SSI Stress and Rescue Diver

The SSI Diver Stress & Rescue program develops your knowledge and skills so you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render first aid. The program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver.SSI Stress Rescue Diver (or equivalent) certification is also a prerequisite for all leadership programs.

To get into the SSI Stress Rescue Diver program, you’ll need to be certified as an Open Water Diver and must be at least 15 years old.

You’ll also need to have successfully completed the Respond Right Asia Apply First Aid or PADI Emergency First Responder® program or a sanctioned program in CPR within the past 24 months. The SSI Stress Rescue Diver classroom sessions cover:



The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

In-water training includes:

Combine other specialties while taking the DIVER STRESS & RESCUE course! NAVIGATION or SEARCH AND RECOVERY are great add ons. The possibilities are limitless!

ITC Dates 2016

Our schedule ITC's are listed below, special ITC's with Special IE's can be arranged for an upgrade fee.