Courses

Open Water Diver This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the SSI Open Water Di... Find Out More

Specialty Courses

Advanced Adventurer Continue exploring the oceans, extend your dive times, reduce your air consumption and more with the SSI Advanced Adventurer program. Try 5 different dive specialties without committing to a full dive program and discover the diving you love. This is the best way to continue your education to become a confident, safe a... Find Out More

Deep Diving 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 beyond 18 meters, and is a prerequisite for some advanced training. You will earn the SSI Deep Div... Find Out More

Diver Stress and Rescue Diver stress is a major cause of diving accidents, but it can easily be prevented and resolved. Join the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program and learn how to help yourself and other divers stay safe. Please print and fill out medical form upon arrival.  Medical Form Find Out More

Dry Suit Diving Become a dry suit diver and you can dive comfortably all year, anywhere in the world. It is the best way to extend your dive season, keep warm and explore cold water dive sites with ease. Please print and fill out medical form upon arrival. Medical Form Find Out More

Enriched Air Nitrox 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. You will earn the SSI En... Find Out More

Night & Limited Visibility This program provides 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. You will learn how to enter and exit the water, use spec... Find Out More

Perfect Buoyancy Glide through the ocean effortlessly, extend your dive time, reduce your air consumption and more with the SSI Perfect Buoyancy specialty. No matter what your diving interest, having perfect buoyancy is the key to success. Please print and fill out medical form upon arrival.  Medical Form 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. You will earn the SSI Navigation Spec... Find Out More

Science of Diving Expand your dive knowledge and gain a better understanding of your equipment, physics, the aquatic environment and more with the online SSI Science of Diving specialty. After completing this dive science program, you will be halfway to earning the coveted SSI Divemaster rating. Start online today! Please print an... Find Out More

Photo & Video This program teaches you the skills needed to dive with an underwater camera, and provides the in-depth knowledge and experience required to properly use, maintain and store your equipment. Our goal is help you capture your amazing underwater experiences. You will earn the SSI Photo & Video Specialty certification.... Find Out More

Wreck Diving Do you want to explore iconic towering shipwrecks and dive World War airplanes covered in vibrant marine life? Discover the world of wreck diving and get started today with this SSI wreck diving course. You will learn all you need to dive above and around wrecks and artificial reefs, plus earn your SSI Wreck Diving spe... Find Out More

Ecology Courses

Blue Oceans We‘re all responsible for protecting our aquatic resources. With our Responsible Diver Code we want to make everyone aware of the environmental problems from the start. We want them to think critically, and take positive action whenever they travel and dive. That’s why the code is displayed in all our digit... Find Out More

Coral Identification Coral reefs are vital for healthy oceans and they are stunning to dive – especially when you know more about these fascinating ecosystems. The SSI Coral Identification program provides all that you need to identify common families of coral species. Discover the wonders of coral reefs with SSI today!  &nbs... Find Out More

Fish Identification The ocean is filled with fascinating and beautiful fish of every shape and size. Learn how to identify fish and get more out of your dives with the SSI Fish Identification specialty program. Find Out More

Marine Ecology Are you fascinated with the oceans? Do you want to learn more about the incredible environments you are diving in? Join the SSI Marine Ecology specialty program! You learn about the exciting science of Marine Ecology and become an underwater naturalist in no time. Enhance your dives - earn the SSI Marine Ecology spe... Find Out More

Manta and Ray Ecology Diving with mantas, meeting curious stingrays or being surrounded by Mobula rays is an experience divers dream of! It is an opportunity not to be missed. In the SSI Manta & Ray Ecology specialty program, you will learn how to recognize different ray species and interact with them safely. Discover why divers love... Find Out More

Sea Turtle Ecology Sea turtles are some of the most enchanting and fascinating animals you will ever dive with. Discover more about them and in the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty program! Find Out More

Shark Ecology Many people fear sharks, but these awe-inspiring fish are vital for healthy oceans and are truly amazing to dive with! Join the SSI Shark Ecology specialty program to learn all about sharks and how to dive safely with them. Find Out More

Professional Courses

Assistant Instructor Would you like to assist instructors with open water diver courses and collect valuable teaching experience to become a diving instructor? Then qualifying as an SSI Assistant Instructor is the right program for you! Find Out More

Assistant Instructor Trainer Do you want to train future scuba diving instructors? Educating versatile and well-trained scuba diving instructors is the foundation for long-term growth in the scuba diving industry. It all starts with you as an SSI Assistant Instructor Trainer! Find Out More

Dive Guide Do you dream of leading certified divers underwater? Do you want to improve your dive skills and take the first step towards becoming a scuba instructor? Become an SSI Dive Guide! Take the first exciting step towards earning your Divemaster rating now. Find Out More

Specialty Instructor Continuing Education is not only paramount for creating safe, active SSI divers, it is also essential to your long-term success as an instructor. Continuing your diving education is not just for your divers, but for you as well. Check out how to qualify as a Specialty Instructor and teach everything from SSI Deep Di... Find Out More

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