The SSI Try Scuba program is your introduction to the underwater world. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience the underwater world, in a confined water setting. You will earn the SSI Try Scuba recognition rating.
Prerequisite: 8 years of Age / Duration 3 hours
SSI 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 credited as one of the required training dives.
Prerequisite: 10 years of Age / Duration 2 hours
SSI 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 Diver certification.
Prerequisite: 10 years of Age / Duration 3-4 days
SSI ADVANCED ADVENTURER
This program allows you to experience five different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty. If you are unsure of your next step, this is the perfect way to advance your dive skills and experience, and to identify which Specialty programs interest you. You will earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification after completing this program.
Prerequisites: 12 years (Junior rating) and certified as SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent rating / Duration 2 - 3 days
This is SSI's emergency training program, consisting of the following basic components: Primary Assessment, First Aid & CPR Skills, Primary Stabilization Techniques, and includes two optional components: Oxygen Administration in Diving Emergencies and Automated External Defibrilation Basics. Students who complete this program earn the SSI React Right specialty certification.
Prerequisites: 12 years. / Duration 2 days
SSI 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. You will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program.
Prerequisites: 12 years. Certified as SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent rating with a minimum of 12 logged dives. Current Respond Right First Aid and CPR certification. / Duration 2 -3 days
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 recognition rating, along with your SSI Specialty program certifications.
Prerequisites: 10 years (Junior rating) and certified as SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent rating. / Duration 4 - 10 days