The SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Course
“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the Divers Stress/Rescue course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.
The Fun Part
The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.
What You Learn:
Understanding what stress is, why it occurs, how to detect it, prevent it and deal with it. Basic diver skills that are used during self-aid and introduce the concepts of stress. Over-learning of the basic skills will give divers more confidence in the water, make them safer divers, and better able to assist fellow divers during emergency situations.
• Self rescue
• Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
• Emergency management and equipment
• Rescuing panicked divers
• Rescuing unresponsive divers
The Scuba Gear Required:
Each student is to be equipped with a complete properly fitted Total Diving System consisting mask, snorkel, fins, gloves, boots, buoyancy compensator, weight system, cylinder, regulator with submersible pressure gauge and alternate air source, depth gauge, and Dive Log. If you don’t have your own equipment, rentals are available for 50% off when taking a class with Gone Diving.
Having your own gear makes you a more confident and comfortable diver. If you have your own gear, please bring in for instructor’s approval. We will also need copy of your up to date service records for life support. All equipment used in classes must be up to date and good working condition for the Pacific NW.
Specialty Gear or Extra Fees Required:
For you Diver Stress & Rescue class you will need to have your own pocket mask.
Gone Diving provides:
Your course fees include cylinders, weights, SDI CPR, 1st Aid, AED and O2 Provider certification. 50% off needed rentals
10% off equipment purchases (excluding bundled packages).
To take this course, you must be:
At least Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
20 logged dives, Log book, 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
Be in good health for scuba diving in the Pacific NW.