We are PADI Dive Center based in Johor Bahru. Downtown Divers was established since 2007, first and only professional dive centre in Johor Bahru. We provide range of scuba diving Equipment, Education and Experience.

The Downtown Divers Philosophy
Established with the aim of providing in scuba diving education and experience. Downtown Divers Philosophy is to ensure that the diving consumer receives the greatest value for money without the sacrifices of safety, comfort or enjoyment.

Why Downtown Divers
Downtown Divers is fully geared to offer the entire range of scuba diving courses from beginner all the way to professional level sanctioned by the Professional Association of Diving Instructor (PADI) - currently the world’s largest diver education organization.
PADI has set an enviable standard for quality, excellence and fun in diver education. Our qualified instructors will ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Downtown Divers organize diving trips and holidays throughout South East Asia. Dive trips are available on both scheduled and customized basis.

Rescue Diver

The program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver. PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent) certification is also a prerequisite for all PADI leadership programs.

How do you take a subject like accident prevention and management and turn it into fun? Call it the PADI Rescue Diver program!

The PADI Rescue Diver program develops your knowledge and skills so you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render first aid.

To get into the PADI Rescue Diver program, you’ll need to be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) and must be at least 15 years old. The PADI Junior Rescue Diver program is available if you’re between the ages of 12 and 14 and hold a PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) ratingYou'll also need to have successfully complete a sanctioned program in CPR & First Aid within the past three years. If you haven’t, check out the new Emergency First Response programs which are fun, easy & modular in design just like all PADI courses.

Our instructor will expand your knowledge in varius techniques and applications. The PADI Rescue Diver program covers:
  • Self rescue
  • Tired diver
  • Panicked diver
  • Response from shore or boat responsive diver
  • Distressed diver underwater
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing the unresponsive diver
  • Unresponsive diver at the surface
  • Exiting the unresponsive diver
  • First aid for pressure-related injuries and oxygen administration
  • Response from shore or boat unresponsive diver
  • Dive accident scenarios
The following are some steps you will need to proceed for the course registration:

2 Color Passport size Photos (Good Quality) is required for certification purposes. The Participant has to come down to Downtown Divers fill up and sign the Student Profile, Liability Releases and Medical Statement. Generally Participant should be in good health.

Upon Registration, participant will receive the Rescue Manual for self study. It will approximately take 7 to 8 hrs for the self study. Participants will have to complete all 5 knowledge reviews where you'll hand in to the PADI Instructor on the day of Lecture 1. The Rescue Final Exam will be administered on Lecture 2. Students are required to score at least 75% as a passing score. The PADI Instructor will then go through the specific mistakes. The passing criteria is MASTERY of diving knowledge.

The Open Sea Dives will be held over Friday till Sunday in Malaysia. This is to ensure that knowledge of the 12 required rescue exercises are of mastery level by the participant.

Course Pre-requisite:
· At least 18 years old
· Certified PADI Open Water or equivalent
· Certified PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent
· Current CPR & First Aid Training

Course Includes:
· PADI Rescue Diver Manual
· Accident Emergency Slate
· PADI Certification Card
· Downtown Divers T-Shirt
· 3 Theory Class
· 7 Training Dives
· Use of Tanks & Boat & Training Props
· Use of Scuba Equipments

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