Continuing Education

Continuing the Adventure


 NEW! Rescue Diver Elite Package
Cost: $399
In order to be certified as a PADI Rescue Diver, each student must hold a CPR certification.
Midwest Scuba has bundled our PADI Rescue Diver class with the Emergency First Response (Primary Care / Secondary Care / AED) class and the DAN Oxygen Provider class. Bundle today and save!
These three classes were sold separately for a total of $450.
Sign up today for Midwest Scuba’s Rescue Diver Elite Package for a reduced price of $399!
 NEW! Rescue Diver Elite Package Schedule
Oxygen Provider
Class 11/03 6pm-10pm


Emergency First Response 
Class 11/04 6pm-10pm


Rescue Diver
Class 11/01 & 11/02 6pm-10pm
Dives 11/05 & 11/06 (Rolla)


 Advanced Open Water Diver
Cost: $195
add on Deep Diver Certification $110
add on Enriched Air Diver $90

Midwest Scuba offers both the PADI Adventure Diver and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certifications.If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification.If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.Your instructor may choose three from:

  • AWARE Fish Identification
  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Night Diving At Table Rock Lake
  • Dry Suit
  • Enriched Air Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search & Recovery
  • Underwater Photographer
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Wreck Diver

After your five dives, you’ll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in the water, and simply enjoy diving more because you better understand the underwater environment.

In addition, PADI Adventure Dives can also credit toward the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver certifications.

Reduced course rates are offered if you choose to “Add-On” another specialty. See your instructor for details.

Prerequisites:

  • PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age is 15 (10 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)

Materials:

  • Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak (included in cost of class)
  • Dive knife, personal light marker, primary light and secondary/back-up light

Note: You will need to complete the required knowledge reviews in the student manual prior to attending class. Course fee does not include rental equipment.
Night diver class is optional but the price is reduced it both are taken.

Advanced Open Water Class Schedule
Class 01/17 6pm – 10pm
Dives 01/28 & 01/29 **Northern Florida Trip

Class 02/13 6pm – 10pm
Dives 02/28 & 02/19 **Northern Florida Trip


 Emergency First Responder with AED
Cost: $150
Emergency First Response gives you the tools you need to perform CPR and First Aid. Whether you’re a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Response prepares you to properly handle potentially life-threatening situations.This comprehensive program is composed of two core modules

  • :Emergency First Response – Primary Care
  • Emergency First Response – Secondary Care
    Together, these courses provide extensive instruction in CPR and First Aid, as well as Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Emergency Oxygen.

This course satisfies your PADI Rescue Diver CPR prerequisite.

Prerequisites:

  • No dive certification required
  • No minimum age limit

Materials:

  • EFR Deluxe Participant Pack, which includes student manual, zippered cordura binder, first aid pack and decal (included in cost of class)Note: You will need to read and complete the knowledge reviews in the student manual prior to attending class

 

 Emergency First Responder with AED Class Schedule

 

Class 11/04 6pm-10pm

 

 Emergency First Response: Care For Children
This course teaches you to provide emergency care for injured or ill children and infants. Whether you’re a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Response prepares you to properly handle potentially life-threatening situations.In learning CPR, Emergency Responders learn the ABCDs of primary care with an emphasis on considerations for a child’s or infant’s physiology and anatomy. Course participants practice steps that allow them to provide basic life support for most life-threatening emergencies.Emergency Responders also learn patient assessment and first aid.Prerequisites:

  • No dive certification required
  • No minimum age limitMaterials:
  • EFR Deluxe Participant Pack, which includes student manual, zippered cordura binder, first aid pack and decal
    (included in cost of class)

Note: You will need to read and complete the knowledge reviews in the student manual prior to attending class.

 Emergency First Response: Care For Children Class Schedule
 Classes offered upon request.

 Oxygen First Aid
Cost: $100
This course represents entry level training designed to educate the general diving (and qualified non-diving) public in recognizing possible dive related injuries and providing emergency oxygen first aid while activating the local emergency medical services (EMS) and/or arranging for evacuation to the nearest available medical facility.Upon completion of this course, the student will receive both a DAN Oxygen Provider certification and a PADI Oxygen First Aid Specialty certification card.This Specialty course also counts toward one of the five Specialties required for your Master Scuba Diver certification.Prerequisites:

  • No dive certification required
  • Recommended minimum age is 12 years old

Materials:

  • DAN Oxygen Provider Student Kit, including DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries (included in cost of class)
 Oxygen First Aid Class Schedule
 Class 11/03 6pm-10pm

 Rescue Diver
Cost: $199
The PADI Rescue Diver will expand your knowledge and experience beyond a purely recreational level because you’ll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers.
Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies.
During the open water sessions, you’ll cover:

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • Dive first aid
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Swimming and non-swimming assists
  • Panicked diver response
  • Underwater problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing the unconscious diver
  • In-water artificial respiration
  • Egress (exits)
  • First aid procedures for pressure related accidents
  • Dive accident scenarios

The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Divemaster certification.

Prerequisites:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Minimum age is 15 years old (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver)
  • Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months (PADI’s Emergency First Responder Course fulfills this requirement)
  • Successful completion of DAN/PADI Oxygen First Aid CourseMaterials:
  • PADI Rescue Diver Crew-Pak and DVD (included in cost of class)

Note: You will need to view the DVD and complete the required knowledge reviews in the student manual prior to attending class. Course fee does not include rental equipment.

 Rescue Diver Class Schedule
 Class 11/01 & 11/02 6pm-10pm
Dives 11/05 & 11/06 (Rolla)