Try Scuba

Discover the underwater world, go scuba diving in confined water and earn the SSI Try Scuba recognition card. Conducted in shallow water, the SSI Try Scuba program is a diving adventure the whole family can enjoy. Start today!


What Will You Learn?

The SSI Try Scuba program is the best way to try scuba diving for the first time. You will be in confined water and well looked after by your instructor, so you can enjoy those first unforgettable breaths underwater and experience the magic of scuba diving. At the end of this short course, you will have earned your SSI Try Scuba recognition card and undoubtedly want to go diving again.

Endless scuba diving adventures are waiting for you and this course is where it all begins. Start today!

What Will You Do?

  • Complete all academic and in-water sessions and assessments as outlined in the instructor manual forTry Scuba.
  • Skill demonstration and evaluations are only required if the students will continue with the Basic Diver open water training dive.

Course Schedule

There is no recommended duration for the Try Scuba program.

Course Price

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

Student Learning Materials Price

Free of Charge

Course Prerequisites

Minimum Age: 8
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Instructor Training
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1
Open Water Dives: NA.
Maximum Training Depth: 12 meters / 40 feet (age 15+)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours

Equipment Requirements

During all in-water scuba training, each student must be equipped with a properly fitted Total Diving System:
• Mask
• Snorkel
• Fins
• Buoyancy compensator with power inflator
• Weight System
• Delivery System with cylinder, primary regulator and alternate air source
• Information System with submersible pressure gauge, depth gauge, and timing device (a dive computer is recommended)
• Exposure suit appropriate for the environment
• Logbook

*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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