Getting Started

  1) Create an SSI account

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  • Click on the box above to create your own SSI account. Keep in mind, the email you use during the sign-up process will become your username.
  • You will then receive an email from SSI with a default password in order to verify your account. If you do not see the email be sure to check spam and junk for your SSI login information email.
  • Once you have finished setting up your account you will be able to access the first three modules of the Open Water Diver online learning academics.


  2) Download the MySSI app on your mobile device

  • The MySSI app has many fantastic features.  
  • In the MySSI app, you will be able to view and download your online academics, view your digital certification cards, and have access to a digital dive log so you can log your dives from anywhere. 
  • During the Open Water Diver course, your instructor will go over how to use all of the features in the app and they will assist you in logging your first open water dives.  


3) Complete a Medical History Form

  • Download the medical history form. Carefully read the first page of the form and answer yes or no in each category. 
  • If you answered yes to any of the questions you will have to be medically cleared to dive by a doctor.


 4) Schedule a Class

  • Click on the button above to sign up for an upcoming group open water course.
  • From there you will be able to check out and secure your spot in the class.
  • If you are interested in a semi-private or private class please call the shop to schedule your class.


 5) Complete your online academics

  • Once you have signed up and secure your spot in a class the rest of your Open Water Diver and your Enriched Air Nitrox online academics will become available to you in your SSI account.
  • All of the open water academics should be completed before your first day of class.


 6) Begin your diving adventure!