A CMAS Rescue Diver shall be trained such that when assessed he shall be deemed to have sufficient knowledge, skill and experience to avoid diving emergencies, to recognise the common causes of diving emergencies, to lend assistance to another diver in need, to act appropriately during a diving emergency and to manage a diving incident/accident in an effective and efficient manner.
AIM OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM:
A CMAS Rescue Diver is qualified to help prevent a diving emergency and, if necessary, to perform a rescue, provide basic life support and basic first aid treatment to a diving casualty and/or manage a diving incident/accident in an effective and efficient manner until such time that the diving casualty can be handed over to the Emergency Medical Services by using a variety of rescue techniques and resources.
PREREQUISITES FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE TRAINING PROGRAM
REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION
In order to be certified as a CMAS Rescue Diver, the student shall: Successfully complete the theoretical assessment, the practical knowledge application assessment, the open water assessment.
An Open Water Section, which consists of the completion of at least two (2) supervised open water rescue dives/exercises where the participant will be required to demonstrate the mastery of the rescue skills.
The cost of the Rescue Diver CMAS course is 22500 rubles.
The price includes: theory in the classroom, theoretical exam, dives and examination dives in open water at Lake Baikal, certification. Not included: rental of personal equipment.