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 shipwrecks in Truk Lagoon, becoming an Extended Range wreck diver is the start of a fantastic adventure. Learn to use dive gear specifically made to take you further into wrecks than you ever have before.

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 gear, gas management concepts, and buddy team skills to safely conduct wreck penetration dives. As an Extended Range Wreck Diver, you will be able to go further into shipwrecks than ever before, opening up a whole new world of exciting exploration.

Start your Extended Range Wreck Diver training now!

Minimum Age for Participation 16
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
Progam is available for those configurations Twin, Sidemount, SCR, CCR

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Continue your Extended Range Training

SSI Extended Range offers specific training materials with exciting, cutting-edge manuals developed by industry professionals with decades of technical diving experience. Continue your technical diving training with one of SSI’s many Extended Range specialties. As with all SSI programs, XR is designed to fit your schedule. Training is flexible to match your goals and objectives.

Ready to join explore some of the world’s deepest shipwrecks? Become an SSI Extended Range Technical Wreck Diver and dive some of the most challenging environments in the aquatic world. The SSI Technical Wreck Diver program teaches all you need to conduct wreck penetration dives to a maximum depth of 80 meters. Love exploring overhead environments? Become an Extended Range Cave Diver and take your overhead skills into new locations. Carry your equipment into these overhead environments in a new way with the Extended Range Sidemount certification.

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.

Learn how to extend your dive times by joining the growing community of Mares Horizon semi-closed rebreather divers. With both no-decompression and decompression programs available on this light-weight, simple unit, you will never look back to blowing bubbles again.

Explore the silent world with the SSI closed-circuit rebreather programs. With a continuum of training programs available from 30 to 100 meters / 100 - 330 feet on either the rEvo, JJ, SF2, AP Inspiration or the Poseidon CCR units, you can find the perfect pathway that suits your diving needs. You will learn and master new skills designed to enhance your safety and enjoyment using this new equipment design.

Academically you can advance your knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures and theories specific to diving safely in an overhead environment. Explorers will love the SSI overhead program options of either diving in a wreck, cave or mine. You will adapt your existing equipment or be introduced to new equipment concepts and the technically oriented dive configuration to make exploration of the overhead environment safe and rewarding.

SSI has invested in the development of specific technical diving training materials with exciting, cutting edge manuals that include review sessions, a specific XR logbook, and wetnotes. All XR programs and training materials were developed by industry professionals with decades of XR and technical diving experience. As with all SSI programs, XR works to fit your schedule. Training is flexible to match your goals and objectives.