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Diver Stress
and Rescue

SSI Specialty Courses

Stress is a big factor in dive accidents and rescue scenarios. This specialty will equip you with the knowledge and skills to adequately handle situations should they occur. It will teach you to avoid and prevent problems above and underwater while becoming more confident in your skills as a diver.

from $750.00

Tioman Island (or Pulau Tioman, as it is known locally) is one of Malaysia's most popular islands, where the white sand beaches overhung by towering palm trees are lapped by clear, calm, and warm water teeming with all sorts of tropical marine life.

from $750.00

Diving in Bintan is perfect for beginners or a quick getaway.
The untouched nature of the dive sites also appeals to experienced divers, especially those with an interest in macro-life.

from $879.00

Wouldn’t you love to dive amongst crystal clear waters and a diverse array of marine life from the tiny pygmy seahorses to the deep sea mola mola or sunfish, with crazy currents to boot?
Set your heart on Diving In Bali against one of the many beautiful islands or beaches it offers!

from $879.00

Known as the Pearl of the Andaman, the waters of Phuket offer an abundance of marine life and wondrous dive sites. Explore sites like the King Cruiser Wreck, Koh Doc Mai, Shark Point or Phi Phi Island. Lucky divers may even encounter a Whale Shark or Manta at these sites!

hassle free MV Nautica?

from $879.00

Spend a weekend and enjoy the comforts of MV Nautica as we sail you to the best diving destinations in the area - Southern Riau Islands, Tioman and the Anambas Islands.
Hop on board and experience the carefree, leisure diving life on the MV Nautica liveaboard!

Open Water Diver Course

Stress and Rescue Specialty Essentials


  • Be At Least 15 Years of Age or Older
  • Be an Open Water Diver


  • All Course Materials
  • 2 Theory Session
  • 2 (+ 1 Optional) Pool Session
  • 3 Open Water Scuba Dives
  • Instructor Fees
  • Certification Fees

Course Content

  • What is Stress?
  • Stress in Diving: Causes and Prevention
  • Accident Management
  • Skills Needed to Deal with Panic and Rescues
  • Conditions that Complicate Rescue

What's Next?

The fun doesn’t need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further – imagine diving in underwater shipwrecks, with sharks, or becoming an underwater photographer! It's your chance to move to the next level in your diving adventures.

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