Science of Diving

Expand your dive knowledge and gain a better understanding of your equipment, physics, the aquatic environment and more with the online SSI Science of Diving specialty.

After completing this dive science program, you will be halfway to earning the coveted SSI Divemaster rating. Start online today!

What Will You Learn?

Join the SSI Science of Diving specialty and you will develop a complete understanding of the underwater world and its effects on the human body.

This specialty is required training for most SSI Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs, and is an essential way to expand your dive knowledge. Available online, you can earn your SSI Science of Diving specialty certification from home and get ready to begin your dive professional career.

Upon completion, you will be halfway to earning the coveted SSI Divemaster rating and earn the SSI Science of Diving specialty certification.

The SSI Science of Diving Course consists of Five Academic Sessions

What Will You Do?

  • Complete all academic sessions and assessments outlined in the instructor manual for Science of Diving.
  • Complete the program’s final exam.

Course Schedule

Recommended hours for completion: 8-12. The number of classes, hours and sessions per day are set by the individual instructor, based on student needs, student ability and water conditions.

Course Price

Get in touch with an SSI Training Center for the same.

Student Learning Materials Price

INR 10,050

Course Prerequisites

Minimum age:

  • 10 years old.

Have the following SSI certifications or equivalent from a recognized training agency:

  • Referral Diver


  • Diving Knowledge Specialty programs may be combined with an Open Water Diver program

Equipment Requirements

As it is a Dry Course, it can be done Online

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