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Boat Diving

Boats allow you the opportunity to explore spectacular dive sites far from shore. This program covers the additional knowledge you need to make your first boat diving vacation a true success, and the techniques necessary to dive properly from all sizes and types of boats. Enhance your dive trips!

Dry Suit Diving

Make diving a year-round activity by learning the basics of using a dry suit. The Dry Suit Diving program will teach you how to select and properly use your personally fitted dry suit. When the shows become longer, the days shorter and the water gets colder - then the time for Dry Suit Diving has come.

Search & Recovery

Whether it's the gold of a sunken ship or that your buddy lost a dive light, there are times when knowing how to search for lost objects would be very beneficial. The Search and Recovery program will teach you different search patterns for use in various conditions and the proper techniques to lift objects

Deep Diving

Many of the more exciting and intriguing dive sites are located in deeper water. Without proper training, this kind of diving can put you at risk. Deep Diving program will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and experience required to make these types of dives safely and comfortably. Explore the big"Depth attracts a lot of divers as deep dives provide this certain kick."

EAN Nitrox

You no longer have to make a choice between safety and longer dive times - nitrox is the key. Enrolling in SSI´s most popular specialty program will teach you everything you need to know about Enriched Air Nitrox. This program is also a prerequisite for getting involved in Technical Diving.


To become a safe and confident diver, it is critical to develop an understanding of navigation. You will learn how to navigate with a compass, and how to apply natural navigation skills, estimate distances, navigate different search patterns, find your way to marking points, and back to the boat!

Equipment Techniques

Your Total Diving System is like a buddy underwater who you need to be able to rely on at any time. You will learn about equipment selection best suited for you, care and maintenance of your equipment, and how to properly store it; to ensure performance and extend the lifetime of your equipment.

Night & Limited Visibility

Whether it's day or night, limited visibility can be an adventure. Just because the visibility is limited doesn't mean the opportunities have to be. This program is filled with information about planning and conducting night and limited visibility dives for fun, adventure, and exploration. Diving at night means excitement, adventure and fascination all at the same time!"

Underwater Photography

Learn everything you need to know to be a successful underwater photographer! DigitBy the time diving was difficult, photography was also difficult." Today these facts have changed completely. Now diving and photography with a digital camera system have become very easy. It will teach you the proper photography techniques to get better results instantly and teach you how to optimize your camera system with valuable accessories.

Wreck Diving

Exciting diving experiences await. These dives and exploring the past is exhilarating but there are some risks involved. However, with the proper training and knowledge you get all you need to have the "Ultimate Diving Experience." Start exploring history and unknown sites! Diving on wrecks means diving in the past - and it is always related with a certain thrill..."

Diver Stress & Rescue

Be prepared for those unexpected emergencies. The program will teach you about accidenDry Suit Diving Make diving a year-round activity by learning the basics of using a dry suit. The Dry Suit Diving program will teach you how to select and properly use your personally fitted dry suit. Aside from your comfort underwater, proper insulation and protection is also important for your safety.


ENRICHED AIR NITROX contains optional dives and therefore it is a perfect "Winter Specialty" before your diving holiday starts. This will allow you to go diving immediately and enjoy the advantages of diving with Nitrox.

Perfect Buoyancy

Proper buoyancy control can only be mastered with proper training. The program will improve your swimming position and reduce your effort which will lead to less air consumption. In addition, proper buoyancy control is the best skill for environmental protection. "Every diver wants to be a "good diver" - Perfect buoyancy control is the first step in this direction."

Waves, Tides & Currents

Water motion can haveHave you ever dreamed of gliding with the current and watching sharks or dolphins at the same time?" Anybody who wants to dive on vacation at the top spots should understand and know how to handle water movements. This can be the waves when entering from shore, island, or just the current on a dive.

Science Of Diving

Science of Diving addresses all the areas of diving knowledge in a detailed and comprehensive manner: Physics, Physiology, Decompression Theory, Aquatic Environment, and Diving Equipment. If you are simply interested in diving or plan to become a Dive Professional - the Science of Diving program is what you need!