Stress is a major cause of diving accidents and negatively impacts rescue situations. This program teaches you the skills and knowledge required to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers. You will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program.

The goal of this course will be to improve your self rescue skills and be ready to handle any kind of emergency situations in and outside the water giving you a great sense of confidence. The course it s intense and harder than what you expect, but it will make you feel extreme secure and safe to dive with other divers in order to avoid any emergency.

Don t worry! We will still have fun and smiling all the time!

The course will still makes the serious subject of accident management enjoyable and extremely rewarding.


Minimum Age: 12
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Students must have proof of current training within two (2) years of First Aid and CPR
Academic Sessions: 2
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 2
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: 30 meters / 100 feet
Suggested Duration: 2 days



10.000 thb (10% discount if you dive with us!)

Rescue course, 2 days.

Undoubtedly this course will give you more confidence and safety under water, in addition to knowledge to know how to react to any real situation of emergency or stress, under water or the surface.

You will learn how to act in front of a panic diver on the surface, find a lost diver, bring an unconscious diver to the surface and administer oxygen or even more simply, tow a tired diver on the surface. During the days of the course we will practice everything in a serious and professional way, with lots of fun and making scenarios real as possible.

The rescue course is the first step to start your career as a diving professional and continue with the courses of DIVEMASTER and INSTRUCTOR.


  • Online Training Material
  • Equipment Rental
  • Swimming Pool Training
  • Oxygen Training
  • Certification Fee
  • Fun

Carabao Diving Resort also offers


Go on fun dives

Talk to our diving experts and pick the sites you especially want to visit.  Equipment, insurance and a diver master are all at your disposal, so you can focus on enjoying Koh Tao. Ask us about the dive packages.

Speciality Dives

Maybe you're not ready for the instructor course; there are still ways to forward your scuba diving education with one of the many speciality dive courses we offer at Carabao.

Stay at Carabao

Decide what underwater adventure you want at our beach-side resort and restaurant at Chalok Bar. With good food, good prices and good energies, you'll feel like you're in paradise.

Eat at the restaurant

The Carabao Resort beachside/ pool side restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere with affordable eats and an amazing view. If Thailand is feeling a bit crowded to you, come hang out us with and chill.

Why to dive, stay and eat with Carabao

We are located in the south of Koh Tao, with a beautiful sunset and stunning view from Chalok Bay. The Resort provides a relaxed place to sleep, bike rentals, kayaks, laundry service, ferry and bus tickets, a restaurant and--of course--scuba diving! Our resume aside, Carabao celebrates a relaxed atmosphere with great people always at hand. So many of our guests and students return season after season to revisit "the chill" in Chalok Bay. There really is no place like it in the world.


Contact us with questions, wishes and dreams

We are here to answer your questions about scuba diving, getting to Koh Tao and how to enjoy your time here. Even if you decide not to stay or dive with us, we still want to make sure you have all the information you need to fall in love with the island like we have.