Courses

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Try Mermaid The SSI Try Mermaid program is your introduction to the world of mermaids and mermen and to swimming with an mermaid monofin. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience the underwater world in a confined water setting. You will earn the SSI Try Mermaid recognition rating. It also includes a tail f... Find Out More

Try Scuba The SSI Try Scuba program is your introduction to the underwater world. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience the underwater world, in a confined water setting. You will earn the SSI Try Scuba recognition rating. Find Out More

Specialty Courses

Scuba Skills Update A Scuba Skills Update provides you with the opportunity to review and practice the basic scuba skills that you learned in your original open water diver training program. Find Out More

Advanced Adventurer This program allows you to experience five different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty. If you are unsure of your next step, this is the perfect way to advance your dive skills and experience, and to identify which Specialty programs interest you. Y... Find Out More

Advanced Wreck Diving This program allows limited penetration within the daylight zone into wrecks with an overhead environment. The training required for this type of diving is overhead buoyancy control, new finning techniques, optional laying safety line and the proper use of a light. The program can be completed wearing a single cylinder... Find Out More

Boat Diving The ocean is filled with dive sites, but many of them cannot be reached from shore. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely dive from a boat, allowing you to get the most from your underwater opportunities. Find Out More

Cavern Diving This program provides you with the knowledge and experience required to independently plan and conduct cavern penetration dives within the light zone at depths shallower than 40 meters. You will learn how to use specialized cavern diving equipment, gas management concepts and buddy team skills to safely conduct cavern ... Find Out More

Computer Diving Modern-day divers use a dive computer to get the most out of their bottom time and surface intervals. The SSI Computer Diving program focuses on the proper use and maintenance of your diving computer. Find Out More

Deep Diving Many exciting dive sites are located in deeper water. Deeper diving can put you at greater risk. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will give you the ability to safely and comfortably plan and conduct dives beyond 60 feet, and is a prerequisite for some advanced training. Find Out More

Diver Stress & Rescue 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. Find Out More

Dry Suit Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using a dry suit. You will learn the special requirements for dry suit diving, how to use your new equipment, the benefits of a dry suit, and how to deal with emergency situations that are unique to dry suit diving. You will ear... Find Out More

Enriched Air Nitrox (40%) Learn the ins and outs of tuning your gas to provide you with the safest most comfortable dive experience. Lower the nitrogen load you experience on every dive and feel better at the end of the day. One night class approximately 3 hours dry. No water work or open water dives required. Find Out More

Equipment Techniques Your life support equipment is your vehicle into the underwater world. The Equipment Techniques class teaches you how to choose, maintain, and store your Total Diving System to ensure the best performance and longevity of your equipment. Find Out More

Full Face Mask Enjoy the ability to breath naturally through your nose, and never worry about a fogged mask again! Diving with a Full Face Mask is enjoyable, and provides many added benefits. Some models even allow you to mount an underwater communication system, so you can talk to your buddy and/or those on the surface. You will ear... Find Out More

Independent Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive without a designated dive buddy. You will learn about self-reliance, proper equipment maintenance, and the special considerations and rescue techniques required to dive independently. You will earn the SSI Independent Diving Specialty... Find Out More

Mermaid Learning to swim in a Mermaid tail is both a enjoyable way to show your creative side and a healthy way to work out. Contrary to what you might have heard, becoming a Mermaid is not limited to children. SSI teaches Mermaids and Mermen of all ages, shapes and sizes. Best of all, our experience teaching swimming and... Find Out More

Navigation This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably navigate underwater during a dive. You will learn how to use a compass and natural navigation techniques, estimate distance, basic navigation patterns and how to leave and return to a designated point. Find Out More

Night & Limited Visibility This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive at night and in other limited visibility conditions. Some of the ocean's most amazing creatures only come out at night, so your dive doesn't have to end when the sun goes down. You will learn how to enter and exit the wat... Find Out More

Perfect Buoyancy Do you want to increase your buoyancy control, minimize your breathing gas consumption, or move effortlessly above the ocean floor? The SSI Perfect Buoyancy program teaches you the skills and techniques needed to maximize your dive experience, increase your comfort in the water, and get the most from your equipment. ... Find Out More

Photo & Video Learn how to make your pictures match your memories! This class will teach you the basics of composition and lighting for the best digital underwater photography. You'll also learn how to protect and care for your cameras, housings, and strobes. Find Out More

React Right React Right is SSI's emergency training program, consisting of the following basic components: Primary Assessment, First Aid & CPR Skills, Primary Stabilization Techniques, and includes two optional components: Oxygen Administration in Diving Emergencies and Automated External Defibrilation Basics. Find Out More

Science of Diving This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment, and diving equipment. It is required training for most SSI Dive Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs Find Out More

Search & Recovery This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. You will learn about search patterns, specialized dive plans, underwater communication, and how to recover small to medium-sized objects using specialized equipment like lift bags. Find Out More

Sidemount Diving Sidemount Diving is already common practice for many wreck and cave divers. Now the benefits are being discovered by more and more also recreational divers. The ease of movement without a heavy tank on your back and a new feeling of buoyancy are enticing advantages of the diving style. You will earn the SSI Sidemo... Find Out More

Spearfishing: Safety and Training The purpose of this specialty course is to actively allow the student to engage in the collection of certain marine objects and to demonstrate and explain the necessary rules of underwater hunting. Prudent and conservative techniques of both aspects must be exercised. Find Out More

UW Communication This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using underwater communication. You will learn the special requirements for underwater communication, how to use your new equipment, the benefits of a underwater communication, and how to deal with emergency situations that are ... Find Out More

Wreck Diving Many of the ocean's best dive sites have artificial reefs, or wrecks, that have been sunk by misfortune or on purpose to create habitat. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely scuba dive above and around these underwater treasures. Find Out More

Ecology Courses

Coral Identification This program teaches the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common families of coral species and explains their role in the ocean's ecosystems. Find Out More

Fish Identification This program teaches the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common families of the Caribbean, Indo-Paci?c, and Red Sea reef ?sh. Find Out More

Manta & Ray Ecology This program teaches you how to classify, identify, and interact with various species of rays. Find Out More

Marine Ecology / Underwater Naturalist This program provides a general understanding of the complex and exciting study of marine ecosystems. Find Out More

Sea Turtle Ecology This program teaches the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common species of sea turtles and explains their role in the ocean's ecosystems. Find Out More

Shark Ecology Learn how nature's most feared predator is actually a beautiful animal that deserves our respect and protection. Find Out More

Dive Professional

Dive Master This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program. Find Out More

Assistant Instructor This program provides the skills, concepts, and teaching experience required to become a successful SSI Instructor. You will learn the SSI Teaching System and philosophy, how to assist Instructors in training and how to independently teach a variety of SSI training programs. Candidates who complete this program can ear... Find Out More



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