This 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 completing this program.
Classroom session at Dive Doctor Auckland
The Science of Diving course is split into 5 sections. Each section expands on knowledge from an open water course. The sections are:
- Diving Physics
- Diving Physiology
- Decompression Theory
- Dive Equipment
- Marine Environments