Open Water Diver Certification
With personalized training and taking enough time, we make sure you are truly comfortable under water with the skills and equipment you will use. In general, an Open Water Diver course consists of 3 parts: Academics, Pool Training and Open Water Sessions.
The SSI Training Materials and Online Training program are designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You can get a jump-start on the academic portion of your class by signing up with SSI Online and taking online training for FREE!
For your pool and open water training your instructor will fit you to your scuba equipment so you will become comfortable in your “second skin”. This is when we will spend time learning all the necessary skills to be a safe diver in the real world. Our indoor pool is on-site and heated year round.
Open Water Sessions:
You will complete at least 4 open water dives and have the chance to experience everything you learned in the pool hands-on. After successful completion of your open water training dives you will become a Certified Diver. The SSI Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.If you wish to do your open water dives in an exotic location we can help coordinate your adventure.
The fun doesn’t need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further – imagine diving in underwater shipwrecks, with sharks, or becoming an underwater photographer! Check out all of the exciting Specialty Programs you can get involved in. It’s your chance to move to the next level in your diving adventures. SSI will be a reliable buddy accompanying you on your way.