Upcoming Classes


Perfect Buoyancy

Do you want to increase your buoyancy control, minimize your breathing gas consumption, or move effortlessly above the ocean floor? The SSI Perfect Buoyancy program teaches you the skills and techniques needed to maximize your dive experience, increase your comfort in the water, and get the most from your equipment. Yo...

Fish Identification

The ocean is filled with fascinating and beautiful fish of every shape and size. This non-diving specialty program teaches you the skills and concepts required to identify the common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and Red Sea reef fish. You will earn the SSI Fish Identification Specialty certification after compl...

Enriched Air Nitrox

The SSI Enriched Air Nitrox program will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen. Diving with enriched air can increase your no-decompression limits, increase your safety, and reduce the required length of your surface intervals when compared to air. You will earn the SSI En...

Coral Identification

Coral reefs are the building blocks of many ocean ecosystems. This program teaches you the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common families of coral species. You will earn the SSI Coral Identification Specialty certification after completing this program.

Try Scuba

The SSI Try Scuba program is your introduction to the underwater world. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience the underwater world, in a confined water setting. You will earn the SSI Try Scuba recognition rating.

Full Face Mask Diving

The SSI Full Face Mask Diving program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely dive using a full face mask in environments and to depths equivalent with their training and the equipment manufacturer’s specifications.

Sea Turtle Ecology

This program teaches you the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common species of sea turtles, describes their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. You will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification after completing this program.

Photo & Video

This program teaches you the skills needed to dive with an underwater camera, and provides the in-depth knowledge and experience required to properly use, maintain and store your equipment. Our goal is help you capture your amazing underwater experiences. You will earn the SSI Photo & Video Specialty certification....

Science of Diving

This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. It is required training for most SSI Dive Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs. You will earn the SSI Science of Diving Specialty certification after...

Shark Ecology

Many humans fear sharks, but is that reputation deserved? By taking the SSI Shark Ecology program, you will learn how sharks and their behavior are often misunderstood, and how you can safely observe them in their natural habitat. You will earn the SSI Shark Ecology Specialty certification after completing this program...

Equipment Techniques

The SSI Equipment Techniques teaches you how to choose, maintain and store your Total Diving System. This ensures performance and increases the longevity of your equipment. You will earn the SSI Equipment Techniques Specialty certification. Not interested in the background info from SSI or official certification but...

Scuba Skills Update

A Scuba Skills Update provides you with the opportunity to review and practice necessary scuba skills that you learned in your original Open Water Diver program under the guidance of an SSI Dive Professional. The Scuba Skills Update is often a required for continuing your diving training after a long period of time awa...

Manta & Ray Ecology

This program teaches you about the amazing variety of rays you can find in our oceans, how to recognize ray species by their unique physical characteristics and behaviors, and the vital role rays play in our ocean’s ecosystems. You will learn how to safely interact with rays, and why living animals are worth more...

Open Water Diver

This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the SSI Open Water Di...

Blue Oceans

Join us for this FREE video workshop all about ocean conservation. You can also access the full SSI program for free on your MySSI app or account online. This program introduces you to many of the global challenges that our ocean faces today. Each section will focus on a particular problem, like ocean plastics. We w...

Better Buddy Basics

A dive buddy helps in all phases of diving and shares the fun. A buddy assists in dive planning, suiting up, pre-dive equipment check, water entry support, assistance throughout the dive, post-dive equipment maintenance and logging dive information. Diving with a buddy is the only way to dive - you should never dive...

Underwater Communication

Since we cannot talk underwater, we need to communicate by using hand signals. This workshop will review many of the most common and useful hand signals and teach you a few new ones with the opportunity to practice them both on land and in the water.

Basic Freediving Instructor

Freediving is the world’s fastest-growing underwater sport. Get in on the action and become a Basic Freediving Instructor! As a Basic Freediving Instructor, you will help others learn to freedive with the Snorkel Diver, Try Freediving and Basic Freediving courses. Gain experience with this entry-level instructor ...
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