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SSI Stress & REscue

By enrolling in this program, you will acquire the essential skills and knowledge needed to identify stress, prevent accidents, and effectively handle emergency situations that may arise during diving activities.

Stress plays a significant role in diving accidents and can hinder rescue efforts. This program is designed to equip you with the necessary skills and understanding to identify and manage stress, prevent accidents, and appropriately respond to emergency scenarios encountered by divers. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification.

  • CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months
  • PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver or higher
  • minimum 12 years old

3-4 days

What to bring

Bring your swimwear and a towel. Everything else is provided by us


400 € + materials and certification fee (95 €)

What you will learn:

Rescue Skills
  • Provide assistance to divers who are tired or in a state of panic
  • Respond to distressed divers both from the shore and underwater
  • Conduct an effective search for a missing diver
  • Administer oxygen and perform in-water rescue breathing
  • Assist victims in exiting the water safely
  • Perform a complete rescue operation for an unresponsive diver at the surface, from start to finish
  • Perform a complete rescue operation for an unresponsive diver underwater, from start to finish
  • Causes of diving emergencies
  • Recognizing signs of distress in divers
  • Dealing with common equipment problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Providing first aid and treating injuries
  • Performing in-water rescue techniques
  • Conducting rescue operations outside of the water
  • Managing accidents and emergency situations

Take the next step and become a SSI Rescue Diver!