Stress and Rescue Diver Course

card---course-stress-and-rescueBe prepared for unexpected emergencies! Through the SSI Stress & Rescue course you will learn how to prevent accidents, as well as how to handle problem situations if they do occur. The course is all about avoiding, recognizing and solving problems on the surface as well as under water. You will learn how to rescue yourself, recognise and manage stress of yourself and other divers, how to work with emergency equipment and how to manage an emergency and how to rescue panicked or unresponsive divers. Most divers find this course the best course they have ever taken, not just because of the fun involved with it, but because it has made them more confident divers and better buddies.


Course Fee:

AUD$395.- A $100 deposit will secure your place on the course, with the balance due on the first day.



Open Water Diver (or Junior Open Water Diver) certification and a current diving medical (within the last 12 months). You will also need to do a first aid course to earn this certification. This course is offered by Snorkel Safari Adelaide as well and can be included in the course on request. If you prefer to take the course somewhere else (for example: at work), please check whether the course of your choice can replace the SSI First Aid Course or ask one of Snorkel Safari Adelaide’s friendly shop or dive team members.


Course Outline:

The course consists of a theory session, workshop and open water dives (emergency scenario training).



– All air fills

– All learning materials (manuals, slates, etc.)

– Instruction

– Stress & Rescue Diver certification card


Equipment Requirements

Full SCUBA Gear*



 Gloves, Knife and Whistle or Surface Marker Bouy (SMB).

* Please note that it is recommended that you use your own equipment when participating in this course. Snorkel Safari Adelaide’s friendly shop and dive team members are happy to assist you in choosing your equipment. However, if you would rather hire your equipment, you can do so at a cost of $50.00 per specialty.


Nationally Accredited Training

The competency you will receive from this course is:
  • SROSCB007A Perform Rescue Dives Administer



SROSCB001A Perform scuba dive’s to a maximum depth of 18 metres

SR0SCB002A Complete Specialty Open Water Dives