Specialties and Master Diver
Once you have continued your experience through the SSI Advanced Adventurer course, the next step in the SSI Educational rating is the SSI Specialty Diver, comprised of 2 Specialties of your choice and 12 logged dives.
Specialty Courses Available: (to name a few we offer) Minimum OW Certification required for all Specialty Courses.
Deep Dive to 40 meters! 3 Dives to train to deal with increasing pressure and challenge yourself! By far the most popular Specialty Course we offer.
Enriched Air Nitrox 2 Dives teaching you how to use and dive safely with Enriched Air. Add an additional layer of safety to your diving, or if your air consumption allows, you can stay longer at depth with Nitrox than with air.
Perfect Buoyancy An essential course to improve air consumption and body positioning in the water. If you struggle to control position while diving, this can be improved considerably with this easy, fun 2 Dive course.
Recreational Sidemount A 2 day course to challenge the experienced diver with two tanks instead of the traditional single tank. Also tanks are attached to your sides, which makes for a killer profile underwater. For those that like to consume lots of air, this is your solution, carry two tanks!
Stress and Rescue Learn to help others with in water emergencies. A 3 day, challenging course is also one of the most rewarding.
Wreck Dive the Glenn Nusa Wreck and explore what lies below. This 2 Dive course teaches the basics of diving Wrecks safely.
FREE Recognition Courses These certification levels with SSI are available to reward your dedication and enthusiasm towards diving. The SSI Specialty Diver, SSI Advanced Open Water Diver, and SSI Master Diver are recognition cards awarded to divers FREE of cost. You receive the Recognition card automatically when you have completed the requirements at any SSI shop.
Advanced Open Water Diver Requiring the completion of the Advanced Adventurer plus 4 specialty courses and 24 logged dives.
Master Diver 5 Specialty courses including Stress and Rescue Specialty and 50 + logged dives. Completing Specialty courses will increase your knowledge and skills dramatically as you challenge yourself to become a Master Scuba Diver. The experience gained in Master Scuba Diver will assist you if you decided to take the step to complete the SSI Dive Master and turn your passion into your new profession!