Diving in rivers, torrents or mountain streams can be a nice alternative to the ocean; the RAID River Diver specialty teaches you the additional skills and safety requirements needed to dive in these fast-moving water environments.  You will learn how to estimate the water flow and decide if it is safe to dive, how to fix safety roles to catch divers in an emergency, how to use the river bed to your advantage while underwater, plus many more tips.

Course Summary

  • 1 x Academic study/exam (self-study)
  • 1 x theory class (3~4hrs)
  • 2 x open sea dives (minimum 1.5hrs underwater)


  • Minimum age                12
  • Minimum certification     Open Water 20 or equivalent
  • Minimum hours diving    4