Educational Programs


SSI offers a wide variety of educational programs for different audiences and skill levels. Each has been designed to help in the development of committed divers.
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Try Scuba

Introduction to scuba diving

Many consumers may have heard about scuba diving, but can’t decide if they want to get involved in the sport. Offering SSI’s Try Scuba program is a great way for them to experience the fun of diving. Once they have tried it they’ll be hooked.

Scuba Rangers

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Scuba Rangers is the diving industry’s original kids scuba program. It gets them involved in scuba diving and the excitement of underwater exploration.
Scuba Rangers is a complete teaching system that includes a full color manual and DVD.

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Open Water Diver

SSI’s level one diving course

People get into scuba diving for one reason — to have fun! The end goal is to make divers so comfortable & skilled, they can’t wait to go diving! The SSI Open Water Diver program includes a full-color manual, dive tables, DVD and Supplement.

Available two ways:

Home Study — Students can start their scuba education from the comfort of home.
Online — Students can start learning right away from anywhere they can get on the Internet. They can complete the academics at their own pace when it is convenient for them.

Continuing Education

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Retaining customers is vital to your retail dive business. The SSI Continuing Education Program is designed specifically to help you with this process. These courses have been created to give divers the necessary tools to become truly skilled.

We can provide you with course materials for 12 different specialties: Boat Diving; Deep Diving; Digital Underwater Photography; Diver Stress & Rescue; Dry Suit Diving; Enriched Air Nitrox; Equipment Techniques; Navigation; Night & Limited Visibility; Science of Diving; Search & Recovery; Wreck Diving. Each specialty includes messages about purchasing and servicing equipment, as well as continuing their journey, and taking trips.

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Emergency Training

Make sure students are prepared for unexpected emergencies

Increase customer comfort and confidence with Emergency Training. These courses are tools you can use to make sure students are prepared for any type of situation they may encounter.

These programs are offered by cooperation partners of SSI. All training programs adhere to prevailing medical guidelines published by leading medical authorities and all content is based on published medical information that meets current industry standards.

Available courses include: Basic First Aid & CPR for Adults, Emergency Oxygen, External Defibrillation, and many more.


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Whether you have a customer looking for the excitement of deep reef diving or the thrill of exploring wrecks located well past 130 feet, teaching SSI TechXR is a way to provide the training and experience necessary for them to complete every new adventure with confidence.

Training material for both the student and instructor were developed by industry professionals with years of technical experience.

Available courses include: Advanced Nitrox, Technical Foundations, Normoxic Trimix, and Advanced Decompression Procedures

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Dive Professional Training

Keep the dream alive! Train SSI Dive Professionals

Quality instruction is the key ingredient in all of SSI’s Educational Programs. Your business is only as good as the training you provide customers.

Quality instruction comes from quality instructors and products meeting the needs of each student. With the SSI education system, the instructor and the store have the tools to develop confident divers.

Available courses include: Dive Guide, Divemaster, Dive Control Specialist, Open Water Instructor, Advanced Open Water Instructor, Science of Diving Instructor; Dive Control Specialist Instructor, Instructor Trainer.



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