Become a certified React Right Specialty diver

React Right is SSI’s emergency first response course and provides you with the training and knowledge you need to act as a first responder in a medical emergency. In this flexible dive program, you can choose which subjects you want to learn about, including primary assessment, first aid, CPR and primary stabilization techniques. You can also learn about oxygen administration in diving emergencies and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) basics. Using a combination of academic sessions and practical training scenarios, this program will give you the tools and confidence you need for emergency response. By the time you are certified, you will be able to act as an emergency first responder, provide first aid and CPR, administer oxygen and provide AED support in a medical emergency. Earn your SSI React Right specialty certification. Get started today!

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Facts and Training Standards

Minimum Age

 

12

Amount of Academic Sessions

 

6

Maximum Training Depth

 

0 m / 0 ft

Suggested duration (h)

 

8-12

Certification Prerequisites

 

No certification prerequisites

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Get trained and safe lives

Here are the benefits you can expect from attending this training program:

Increase your confidence by understanding how to deal with diving related injuries

Learn the proper techniques to assist others in CPR and First Aid

Become proficient in emergency oxygen administration

Become a Professional

Continue your career by becoming a Divemaster and qualify further as an Assistant Instructor. Alternatively, combine your training by joining an Assistant Instructor and Instructor Training Course (ITC) to graduate as an Open Water Instructor now. Becoming a scuba instructor is just the beginning of an exciting career pathway.

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Training Prerequisites

SSI Entry-Level Programs – Open Water Diver, Freediver, or Mermaid require students to complete a water fitness evaluation prior to open water training. The goal of this evaluation is to determine a comfort level baseline consisting of:

Swim Assessment

Survival Float

Technical Requirements

To start training, students must create a MySSI profile. This can either be done via the SSI website at www.divessi.com/register or by installing the MySSI App.

Simply download the app for either iOS or Android, set up the user profile, and access the world of diving in minutes! The MySSI App safely stores everything in one place, online or offline – training materials, logbook, and certification cards. This includes Recreational Scuba, Extended Range, Freediving and Mermaid.

Training Center Selection & Affiliation

Every student must select an SSI Training Center as their “Training Partner” during the course registration process. Affiliation ensures personalized service and a high-quality training experience.

Students can also change affiliation or choose to affiliate with multiple Training Centers in their user profile. When affiliating with a Training Center online or via the MySSI App, a Privacy Policy Agreement will be processed to comply with GDPR regulations.

Medical & Administrative Requirements

Each student or candidate must complete the required SSI Training Record Forms prior to participating in any SSI training program. The forms for minors must be reviewed and signed by a parent or guardian.

Responsible Diver Code

SSI Responsible Diver Code - Scuba DivingSSI Responsible Diver Code - FreedivingSSI Responsible Diver Code - Extended Range Diving

Diver Medical Statement & Questionnaire or Physician’s Approval to Dive (where required)

Training Assumption of Risk, Liability Release, & Liability Release, & Hold Harmless Agreement (where required / not applicable within the European Union)

Program-specific Completion Record (done by the Instructor prior to certification)

Training Course Costs

Training consists of various components which are either charged singly or as a package depending on the selected Training Center. The components are:

Training Materials / Digital Kit

Tuition for Academics and In-Water Training

Open Water Training Dives

Certification

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