Extended Range

You always wanted to stay down a little longer, go a little deeper or explore farther? XR diving opens up a variety of aquatic environments, increases your dive depths limits and extends your bottom times. The SSI Extended Range program is the core root program that all other open-circuit XR programs are built upon.

Datos y estándares de formación

The program is developed and intended for the use of trimix as the breathing gas to reduce inert gas narcosis and increase diver safety. An air option is available for those areas where helium is inaccessible. You learn the techniques and the procedures for using trimix breathing gases and nitrox mixtures of up to 100% oxygen for accelerated decompression.

Edad Mínima para Participar 18
Cantidad de Sesiones Académicas 5
Cantidad de Sesiones de Piscina/Aguas Confinadas 1
Cantidad de Inmersiones en Aguas Abiertas 6
Máxima Profundidad de Formación 45m / 145ft
Duración Sugerida del Programa de Formación 18 h
El programa está disponible con estas condiciones Twin, Sidemount

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Certification Options for Extended Range

This program is developed and intended for the use of trimix as the breathing gas to reduce inert gas narcosis and increase diver safety. An air certification option is available for those who live in areas where helium is inaccessible.

By completing the remaining academic training and two trimix open water dives you can credit your learning towards the Extended Range Trimix certification and upgrade at any time. Expand your tec diving knowledge with these great Extended Range programs today!

Start your tec diving journey with Extended Range

As an advanced diver, get ready to make all your tec diving dreams come true with SSI’s wide variety of Extended Range specialties. Learn proper safety procedures to decompression dive to 60 meters deep with the SSI Technical Extended Range diver program. Looking for more adventure? Advance your skills and increase your knowledge of tec equipment in the SSI Hypoxic Trimix program and dive to 100 meters. Want to take the equipment off your back and squeeze into smaller spaces for further exploration? Then take the Extended Range Sidemount program today!

Learn technical diving with SSI

SSI has developed specific training materials with exciting, cutting-edge manuals developed by industry professionals with decades of technical diving experience. As with all SSI programs, XR is designed to fit your schedule. Training is flexible to match your goals and objectives.

With the range of SSI XR Open Circuit programs providing training in either sidemount or twinset configurations, you can develop your skills up to a maximum depth of 100 meters / 330 feet. During your XR program your instructor will cover everything from supreme buoyancy, propulsion, equipment management, and effective decompression.

The SSI Extended Range Foundations course is an excellent place to start your technical diving training. Then, become an SSI Extended Range Diver and get certified to go decompression diving to 45 meters or go even deeper as an SSI Technical Extended Range diver. The SSI Hypoxic Trimix Diver program takes you the deepest, up to 100 meters. With our range of Open Circuit Diving certifications, you can make all your technical diving dreams come true. Get started online today!

Become a certified Extended Range Foundations Diver