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Diver Stress & Rescue

Diver Stress & Rescue


Stress is a major cause of diving accidents and negatively impacts rescue situations. This program teaches you the skills and knowledge required to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers. You will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program.


  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
  • Students must have proof of current training within two (2) years of First Aid and CPR
  • Academic Sessions: 2
  • Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 2 (+1 Optional)
  • Open Water Dives: 3
  • Maximum Training Depth: 30 meters / 100 feet
  • Suggested Duration: 10 – 15 hours

Please refer to the SSI Training Standards for more detailed information


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