Safety

Courses and Programs

Navigation

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably navigate underwater during a dive. You will learn how to use a compass and natural navigation techniques, estimate distance, basic navigation patterns and how to leave and return to a designated point. You will earn the SSI Navigation Specialty certification after completing this program.

 

 

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: Online Learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: Varies with age
Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

 

Night Diving and Limited Visibility

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive at night or in limited visibility conditions. Some of the ocean's most amazing creatures only come out at night, so your dive doesn't have to end when the sun goes down. You will learn how to enter and exit the water, use specialized equipment, and how to communicate and dive with a buddy at night or in limited visibility. You will earn the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility Specialty certification after completing this program.

 

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: Online learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: Varies by age
Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours
 

 

React Right

React Right 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.

 

 

Minimum Age: 15
Certification Prerequisites: None
Maximum Training Depth: Knowledge Program
Suggested Duration: 8-12 hours

 

Independent Diving

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive without a designated dive buddy. You will learn about self-reliance, proper equipment maintenance, and the special considerations and rescue techniques required to dive independently. You will earn the SSI Independent Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

 

 

Minimum Age: 18
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: 1
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 Optional
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: 30 meter / 100 feet
Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours
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 freedivers. You will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program.

 

Minimum Age: 15
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: 2
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 2 (+1 Optional)
Open Water Dives: 3
Maximum Training Depth: 30 meters / 100 feet
Suggested Duration: 10 - 15 hours

 

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