Specialty / Advanced SCUBA Courses
Continue your SCUBA education with SCUBA Schools International's wide range of Specialty Courses. Specialty courses include; Night Diving, Wreck Diving, Nitrox, Underwater Photography, Navigation, Deep Diving and Stress & Rescue to name just a few. Specialty courses provide additional training to better prepare yourself for exploration of the underwater world and the individual specialties allow you to customize your continuing SCUBA education.Taking a specific number of specialties and continuing your pursuit of dives allows you to earn higher levels of diver ratings. SSI’s ratings are the only ratings in the industry that combine training and experience requirements, proving that SSI ratings are truly earned. (Check below for our current schedule of specialty courses.)

 Specialty Classes

"Be prepared for those unexpected emergencies"
This program is about avoiding, recognizing and solving problems on the surface and underwater. The Stress & Rescue program will teach you how to recognize signs of stress in yourself and other divers, self rescue skills and  skills for helping a panicked diver. Current CPR / First Aid certification is required for this course before the Stress & Rescue Certification can be issued. Click the link below for the upcoming class schedule & more details. Please give us a call to get registered.
Nitrox is a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen, in fact you are breathing a mixture of nitrox right now. Enriched air nitrox (EANx) is an air mixture that contains greater than 21% oxygen. Diving with EANx allows divers to have more time underwater without the need for decompression. The course will teach you the rules and limitations of diving with EANx. There is no set schedule for this course. Sign up, complete your online course materials and schedule a time with an instructor to go over your materials and complete your test. 

Specialty Ratings / Advanced Diver Ratings

SSI's Specialty Diver rating is any two specialty courses and at least 12 open water dives. Choose the specialty courses that interest you.
SSI’s Advanced Diver rating stands alone in the industry with the highest combination of diving knowledge and experience. No other agency’s advanced diver level compares. To earn the certification for Advanced Open Water Diver, you must complete 4 specialty courses and have completed at least 24 open water dives. Choose the specialties that interest you.
SSI’s Master Diver rating is one of the most elite ratings in diving today. Divers that have completed this level have combined the knowledge, skills and experience to truly call themselves Master Divers. To earn the certification for Master Diver, you must complete 4 specialty courses, Diver Stress & Rescue and have completed a total of 50 dives.