Basic Freediving

Freediving is more than just an adventure. It’s a lifestyle choice and the most wonderful journey of your life. Become a certified freediver and you’ll discover the sense of freedom and tranquility that keeps freedivers returning to the water time and again. During this entry-level program, you will learn all you need to safely freedive with a buddy in a pool/confined waters up to a depth of 5 meters and earn your SSI Basic Freediving certification.


Discover the ultimate freedom that freediving brings, with the SSI Basic Freediving program. This is where your lifelong journey as a certified freediver starts. Online training is combined with in-water practice sessions in this program, to give you all the skills and knowledge you need to freedive safely with a buddy. Upon completion of the program, you’ll earn your SSI Basic Freediving certification.

Âge minimum pour participer 10
Available as Junior Program Oui
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Pré-requis à la certification Not applicable / mandatory
Nombre de séances théoriques 4
Nombre de séances Piscine/Milieu protégé 2
Nombre de plongées Milieu naturel Not applicable / mandatory
Profondeur maximum de formation Not applicable / mandatory
Durée suggérée pour la formation 06-08 h



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Start freediving with SSI

Scuba Schools International (SSI) began in 1970 and today we are the name to trust in the freediving industry. We represent more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in over 130 countries and have over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day. We want you to be a safe and confident freediver who can explore underwater environments with ease, and our training reflects that. With our uncompromising methodology, SSI freediving certification programs are always of the highest standard, helping you become the best freediver possible. We know many dive sites require different skills, knowledge, experience and equipment and we have a range of SSI freediving programs to meet those needs. There’s an SSI freediving course for nearly every dive environment and personal passion you might have. We work closely with our instructors, dive centers and resorts around the world, to ensure you get the best possible freediving experience wherever you choose to freedive.

Are you ready to start the adventure of a lifetime? Our freediving learning materials are available online and in more than 30 languages. Start your freediving journey with us today.