Courses

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Try Scuba Not sure if diving is your cup of tea.  Then give it a try by signing up for the SSI Try Scuba Program. Learning to dive is much easier than you think and the best way to experience this amazing new sport is the SSI Try Scuba program. Simply register for a Try Scuba and download the MySSI App on your smart devi... Find Out More

Basic Diving Skills

Basic Diver This program gives you the opportunity to experience the underwater world, in a confined water and open water setting – without committing to a longer certification program. If you decide to become an Open Water Diver within six months of completing your Basic Diver program, your first open water dive will be cre... Find Out More

Scuba Diver This program is for students who do not have the time to complete the Open Water Diver program, and provides you with the training and experience required to dive in open water environments under the supervision of a dive professional. You will earn the SSI Scuba Diver certification, which can be upgraded to the SSI Op... Find Out More

Open Water Diver Becoming a scuba diver is the first step in a journey that will forever change the way you experience the world. You will explore the wonders of a weightless underwater world, interact with incredible marine life and discover ecosystems hidden beneath the surface. Find Out More

Navigation Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately.  Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The SSI Underwater Navigation course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurate... Find Out More

Night Limited Visibility The underwater world changes as day creatures retire & nocturnal organisms emerge. If you've wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enroll in the SSI Night Limited Visibility Specialty course. The thought of dipping below the surface at night seems mysterious, yet so alluring. Al... Find Out More

Perfect Buoyancy Observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. Improve the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevate them to the next level. Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover... Find Out More

Referral Diver An Open Water Referral Diver Certification qualifies you to complete your certification at any SSI dive center or resort.  This is great if you are short on time prior to a vacation or a move.  You will do all the pools and course work here then you will complete your certification dives at an SSI Dive Shop a... Find Out More

Advanced Diving Skills

Altitude Diving Learn to safey dive at altitudes of 1000 feet and above.  There are many great dive sites in fresh water lakes and rivers which are at or above 1000 feet.  Don't miss out on some great dive opportunities. Find Out More

Boat Diving Headed out for a dive vacation on a liveaboard and not sure what to expect. Want to dive using local charter boats in the Pudget Sound.  Then this class is for you.  We explain the procedures and expectations that are common on liveaboards and charters.  You will look like an "old hand&quo... Find Out More

Equipment Courses

Drysuit 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

Knowledge Courses

Equipment Techniques Want to know how to take care of your gear?  This is the class for you. Find Out More

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

Science of Diving his 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. You will earn the SSI Science of Diving Specialty certification after ... Find Out More

Bundle Kits

Open Water Diver & Enriched Air Nitrox Bundle This package combines the Open Water Diver with the Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty program.  You will earn the Open Water Diver and Enriched Air Nitrox (32% or 40%) Specialty certifications after completing these programs. Find Out More

Specialty Diver Bundle SSI Specialty Diver is your first step toward becoming an SSI Master Diver, and can begin as soon as you complete your Open Water Diver training. By completing any two SSI Specialty programs that interest you, and logging 12 open water dives, you will automatically receive the SSI Specialty Diver recognition rating alo... Find Out More

Advanced Open Water Bundle SSI Advanced Open Water Diver is the next recognition rating on the path to becoming an SSI Master Diver, and includes four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits. After completing the four SSI Specialty programs that interest you, as well as 24 logged dives, you will automatically receive the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver... Find Out More

Master Diver Bundle The much sought-after SSI Master Diver is the final step in your recreational diving career. The SSI Master Diver Digital Kit Bundle is composed of four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits and the SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Digital Kit. By completing the five specialty programs, and logging 50 open water dives, you w... Find Out More

Emergency Training Bundle This bundle combines the SSI Diver Stress & Rescue with the SSI React Right program. Learn how to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly manage emergency situations if they occur. You will earn the SSi Diver Stress & Rescue certification, as well as the SSI React Right certification afte... Find Out More

Career Starter Bundle The Career Starter Bundle contains all Digital Specialty Program Kits necessary to become an SSI Dive Professional at a discounted price. The following Digital Kits are included: Navigation, Night & Limited Visibility, Deep Diving, Enriched Air Nitrox, Diver Stress & Rescue, React Right and Dive Guide. The next... Find Out More

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