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Safety Courses

Learning about dive safety makes you a better, more confident diver.

Ready to get started? Send me e-mail at scuba@spanglers.com for more information, or sign up for one of my group classes at Diver Dan's.


Rescue Diver

Learn how to rescue yourself and others. This is a huge confidence boost, and recommended for those diving with family members.  Rescue Diver is also required for the top-level Master Diver certification.

Class time: 6 hours + 3 hours in the pool
Number of dives: 4 (all in one morning)
Prerequisites: Advanced Open Water Diver, First Aid / CPR, 12 years old


First Aid and Safety Classes

You can take these classes even if you're not scuba-certified.

First Aid / CPR

Learn basic first aid and CPR. This is a good idea whether you're a diver or not. It's required for Rescue Diver.

I teach two versions of this class:
  • PADI Emergency First Response
  • DAN Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid
Class time: 6 hours


Emergency Oxygen Provider

Emergency oxygen is one of the most effective treatments for scuba diving injuries. Learn how to administer it properly.

I teach two versions of this class:
  • PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • DAN Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries
The PADI version counts as one of your five specialties towards Master Diver.

Class time: 3 hours


First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life

Jellyfish, sea urchins, and lionfish, oh my! If you ran into something painful, know what to do about it.

Class time: 3 hours


First Aid for Professional Divers

Essential information for divemasters and instructors. Know how to take care of your divers. Covers all of the above and more.

Class time: 15 hours