Extended Range – Go Beyond

SSI’s Extended Range programs provide avid divers with the training they need to experience the excitement of tec diving. Explore caves, enjoy extended bottom times, and experience the thrill of diving deep reefs and wrecks. Go deeper and further with SSI’s Extended Range programs like Extended Range Trimix, Semi-Closed Rebreather Diving, Extended Range Cavern Diving, Closed-Circuit Rebreather Diving, and more. The SSI Extended Range specialties are apex programs that give you the highest level of diving skill and knowledge. Once you have completed your training, you will be the best of the best. SSI offers the most comprehensive range of tec diving programs in the industry, including professional tec diving programs. Go farther, deeper, and beyond your limits with SSI Extended Range.

Open-Circuit Programs

The range of open-circuit programs allows you to become a confident technical diver at a pace that works for you. Get certified to dive beyond recreational limits to 45 meters with the Extended Range Trimix specialty. Do you want to go deeper? Get certified to dive up to a maximum depth of 60 meters as an SSI Technical Extended Range Trimix diver or dive to 100 meters in the SSI Hypoxic Trimix program.

Extended Range Foundations

The SSI Extended Range Foundations program is one of the most popular advanced diving specialties under the SSI Extended Range umbrella. It provides you with a workshop environment to improve your diving skills to a high level.

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Extended Range Nitrox Diving

Do you enjoy diving with nitrox? Are you ready to take your enriched air diving deeper? The SSI Extended Range Nitrox program will certify you to dive to a depth of 40 meters / 130 feet with limited decompression while using nitrox. Start online today!

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Utilizing either an XR Sidemount or Twinset Total Diving System this program prepares you to plan and conduct decompression dives to a depth of 45 meters / 145 feet.

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Descend deeper and further into the world of shipwrecks! Whether you dream of finding buried treasure on an ancient Spanish galleon or exploring WWII relics in Truk Lagoon, becoming an Extended Range wreck diver is the start of a fantastic adventure.

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Extended Range Sidemount Diving

Get ready for better streamlining with SSI’s Extended Range Sidemount program. This course will teach you the proper sidemount setup and techniques required to use a sidemount configuration efficiently and effectively with multiple stage cylinders.

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Extended Range Cavern Diving

Do you dream of diving the crystal-clear waters of a Mexican cenote or exploring caverns in the Mediterranean? Become an SSI Cavern Diver and discover the thrill of leaving direct access to the surface behind! Start online today!

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Technical Extended Range

SSI’s Technical Extended Range diving program will train you to independently plan and conduct mixed gas diving to a maximum depth of 60 meters / 200 feet. Dive beyond the no decompression limit with this highly technical, exciting certification.

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Hypoxic Trimix (100m)

Push your tec diving skills to the limit with SSI’s Hypoxic Trimix program. Utilize all the knowledge and experience you have gained from previous advanced training to take you on the ultimate decompression dive. Start trimix diving today!

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Want to experience amazing wreck dives? Increase your technical dive skills to conduct wreck penetration dives to 80 meters and join the world’s elite deep decompression divers. Become an SSI Technical Wreck Diver today!

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Cave Diving

Go further than you ever before and experience the thrill of underwater cave diving. Learn to explore caves on a single dive line using basic navigation with the SSI Cave Diving certification. Join the exciting world of tec diving today!

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Full Cave Diving

Want to conduct complex underwater navigation as you explore deeper, longer underwater caves? SSI Full Cave Diving will teach you how to safely explore some of the deepest caves in the world. Start training for advanced cave dives today!

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SCR Diving

Dive into the world of SCR rebreathers with this entry-level semi-closed rebreather certification. Learn how to independently plan and conduct no-decompression dives to a maximum depth of 30 meters / 100 feet using the Mares Horizon rebreather.

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CCR Diving

Discover underwater silence with the SSI CCR Diving program. Learn to perform no-decompression diving to a maximum depth of 30 meters / 100 feet using the SF2, JJ, Poseidon, AP, or rEvo rebreather. Start diving on CCR rebreathers today!

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CCR Extended Range

Take your dive planning to the next level with CCR rebreathers. Earn your SSI CCR Extended Range certification and sharpen your skills to conduct decompression dives using a rEvo, JJ, AP, Poseidon, or SF2 rebreather unit. Get started online today!

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CCR Technical Extended Range

Ready to push the dive tables to the limit? CCR Technical Extended Range divers conduct unlimited decompression dives to a maximum depth of 60 meters using a CCR rebreather. This course is one of the most exciting SSI certification programs available.

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CCR Hypoxic Trimix

The SSI CCR Hypoxic Trimix program is the pinnacle of XR rebreather diving. It expands your safety check and provides the knowledge required to conduct unlimited decompression dives to a maximum depth of 100 meters using a closed-circuit rebreather.

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Try SCR (HORIZON)

Leave your heavy scuba tank behind and experience the peace that scuba rebreathers bring. In this introductory SCR course, you will use a Mares Horizon semi-closed rebreather unit and see what rebreather diving is all about.

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SCR Extended Range (HORIZON)

Advance your SCR training with this Extended Range program. Maximize your semi-closed rebreather dive planning as you go deeper, sharpen your SCR rebreather skills, and strengthen teamwork. Use the Mares Horizon SCR unit for this ultimate adventure!

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Become an Extended Range Trimix Instructor

Join the fastest growing training agency by becoming an SSI Extended Range Trimix Instructor. There are no limits to your tec diving instructor goals with our broad range of tec diving programs. Take your dive career to the next level and become an ambassador for this exciting sport. Tec diving is a growing market, and it can only get better with you! The SSI Extended Range Trimix Instructor program is just the beginning of a wide range of tec diving instructor ratings. This essential core program provides the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to conduct the SSI Extended Range Trimix program. Introduce your students to the incredible world of tec diving. Start today!

Technical Diving Featured Destinations

Proper skills and experience are your tickets to dive the world’s best dive sites. MyDiveGuide connects divers to the world’s largest dive site database with more than 10,000+ named dive sites, including wildlife maps. Here are some of the world’s top dive sites for technical Divers. Go explore, seek thrilling underwater experiences, and create amazing lifetime memories!

Diving in Scotland

in the summer months, you can can expect to see sharks in Scotland

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Diving in Mexico

Diving in Mexico is a breathtaking, world-class experience. This country offers many adventures and a landscape full of natural wonders.

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Diving in Florida

The Sunshine State Florida offers many great and divers dive sites from the tropical Florida Keys to deep shipwrecks and crystal clear freshwater springs.

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Diving in Italy

Italy is a peninsula in southern Europe, famously shaped like a boot that is surrounded by three parts of Mediterranean - offering various dive sites.

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Diving in the Philippines

The Philippines is an archipelago composed of over 7,000 islands in three main regions: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

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Diving in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a warm and tropical climate and is home to an amazing range of land animals and marine life which makes up to a great dive destination.

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Diving in the Federated States of Micronesia

Divers and Snorkelers from all around the world come every year to visit these picturesque islands, Micronesia.

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The last wild frontier, Canada, has a well-kept secret: the spectacular diving that can be done here.

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Diving in Egypt

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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