Combine two full SSI specialties and 12 logged dives to achieve this rating. Its the best next step after your Open Water program, gain some experience with a professional on hand.
- Minimum Age: 10; 12 if Deep Diving dive is included
- Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
- 40m /98 ft certification if Deep Diving dive is included.
- Academic Sessions: Online learning
- Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Not more than 2
- Open Water Dives: Not more than 4
- Maximum Training Depth: Varies
- Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours
You will be sent an E-mail allowing access to the SSI online academics you can use a computer or any digital device to login, update your profile and start the learning process. The multimedia academics with videos and multiple choice questions keep learning fun and ensure you are perfectly prepared for your water sessions.
If Dry Suit is chosen then a pool session to orientate you with the new equipment is required, you will learn how to manage your buoyancy and trim using a drysuit. Your classroom academic lesson is scheduled to suit your needs and the specialties you selected, here we will clarify information, answer questions and show you how to apply your knowledge to real world diving.
For most of the specialties open water is conducted over two days at Stoney Cove or another location that allows easy safe access to the water. You will complete 4 dives under the guidance of our experienced instructors. We will teach you everything there is to know to dive safely and comfortably in your chosen subject area.
Try amazing fun types of diving like
DPV - Underwater Scooters to zip around and see much more
Wreck - Learn about the skills required to safely penetrate, map and discover wrecks
Deep - Understand what happens to your body and the protocols for deep diving
Navigation - Compass, line, natural and just some of the types of navigation you will learn
All Sessions are followed with thorough debriefing and discussion about your performance helping you learn. On successful completion you will be issued with a certificate of completion and a digital recognition rating (Via MySSI App) for each specialty, once you have logged 12 dives you will also automatically receive the specialty recognition rating.
This course also includes enough free guided dives to get you to 12 logged dives.
As with all Divemaster Scuba Programs
Certification lasts for life
All Kit Hire is included
All Pool fees are included
All Air fills are included
Instructor time is included
We are committed to your success, if you require more help we are there for you.
You must fill out or medical questionnaire inside the training records (any questions answered 'Yes' require doctor sign off)
Pool sessions are held at Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Nottingham at 7.30pm every Friday.
Open Water sessions are held minimum twice per month on a Sunday. See calendar for details.
As with all of our programs this course can be offered as an exclusive 1 on 1 program.