Scuba Diving Programs

Scuba Diving Courses

We are teaching SSI courses. An Open Water Diver course (beginner course) takes about three to four days.
With the digital teaching system, SSI goes new ways in diving education. Full HD videos, modern graphics, animations and great pictures make learning a real experience. SSI employs state-of-the-art technology to optimize learning success and enable learning at anytime, anywhere. It means you can learn at anytime at home. This saves time during your holidays.

In water lessons are usually during morning and afternoon and are taught by our dive professionals. Scuba Diving courses are offered anytime. The courses are conducted only in small groups (one instructor – two students). This guarantees a safe and individual training.

Open Water Diver (beginner course)


This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the SSI Open Water Diver certification.



Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Online Program
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 6
Open Water Dives: 4
Maximum Training Depth: 18 meters / 60 feet (age 15+)
Suggested Duration: 16 – 32 hours

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. If you are unsure of your next step, this is the perfect way to advance your dive skills and experience, and to identify which Specialty programs interest you. You will earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification after completing this program.

specialty Programs

But your training as a responsible diver is not finished with the Open Water Diver level. A bit more experience can make your diving experience even more exciting – imagine diving with wrecks or with sharks or becoming an underwater photographer!
Specialty programs open up new possibilities and enhance the fun and safety of diving. SSI is a reliable partner at your side.


This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program. Professional Dive Guides can work for SSI Dive Centers, guiding dives in a variety of environments and conditions. You will earn the SSI Dive Guide certification after completing this program.



Minimum Age: 15 / 18 if active status
Certification Prerequisites: Advanced Adventurer,
Diver Stress & Rescue certification,
40 logged Dives,
certification or equivalent experience: Navigation, Night & Limited Visibility, Deep Diving.
Academic Sessions: Varies
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Varies
Open Water Dives: 10 or at least 50 total
Maximum Training Depth: 40 meters / 130 feet
Suggested Duration: 35 – 45 hours


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 and you can go up to the Divemaster level after completing this program.

Dive Control Specialist

This program provides candidates with the knowledge, concepts and training necessary to organize and conduct the Assistant Instructor/Dive Control Specialist training program. Candidates will learn how to evaluate and provide feedback to dive professional candidates in a variety of in-water and academic settings. Candidates who complete this program earn the SSI Assistant Instructor Trainer/Dive Control Specialist Instructor certification.


This program provides candidates with the knowledge, concepts and training necessary to organize and conduct entry-level scuba training courses. Candidates will learn the SSI Teaching System and philosophy, and how to effectively teach and evaluate Open Water Diver students. It will also prepare the candidate for their Instructor Evaluation. Candidates who complete this program and the Instructor Evaluation earn the SSI Open Water Instructor certification.



Minimum Age: 18
Certification Prerequisites: Must be at least Dive Control Specialist/Assistant Instructor
75 logged open water dives
Suggested Duration: 50 – 60 hours

Scuba Skills Update

A Scuba Skills Update provides you with the opportunity to review and practice necessary scuba skills that you learned in your original Open Water Diver program under the guidance of an SSI Dive Professional. The Scuba Skills Update is often a required for continuing your diving training after a long period of time away from the sport. You will be issued an SSI Scuba Skills Update recognition card

SSI Dive Professional Crossover

The intent of the SSI Dive Professional Crossover program is to provide an orientation to SSI philosophies and procedures to dive professionals from other recognized scuba training agencies. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to conduct SSI programs equivalent to their existing qualifications in a safe
and enjoyable manner. Upon completion you will be certified as an SSI Dive Professional commensurate with your previous certification and experience.



Minimum Age: 18
Certification Prerequisites: Must hold an equivalent rating from a recognized agency for the program being crossed over.
Must meet the minimum certification requirements for the program being crossed over.
Suggested Duration: Varies

Scuba Diving for Kids

With Dive Society children can start diving from eight years onwards. The courses are conducted according to SSI standards.
We offer the following diving courses:

Scuba Rangers, 8 years
Try Scuba, 8 years
Try Scuba Diving, 10 years
Scuba Diver, 10 years
Open Water Diver, 10 years