SSI - Stress & Rescue

Start your Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty adventure

The SSI Diver Stress and Rescue specialty program teaches you the skills you need to protect yourself and other divers. You will learn how to identify stress, how to prevent accidents and be taught practical techniques to conduct rescues and provide emergency care. With a combination of pool and open water practice sessions, you will become well prepared and confident at handling emergency and rescue situations. Upon completion, you will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification.


The course lasts between two and four days in which you will participate in theoretical classes and sessions of pool water and open water. As a prerequisite for certification you must have a First Aid certification.

Course Content:

  1. What is Stress?
  2. Diving Stress: Causes and Prevention
  3. How to detect and combat stress
  4. Action in case of Accident
  5. Techniques needed to deal with panic and rescue
  6. Factors complicating the rescue

The main goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you the most important techniques in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, brief theory sessions and water training.

Course price: € 330

Combine other specialties while taking the STRESS & RESCUE DIVER course.

The specialties of NAVIGATION or RESEARCH AND RECOVERY are perfect. The possibilities are limitless!