Specialty Courses

How Far Do You Want to go?

To be a diver that is completely prepared for any diving situation that may occur, you will need the experience and training gained from SSI Specialty Courses. Taking our courses is your chance to begin a journey that explores beyond the surface of diving.

Each course will provide you with the proper knowledge and skills to truly consider yourself an experienced diver. Our goal is to prepare you for the adventure that lies ahead, as well as make sure you have a good time doing it!

Taking a specific number of specialties and continuing your pursuit of dives allows you to earn higher levels of diver ratings. SSI’s ratings are the only ratings in the industry that combine training and experience requirements, proving that SSI ratings are truly earned.

Courses offered:

Deep Diving
Navigation Diving
Night & Limited Visibility Diving
Search and Recovery
Equipment Techniques
Enriched Air Nitrox
Stress and Rescue

Specialty Course is $100.00 per course (excludes Nitrox and Stress and Rescue)
Online portion not included in price

Nitrox is $75
Online portion not included in price

Stress and Rescue is $150
Online portion not included in price

Specialty Diver is $175 (includes two specialties excluding Stress and Rescue)
Online portion not included in price
SSI’s intermediate diver rating is higher than any other agency’s advanced courses. To earn the certification for Specialty Diver, you must complete 2 specialty courses and have done a total of 12 dives.

Advanced Open Water Diver is $225 (includes four speciaties excluding Stress and Rescue)
Online portion not included in price
SSI’s Advanced Diver rating stands alone in the industry with the highest combination of diving knowledge and experience. No other agency’s advanced diver level compares. To earn the certification for Advanced Open Water Diver, you must complete 4 specialty courses and have done a total of 24 dives.

Master Diver is $350 (includes four specialties and Stress and Rescue)
Online portion not included in price
SSI’s Master Diver rating is one of the most elite ratings in diving today. Divers that have completed this level have combined the knowledge, skills and experience to truly call themselves Master Divers. To earn the certification for Master Diver, you must complete 4 specialty courses, Diver Stress&Rescue and have done a total of 50 dives.

Students must provide all gear except for tanks, wetsuit, and weight.