Stress & Rescue Diver

"Be prepared for those unexpected emergencies."

Stress is a major contributor to rescue situations and diving accidents. Through this course you will learn accident prevention, as well as how to handle problem situations if they occur.

The Diver Stress & Rescue Course is about avoiding, recognizing and solving problems on the surface and underwater.

The course runs over four days in which you will participate in academic and in-water sessions in the pool and in the open water. As a prerequisite for certification you need to have a valid CPR & First Aid certificate.

Materials Included in the course

  • Tuition
  • Certification fee

Cost: $250 plus Digital Stress & Rescue Kit, $69.95

Course Pre-Requisites

  • Minimum age: 12 years old by the time of course orientation*
  • Open Water certification or Junior Open Water Diver
  • Resonably good health or cleared by a medical physician
  • Current First Aid / CPR certification

* Students younger than 15 years of age will recieve a Junior Stress & Rescue Diver certification

Course Equipment Requirements

  • Course materials (available at the shop for $69.95)
  • Surface Marker Buoy
  • Knife
  • Whistle
  • CPR Pocket Mask
  • Complete Scuba System**

**Items are available for rental at an additional fee

Course Format

Session Type Day Location Time
Knowledge Monday Classroom 6pm - 10pm
Self Rescue Tuesday Pool 6pm - 10pm
Rescuing Others Thursday Pool 6pm - 10pm
Ocean Skills Saturday
(or Sunday)
La Jolla Shores 7am - 1pm