Courses

Enriched Air Nitrox Why Take This Course: The SSI Enriched Air Nitrox program will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen. Diving with enriched air can increase your no-decompression limits, increase your safety, and reduce the required length of your surface intervals when compared to air.&nb... Find Out More

Shark Ecology Many humans fear sharks, but is that reputation deserved? This program will teach you about the unique anatomy and senses of sharks, as well as their mating behaviors and life cycle. We will discuss the evolution of sharks and why they are very ecologically important in the ocean. During this course... Find Out More

Navigation What You Will Learn: 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. This course con... Find Out More

Deep Diving Why Take This Course: Many exciting dive sites are located in deeper water. Without proper training, this kind of diving puts you at risk. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will give you the ability to safely and comfortably plan and conduct dives up to 130 feet. This course consists of one in-person classroom session,&nbs... Find Out More

Night and Limited Visibility Why Take This Course: This program provides you with the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive at night or in 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.   What Yo... 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. This program consists of one day in the clas... 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. The training provided in the SSI Science of Diving program increases your understanding of these topics and provides you with additional information about decompression theor... Find Out More

Open Water

Open Water Diver & Enriched Air Nitrox This globally recognized certification program is the best way to begin your lifelong adventures as a certified scuba diver. The SSI Open Water Diver course is broken up into three parts: academic learning, in-water pool training, and multiple open water dives to ensure you have the experience and skills nece... Find Out More

Private Open Water & Enriched Air Nitrox Personalized training, in-person classroom sessions, and in-water practice in the pool to ensure you have the experience and skills required to truly become comfortable and confident as an open water diver. As a part of our Open Water Diver experience, we include the Enriched Air Nitrox course as well. This c... Find Out More

Semi-Private Open Water Diver Plus Nitrox Personalized training, in-person classroom sessions, and in-water practice in the pool to ensure you have the experience and skills required to truly become comfortable and confident as an open water diver. As a part of our Open Water Diver experience, we include the Enriched Air Nitrox course as well. This c... Find Out More

Fish Identification The ocean is filled with fascinating and beautiful fish of every shape and size. This non-diving specialty program teaches you the skills and concepts required to identify the common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and Red Sea reef fish. You will earn the SSI Fish Identification Specialty certification after compl... Find Out More

DAN Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid Why Take This Course: The American Heart Association states that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provided by a bystander immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim's chance of survival. This course will help prepare you to handle cardiovascular events and other life-threatening i... Find Out More

DAN Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries Why Take This Course: When a diving accident occurs, being able to recognize the problem and respond with the appropriate care can speed the diver's recovery and minimize lasting effects. Oxygen first aid provides needed oxygen to body tissues, helps shrink any gas bubbles that may have developed during ascent... Find Out More

React Right This program teaches the skills and concepts required to provide emergency first responder assistance in emergency situations and fulfills the first aid/CPR requirements for SSI training programs. Find Out More

Dive Guide Do you dream of leading certified divers underwater, or do you want to take the first step towards becoming a scuba instructor? Maybe you just want to improve your diving skills. Whatever your reason, becoming an SSI Dive Guide is an exciting adventure. Combine this course with the SSI Science of Diving Course to becom... Find Out More

Marine Ecology Are you fascinated with the ocean? Do you want to learn more about the incredible ocean environments you’re diving in? With the SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program, you’ll become an underwater naturalist in no time and learn about the exciting science of marine ecology. It’s a great way to enhance yo... Find Out More

Advanced Wreck Options

Advance Wreck Diving Many of the ocean's best dive sites are artificial reefs or wrecks that have sunk through the ages. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely scuba dive above, around, and limited penetration within the daylight zone into these underwater treasures. You will earn the SSI Adva... Find Out More

Advance Wreck Diving Upgrade This program allows you to upgrade your Wreck Diver certification and train you how to safely conduct limited penetration within the daylight zone into wrecks with an overhead environment.  You will earn the SSI Advanced Wreck Diving certification after completing this program. This is an upgrade, you must... Find Out More

Try Scuba Discover the underwater world, the SSI Try Scuba program is a diving adventure the whole family can enjoy. This program is the best way to try scuba diving for the first time. You will be in confined water and well looked after by your instructor, so you can enjoy those first unforgettable breaths underwat... Find Out More

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Sea Turtle Ecology This program teaches you about the amazing variety of sea turtles you can find in our oceans, how to recognize ray species by their unique physical characteristics and behaviors, and the vital role rays play in our ocean’s ecosystems. You will learn how to safely interact with rays, and why living animals are wor... Find Out More

Manta and Ray Ecology This program teaches you about the amazing variety of rays you can find in our oceans, how to recognize ray species by their unique physical characteristics and behaviors, and the vital role rays play in our ocean’s ecosystems. You will learn how to safely interact with rays, and why living animals are worth more... Find Out More

Coral Identification This program is a wonderful introduction to the fascinating world of corals. This course will teach you about coral biology, why corals are so important, and the threats facing them today. You will also learn about the different kinds of corals as well as how to identify common families of coral species ... Find Out More

Decompression Diving Are you interested in using your dive computer’s advanced features? Learn how to go beyond no-decompression limits with the SSI Decompression Diving Specialty certification. Prerequisites 24 Logged Dives Have the following SSI certifications or an equivalent from a recognized training agency: Enr... Find Out More

Extended Range Extended Range diving opens up a variety of aquatic environments, increases your dive depths limits, and extends your bottom times. The SSI Extended Range program is the core program that all other open-circuit XR programs are built upon. If you've never worn a twinset before, then the Extended Range Founda... Find Out More

Diving First Aid for Professional Divers DAN’s Diving First Aid for Professional Divers course is designed for commercial, professional, aquarium, and scientific divers, and it provides knowledge and first-aid skills specifically for these work environments. It is the most comprehen­sive first aid course in the dive industry, and taking this course ... Find Out More

Perfect Buoyancy What You Will Learn: This 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. This course consists of one classroom room session and one pool session Requirements: Open water diver certification.   ... Find Out More

Wreck Diving Why Take This Course: Many of the ocean’s best dive sites are wrecks. These impressive structures attract unusually high densities of marine life and give you the chance to immerse yourself in living history as you dive. There is nothing quite like wreck diving and this specialty will train you in all the... Find Out More

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