RAID Master Rescue Diver

RAID Search and Recovery Diver, Dive Newcastle

RAID Master Rescue


This course is demanding and realistic in its conduct, content and approach. Interaction, discussion, variety and flexibility are stressed during skills training. The Master Rescue Diver program is an important and crucial step in expanding your knowledge and experience beyond a purely recreational level. This unique course builds confidence and ability, providing the skills and knowledge to help you better understand how to respond safely and efficiently to surface and underwater emergencies.

Upon certification, you will be provided with the basic skill set to identify and provide assistance in situations that may potentially require basic diver rescue techniques or other situations which could cause harm to themselves or others.


  • Be 15 years of age or older.
  • Have a minimum of 12 hours logged underwater in an Open Water environment.
  • Be a RAID Advanced 35 diver, RAID Explorer 30 diver or equivalent certification from a recognised training agency or complete, to the satisfaction of the diving instructor (and for them to evaluate), the minimum in water skills of the RAID Explorer 30 Diver.
  • Submit current Resuscitation, First Aid and Oxygen Provider certificates prior to Open Water training.
The above is subject to the RAID General Diving Standards and change without notice