GUE Rescue Diver


Learn in Dubai all about the basic rescue diving techniques that are relevant to scuba diving emergencies. Building this knowledge will help you to conduct safer and more enjoyable dives with more confidence.


  • Divers who like manage stress more effectively

  • Divers who like to prevent accidents and learn how to rescue others

  • This primer is best taken after the Navigation Primer, as it requires competence in navigational skills.


  • Assisting distressed divers on the surface and underwater

  • Unconscious diver recovery

  • Missing diver protocols

  • Surface management of a diving emergency

  • Diving Basic Life Support skills


  • Applicants for a GUE Rescue Primer must:

  • Be a minimum of 16 years of age.

  • Be physically and mentally fit.

  • Be a non-smoker.

  • Be able to swim.

  • Obtain a physician’s prior written authorization for use of prescription drugs, except for birth control, or for any medical condition that may pose a risk while diving.

  • Have passed the GUE Recreational Diver 1 course or a GUE Fundamentals course at the “recreational” level.

  • Have completed at least 25 non-training dives.


2 days


4 in-water sessions including 3 dives


12 meters maximum


See below


Dubai or Fujairah


Nitrox 32

Instructor fees:

  • 1000 AED per student per day


  • The registration fee has to be paid to GUE from GUE’s website directly. Please note that this fee is not included in the price above.

  • All payments are non-refundable.

  • Class must run with a minimum of 2 students

  • The price is exclusive of the diving expenses, students will have to pay those fees directly to the dive operator. Expect around 200 AED to 300 AED per day for the dive operator

  • Instructor's diving and travel expenses to be shared equally by all students

did you know?

  • GUE is the first and only to prohibit smoking

  • GUE is the first in the dive industry to introduce Helium to recreational divers

  • GUE is the first and only to eliminate "deep air diving"

  • GUE is the first and only to introduce nitrox in all classes

  • GUE created industry wide awareness of proper buoyancy and trim

  • GUE is first and only to mandate standard equipment and protocols

  • GUE is first and only to require certification renewal and Instructor requalification

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