Advanced Courses

CONTINUE YOUR DIVING EDUCATION

When you complete a certain number of logged dives and Specialty programs, with SSI you will earn and automatically receive the recognition cards: Specialty DiverAdvanced Open Water Diver
and Master Diver – one of the most elite ratings in diving today.

free recognition programs

Advanced Open Water Diver

You must complete 4 Specialty Programs and have completed a total of 24 dives.

Specialty Diver

You must complete 2 Specialty Programs and have completed a total of 12 dives.

Master Diver

To reach the Master Diver rating, you must complete 4 Specialty Courses, Diver Stress and Rescue, and have completed 50 dives.

specialty programs

Our advanced training programs are a menu of Specialties to prepare you for your next diving adventure!
Specialty Courses are a great way to improve your current skills and learn new ones.

most popular

Deep Diving

In this deep diving program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive
beyond 18 and up to 40 meters!

Minimum Age: 15
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives: 3
Maximum Training Depth: 40 meters / 130 feet
Suggested Duration: 2 days
5/5

190 €

Wreck Diving

In wreck diving you learn everything to safely scuba dive around wrecks
and artificial reefs.

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2
Maximum Training Depth:varies with age
Suggested Duration:1 day
5/5

150 €

Enriched Air Nitrox

The Nitrox course teaches the use of oxygen enriched air mixtures
of 32% or 40% oxygen to extend your dive.

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2 incl.!
Maximum Training Depth:varies with age
Suggested Duration:1 day
5/5

150 €

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Dry Suit Diving

Learn how to dive with a dry suit and never fear cold water again.

Minimum Age:10 (1,60m in height due to dry-suit size)
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2 (+ 1 confined)
Maximum Training Depth:30 meters / 100 feet (12-14 year-old: 18 meters / 60 feet)
Suggested Duration:1 day
5/5

160 €

Recreational Sidemount

On this course you will learn how effortless it can be to have a better trim and balance with new gear.

Minimum Age:12
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:3 (+1 confined)
Maximum Training Depth:30 meters / 100 feet (12-14 year-old: 18 meters / 60 feet)
Suggested Duration:2 days
5/5

225 €

Perfect Buoyancy

As a good diver you know how to master your buoyancy. This course will challenge you to improve your diving position, increase your buoyancy control, and minimize your breathing rate.

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2 incl.!
Maximum Training Depth:varies
Suggested Duration:1 day

130 €

Night Diving and Limited Visibility

You will discover the Sea by night, explore the aquatic environment using a torch.
Excitement guaranteed!

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2
Maximum Training Depth:varies with age
Suggested Duration:2 days

150 €

Search & Recovery


This course provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives.

Minimum Age:12
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2 (+1 c.)
Maximum Training Depth:varies with age
Suggested Duration:1 day

150 €

Science of Diving

This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment.

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:optional
Maximum Training Depth:optional
Suggested Duration:1-2 days

75 €

Navigation

An important step to become a more autonomous diver is to learn to orientate yourself underwater and thus never to get lost again (not guaranteed...).

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2
Maximum Training Depth:varies with age
Suggested Duration:1 day

140 €

Photo & Video

In this underwater photography course you will get familiarized you with using an underwater camera to bring back memories from your dives.

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2 (+1 conf.)
Maximum Training Depth:varies
Suggested Duration:1 day

180 €

Waves, Tides & Currents

You will learn how to understand the ocean a bit better to be able to judge when and where to dive at some of the world's best sites, which are only accessible by boat.

Minimum Age:12
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:2
Maximum Training Depth:varies with age
Suggested Duration:1 day

130 €

emergency training

Diver Stress & Rescue

As a Rescue Diver you learn the skills and concepts required to identify stress, prevent accidents, and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers.

Minimum Age:12
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver; proof of current training within 2 years of First Aid and CPR
Open Water Dives:3 minimum
Maximum Training Depth:30 meters / 100 feet
Suggested Duration:2-3 days

390 €

React Right

In this First Aid Course you learn how to provide emergency first responder assistance in emergency situations, and it fulfills the first aid/CPR requirements for SSI training programs.

Minimum Age: 12
Certification Prerequisites: none
Suggested Duration: 1-2 days

160 €

Emergency Training Bundle

Learn how to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly manage emergency situations if they occur by combining the Diver Stress and Rescue program with the SSI React Right program.

Minimum Age:12
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:3 or more
Maximum Training Depth:30 meters / 130 feet
Suggested Duration:3-5 days

500 €

BUNDLES

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.

Minimum Age:10; 12 if Deep Diving dive is included
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver
Open Water Dives:Not more than 5
Maximum Training Depth:30 meters / 100 feet, if Deep Diving dive is included
Suggested Duration:2-3 days

265 €

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.


Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Specialties: 2
Maximum Training Depth: varies
Suggested Duration: varies

from 250 €

Advanced Open Water Diver 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.

Minimum Age:10
Certification Prerequisites:see individual prerequisites
Specialties:4
Maximum Training Depth:varies
Suggested Duration:varies

from 450 €

Master Diver Bundle

The SSI Master Diver Digital Kit Bundle is composed of four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits and the SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Kit.


Minimum Age:15
Certification Prerequisites:Open Water Diver; further prerequisites vary on the programs included
Open Water Dives:50
Maximum Training Depth:varies
Suggested Duration:varies

on request

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