Deep Diving

Are you ready to become a deep diver and explore deeper wrecks, coral-encrusted walls, reefs and more? Many exciting dive sites lie in deep waters and the SSI Deep Diving Specialty will teach you how to get there – safely and with confidence.

You will learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep and earn your SSI Deep Diving Specialty certification.

Facts and Training Standards

The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will teach you all you need to dive to depths between 18 and 40 meters, through a mixture of academic sessions and open water dives.

You will learn to plan and safely complete your deep diving adventures and use computers and gas consumption calculations to get the most from your deep dives.

Upon completion, you will earn your SSI Deep Diving Specialty certification and be able to explore beautiful deep dive sites wherever you choose. This SSI Specialty is also a prerequisite for some advanced training, making it the next logical step to take in your dive education.

Minimum Age for Participation 15
Amount of Academic Sessions 5
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Open Water Dives 3
Maximum Training Depth 40m / 130ft

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Continue your Training and earn free Recognition

Upgrade your training experience by taking more Specialty Programs. These are a perfect match to your current training! When you complete a certain number of Specialty Programs paired with Logged Dives, you will also automatically earn the SSI Recognition Ratings – SSI Specialty Diver, SSI Advanced Open Water Diver and SSI Master Diver.

Continue your SSI Specialty training right away and earn recognition as you become a safer and more comfortable diver!

Learn how to dive with SSI

Scuba Schools International (SSI) is the largest professional business-based training agency in the world. Established in 1970, today we represent more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in over 130 countries, with more than 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day.

For over 50 years, we have provided the ultimate training experience for millions of certified divers in every training category. We hold the internationally acclaimed ISO certification and play an active role in setting industry minimum training standards.

SSI is the only training agency in the world offering the unique MyDiveGuide online database, containing thousands of dive sites and wildlife encounters linked to worldwide training centers and resorts.

With SSI advanced training programs, you can find your next adventure and continue your dive education with ease. Our learning materials are available online and in more than 30 languages, so get started today.