begin your reading and quizzes before you get here but you’ll need to complete the workshops and exams with your instructor when you arrive. Contact us now to get started!
Explorer 30 is the next course we recommend after your Open Water 20 Course. This course will focus on improving your buoyancy, advance your understanding of dive planning, and allow you to dive on shipwrecks, deep sites, and maybe even diving at night! Get in touch with us to learn more!
Yes. All the answers are in the manuals for you to review anytime. Our approach to education is for students to comprehend and practice through repetition rather than focusing on textbook memorization. This ensures that your actions are informed and contextual.
Yes! Check our Try Dive page or get in touch with us to learn more! We can’t wait to show you the underwater world and teach you to defy gravity!