Scuba Diver

If you do not have time to complete the Open Water Diver program but you want to dive in open water, the SSI Scuba Diver certification is the best choice.

Get certified to dive up to 12 meters deep in open water with an SSI Professional and start exploring the oceans. Begin your Scuba Diver course online today!

What Will You Learn?

Using online learning, confined and open water dives, the SSI Scuba Diver program is a perfect foundation to become a confident and safe diver. You will learn all you need to scuba dive in open water up to 12 meters deep with an SSI Professional. In this program, you will complete almost half of the Open Water Diver course training and can upgrade your certification easily. You just need to complete the remaining academic and confined water sessions, plus two open water training dives.

The SSI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Three Academic Sessions (Independent study or in a classroom)- This is primarily to understand the basic principles of scuba diving and the functions of scuba equipment.
  • Three Pool/Confined Water Sessions- Dives conducted in swimming pools, to help you master essential underwater and equipment skills
  • Two Open Water Training Dives- Where its time to use the knowledge and skills you acquired, in the open ocean to complete the SSI Scuba Diver Course.

What Will You Do?

  1. Complete the Digital Learning materials found in this manual. These materials are self-paced, and you can complete them anywhere, anytime, once you download them to your MySSI app
  1. Complete the Academic Sessions and Pool/Confined Water Sessions with your SSI Dive Professional
  1. Complete the Open Water Training Dives

Course Schedule

Recommended hours for completion: 10-16. 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 9,900

Course Prerequisites

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Online Program
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 3
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: 12 meters / 40 feet (age 10+)
Suggested Duration: 10 – 16 hours

Equipment Requirements

The Snorkelling System

  • Scuba Diving Mask
  • Scuba Diving Fins
  • Snorkel

The Exposure System

  • Wetsuit / Rashguard / Drysuit

The Delivery System

  • First Stage + Second Stage Primary + Second Stage Octopus

The Information System

  • SPG (Submersible Pressure Gauge)

The Buoyancy System

  • Buoyancy Compensator

*Equipment will be provided by your Dive Centre. We recommend that you should get your own gear once you become a certified diver.

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