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