We recommend that all clients who are serious about their diving should ultimately aim to become a PADI Rescue Diver. This, together with solid experience over time, is the minimum for somebody to be considered a truly autonomous, responsible diver. The course is excellent fun and features much scenario based learning, eventually building up to an assessment over two simulated situations.
The online theory with the PADI Touch/eLearning (5 chapters with knowledge review + final exam)
8 sessions in confined water or open water to practice the 10 skills and react to 2 scenarios.