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Deep Diving

SSI Specialty Courses

Many of the more exciting and intriguing dive sites in the world are located in deeper waters.To fully explore these sites, you will need to right knowledge and skills to plan and execute deep dives safely. Without proper training, this kind of diving can put you at risk. The SSI Deep Diving specialty will prepare you for diving below 18 metres by exploring the potential risks, hazards and how to deal with them.

Open Water Diver Course

Deep Diving Specialty Essentials



  • All Course Materials
  • 1 Theory Session
  • Optional Pool Session
  • 3 Open Water Scuba Dives
  • Instructor Fees
  • Certification Fees

Course Content

  • Your Total Diving System Assembly, Check, and Adjustment
  • Planning your Deep Dive
  • Your Deep Dive
    • Weighting (optional)
    • Controlled Descent on/without a Line
    • Adjustment
    • Buoyancy Control
    • Navigation (Optional)
    • Ascent
    • SMB Deployment
    • Safety Stop
  • Potential Hazards
  • Repetitive Deep Diving

What's Next?

The fun doesn’t need to stop there! With just a little more training, you can go even further – imagine diving in underwater shipwrecks, with sharks, or becoming an underwater photographer! It's your chance to move to the next level in your diving adventures.

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