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SSI certificates
and specialty training

As an Open Water Diver, you will be able to dive anywhere you want, with anyone you want and become part of a community of underwater explorers that others dream of joining. If you are short on time or not ready to become an Open Water Diver, our Basic Diver program is also a great choice to get started. You can upgrade your certification easily and at any time to become an Open Water Diver, simply by completing some additional training. Learn how to scuba dive with SSI and Scuba Guam and begin your adventure today!

Basic Diver X

Basic Diver

The SSI Basic Diver program is the best way to discover what scuba diving is like, try open and confined water diving and learn basic dive skills. All in one short, fun course. Start today!

Open Water Diver X

Open Water Diver

Begin your lifelong adventure as a certified diver with the globally recognized SSI Open Water Diver certification.

Scuba Skills Update X

Scuba Skills Update

Boost your dive confidence and practice your scuba skills with an SSI Scuba Skills Update. It is a safe and fun way to get you back in the water and start diving with ease again today.

Nitrox X

Enriched Air Nitrox

Extend your dive time, shorten our surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

Perfect Buoyancy X

Perfect Buoyancy

The SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty is the best way to improve your body position for relaxed dives, lower your air consumption and increase your bottom times.

Wreck Diving X

Wreck Diving

Do you want to explore iconic towering shipwrecks and dive sunken airplanes covered in vibrant marine life? Discover the world of wreck diving and get started today.

Deep Diving X

Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there – safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives between 18 and 40 meters.

Photo And Video X

Photo & Video

Learn how to take underwater photos that capture your dive highlights and incredible marine life encounters with the SSI Photo & Video program.

Night Dive X

Night Diving

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night.

Dive Guide X

Dive Guide

Lead certified dives underwater, begin the path toward becoming a scuba diving professional, improve your skills, or get closer to the coveted Divemaster rating.

Open Water Instructor X

Open Water Instructor

Become an Open Water Instructor by attending the Instructor Training Course and learn to train both beginning and certified divers with the latest digital training technology.

Instructor Trainer X

Instructor Trainer

Join the most elite scuba diving professionals in the diving industry. Become an Instructor Trainer.

Course Calendar

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Minimum Age

Divers must be at least 10 years old to begin training for Open Water Diving certification.

Training Prerequisites

SSI Entry-Level Programs – Open Water Diving, Freediving Level 1, or Mermaid require students to complete a water fitness evaluation prior to open water training. The goal of this evaluation is to determine a comfort level baseline consisting of:

  • Swim Assessment
  • Survival Float

Training Requirements

To start training, students must create a MySSI profile. This can either be done via the SSI website at my.divessi.com/register or by installing the MySSI App.

Simply download the app for either iOS or Android, set up the user profile, and access the world of diving in minutes! The MySSI App safely stores everything in one place, online or offline – training materials, logbook, and certification cards. This includes Recreational Scuba, Extended Range, Freediving and Mermaid

Medical and Administrative Requirements

Each student or candidate must complete the required SSI Training Record Forms prior to participating in any SSI training program. The forms for m\inors must be reviewed and signed by a parent or guardian.

Responsible Diver Code

Diver Medical & Questionaire or Physician’s Approval to Dive (where required)

Training Assumption of Risk, Liability Release, & Hold Harmless Agreement (where required / not applicable within the European Union)

Program-specific Completion Record (done by the Instructor prior to certification)