Become an SSI SCR Diver Today

Join the exciting world of rebreather diving! Learn to go no-decompression diving with a semi closed rebreather (SCR) during the SSI SCR Diving course. This semi closed rebreather diving course provides a thorough introduction to rebreathers, SCR technology, the details of assembly, pre-dive checks, dive planning, and dealing with potential failures. The SSI SCR Diving course is the perfect introduction to rebreather diving and teaches you how to dive safely with the Mares Horizon rebreather to a maximum depth of 30 meters. With this rebreather certification, you can stay down deeper and longer than you ever thought possible. Become a well-prepared, capable, and autonomous SCR diver with SSI today!

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Facts and Training Standards

Amount of Academic Sessions



Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions



Amount of Open Water Sessions



Maximum Training Depth


30 m / 100 ft

Suggested duration (h)



Certification Prerequisites


Deep Diving certification, Enriched Air Nitrox 40 certification, Minimum 24 logged dives


Enjoy the silent world and get closer to marine life than ever before

Here are the benefits you can expect from attending this training program:

Rebreather diving made easy

Extend your bottom time

30-meter no-decompression diving

Continue your Rebreather Training

Ready to take your rebreather adventures further? Upgrade your rebreather certification to become an SSI SCR Extended Range diver! Maximize the use of your Mares Horizon rebreather by continuing your training beyond the no-decompression limit. Are you looking to dive deeper or longer? Take the next step in your technical diving journey and become a closed-circuit rebreather diver with SSI’s CCR Diving or CCR Extended Range Trimix rebreather diving courses.

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Training Prerequisites

SSI Entry-Level Programs – Open Water Diver, Freediver, or Mermaid require students to complete a water fitness evaluation prior to open water training. The goal of this evaluation is to determine a comfort level baseline consisting of:

Swim Assessment

Survival Float

Technical Requirements

To start training, students must create a MySSI profile. This can either be done via the SSI website at or by installing the MySSI App.

Simply download the app for either iOS or Android, set up the user profile, and access the world of diving in minutes! The MySSI App safely stores everything in one place, online or offline – training materials, logbook, and certification cards. This includes Recreational Scuba, Extended Range, Freediving and Mermaid.

Training Center Selection & Affiliation

Every student must select an SSI Training Center as their “Training Partner” during the course registration process. Affiliation ensures personalized service and a high-quality training experience.

Students can also change affiliation or choose to affiliate with multiple Training Centers in their user profile. When affiliating with a Training Center online or via the MySSI App, a Privacy Policy Agreement will be processed to comply with GDPR regulations.

Medical & Administrative Requirements

Each student or candidate must complete the required SSI Training Record Forms prior to participating in any SSI training program. The forms for minors must be reviewed and signed by a parent or guardian.

Responsible Diver Code

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Diver Medical Statement & Questionnaire or Physician’s Approval to Dive (where required)

Training Assumption of Risk, Liability Release, & Liability Release, & Hold Harmless Agreement (where required / not applicable within the European Union)

Program-specific Completion Record (done by the Instructor prior to certification)

Training Course Costs

Training consists of various components which are either charged singly or as a package depending on the selected Training Center. The components are:

Training Materials / Digital Kit

Tuition for Academics and In-Water Training

Open Water Training Dives


Featured destinations that are ideal for technical diving

SSI’s Extended Range allows you to go beyond the limits of recreational diving. This extensive compilation of globally recognized tec diving programs will equip you to go decompression diving, explore more challenging environments, and use new equipment configurations.

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Diving in Portugal not only offers vacationers a unique mix of underwater conditions and landscapes but will keep you busy above the water as well.

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A Cape Verde diving adventure awaits just a few hours by flight from Europe.

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An island nation located off the southwest coast of India in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is made up of 26 different ring-shaped reefs called, atolls.

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The Arab Republic of Egypt is a country that sits in the Northeast corner of Africa on the Mediterranean Sea to its north and the Red Sea to its east.

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Located just eight degrees from the equator, in the Java Sea, Bali is set between Islands of Lombok and Java in Indonesia.

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The best diving in the Azores is from late spring through the summer months of April to October when the ocean is warmer, and marine life is at its peak.

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Socorro Islands

Expect deep blue water and strong currents as well as abundant marine life around the Socorro Islands.

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In Tenerife underwater, you will find a great diversity of flora and fauna, breath-taking rock structures, lava caves, and fantastic shipwrecks.

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