Extended Range Wreck Diving

Descend into the world of wreck diving. 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.

Your Extended Range Wreck Diving certification will allow you to conduct wreck penetration dives up to 40 meters deep. Get started today!

Facts and Training Standards

The SSI Extended Range Wreck Diving certification provides all you need to plan and conduct wreck penetration dives within the light zone to depths shallower than 40 meters. Learn to use specialized wreck diving equipment, gas management concepts and buddy team skills to safely conduct wreck penetration dives.

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Minimum Age for Participation 16
Available as Junior Program No
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Certification Prerequisites Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Academic Sessions 7
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions 1
Amount of Open Water Dives 4
Maximum Training Depth 40m / 130ft
Suggested Duration of the Training Program 12 h

Become a Certified Extended Range Wreck diver with SSI


Go Wreck Penetration Diving

Established in 1970 by passionate divers, SSI is the name to trust in the diving industry. For over 50 years now, we have provided the ultimate training experience for millions of people to become certified scuba divers, freedivers, technical divers, lifeguards, mermaids and more.

Today, SSI represents more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in over 130 countries, with over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day. We completely embody the industry by being a founding member of the Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC) and hold internationally acclaimed ISO certifications.

We play an active role in setting industry minimum training standards and are committed to ensuring you get the best wreck diving training possible. Our diving training materials include exciting, cutting edge manuals with review sessions, an online logbook and more.

Personalized training, combined with in-water practice sessions, ensures you have all you need to reach your full potential as an SSI wreck diver. There is a course for nearly every diving passion you might have, and our digital training materials are available online, in more than 30 languages.

SSI’s globally recognized certifications are the best way to continue your lifelong diving adventures. Get started today!