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Extended Range Nitrox

This program qualifies you to dive to 40 meters using nitrox mixtures of up to 50%, and 15 minutes of back gas decompression using a one stage decompression gas. The program can be completed wearing your standard total diving system, a ...
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Advanced Wreck Diving

This program allows limited penetration into the wreck overhead environment. You will learn overhead buoyancy and propulsion skills along with line laying and light usage. The program can be completed wearing a single cylinder with either a pony cyli...
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Cavern Diving

As with wreck, this program allows limited penetration into the cavern zone. You will learn cave buoyancy and propulsion skills along with line laying and light usage. You will also practice lost line and lost teammate procedures. The program can be ...
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Extended Range

This program qualifies you to dive to 45 meters using nitrox mixtures, and 25 Minutes of accelerated decompression using oxygen as a one stage decompression gas. The program can be completed only by using a wing and a full twinset....
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Technical Extended Range

This program allows diving to 50 meters using nitrox and unlimited accelerated decompression using two stage decompression gases. The program can only be completed wearing a technical total diving system....
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Hypoxic Trimix

This is the pinnacle of technical diving. Here you will use all the knowledge, skills, equipment and experience from all of your previous training and push your limits to the extreme. There are two pathways; one takes you to 80 meters and the ...
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Extended Range

Do you want to stay down a little longer, go a little deeper or explore a little further? If so, the SSI XR Range of Programs is exactly what you are looking for.

New Adventures beyond the Limits

SSI Extended Range programs are designed to take your diving to the next level. Whether you are looking for the excitement of deep diving, going beyond recreational diving limits, significantly extending your bottom time or enjoying the thrill of exploring deep reefs, wrecks and caves, Extended Range provides the training and experience necessary to complete your new adventure with confidence and skill.

Extended Range diving will open up a diverse variety of aquatic environments, increase your dive depths limits, extend your bottom times and train you on new procedures. Academically you will advance your knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures and theories specific to diving safely with a decompression ceiling. You will adapt your existing equipment or be introduced to new equipment concepts and the technically oriented dive rig. You will also learn and master new skills designed to enhance your safety and enjoyment using this new equipment design. During your program your instructor will cover everything from supreme buoyancy, propulsion, equipment management and effective decompression.

Throughout the program you will increase the knowledge, skills, equipment and experience to "extend your range of diving" in every sense of the word.
Whatever your current level of training, Extended Range Diving will challenge and thrill you mentally and physically.

Training is flexible and easy

SSI has developed specific training materials: exciting, cutting edge manuals with review sessions, specific DiveLog inserts and underwater slates. All courses and training materials have been developed by industry professionals with decades of extended range and technical diving experience.

As with all SSI programs Extended Range is designed to fit your schedule. You can take each program individually or take them all in one program. Training is flexible to match your goals and objectives. It’s menu-based just like our recreational programs. To enroll in Extended Range training you need to be an Advanced Open Water Diver with both the Deep Diving and Enriched Air Nitrox specialties and a minimum of 24 logged dives.