Stress & Rescue Diver
Training that focuses on your safety
Focus on Safety
“Be prepared for those unexpected emergencies.”
Stress is a major contributor to rescue situations and diving accidents. Through this course you will learn accident prevention, as well as how to handle problem situations if they occur.
The program is about avoiding, recognizing and solving problems on the surface and underwater.
Improve you diving confidence, enjoyment, and safety with the Scuba Schools International (SSI) Stress & Rescue Diver course. Learn to recognize situations that lead to problems, prevent accidents, and handle stressful situations when they arise. You will become a superior diver and buddy.
- Be at least 14 years old
- Be certified as an Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent
- Have completed and logged 12 open water dives
- Have dive experience within the past 12 months
- Complete the home-study academic portion of the training, including the study guide questions
- Complete and sign a confidential medial questionnaire. If certain medical conditions exists, you must have a signature from a physician prior to participating in this course.
The course runs two-four days in which you will participate in academic and in-water sessions in the pool and in the open water. As a prerequisite for certification you need to have a valid CPR, First Aid & Oxygen Provider certificate.
- What Is Stress?
- Stress In Diving: Causes And Prevention
- Detecting And Dealing With Stress
- Accident Management
- Skills Needed To Deal With Panic And Rescues
- Conditions That Complicate Rescues