SSI CERTIFICATION

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TRY SCUBA (POOL) / TRY SCUBA DIVING (OPEN WATER)

DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING PROGRAM  2 DIVES $135 USD

The SSI Try Scuba or Try Scuba Diving program is your introduction to the underwater world. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience diving in either a confined water or open water setting without committing to a longer certification program. You will earn the SSI Try Scuba or SSI Try Scuba Diving recognition rating.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Try Scuba Diving
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: 5 meters / 15 feet / 12 meters / 40 feet
Suggested Duration: Variable

SCUBA DIVER 340 USD

This program is for students who do not have the time to complete the Open Water Diver program and provides them with the training and experience required to dive in open water environments under the supervision of a dive professional. You will earn the SSI Scuba Diver certification, which can be upgraded to the SSI Open Water Diver certification with additional training.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Online Program
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 3
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: 12 meters / 40 feet

OPEN WATER DIVER 450 USD

This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the SSI Open Water Diver certification.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Online Program
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 6
Open Water Dives: 4
Maximum Training Depth: 18 meters / 60 feet (age 15+)

ADVANCED ADVENTURER  420 USD

This program allows you to experience five different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty. If you are unsure of your next step, this is the perfect way to advance your dive skills, acquire more experience and identify which Specialty programs interest you. You will earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification after completing this program.

Minimum Age: 10; 12 if Deep Diving dive is included
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Note: Max depth is 30m /98 ft if Deep Diving dive is included.

Academic Sessions: Online learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Not more than 5
Open Water Dives: Not more than 5
Maximum Training Depth: Variable

PERFECT BUOYANCY

Do you want to increase your buoyancy control, minimize your breathing air consumption and move effortlessly above the ocean floor? The SSI Perfect Buoyancy program teaches you the skills and techniques needed to maximize your dive experience, increase your comfort in the water and get the most from your equipment. You will earn earn the SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty certification.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: Online Learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 or more
Open Water Dives: Variable
Maximum Training Depth: Variable

DEEP DIVING

Many exciting dive sites are located in deeper water. Without proper training, this kind of diving puts you at risk. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will give you the ability to safely and comfortably plan and conduct dives beyond 60 ft/18 mt and is a prerequisite for some advanced training. You will earn the SSI Deep Diving Specialty certification. after completing this program

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Minimum Age: 15
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: 1
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional
Open Water Dives: 3
Maximum Training Depth: 40 meters / 130 feet

NAVIGATION

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably navigate underwater during a dive. You will learn how to use a compass and natural navigation techniques, estimate distance, basic navigation patterns and how to leave and return to a designated point. You will earn the SSI Navigation Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: Online Learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: Varies with age

SEARCH AND RECOVERY

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. You will learn about search patterns, specialized dive plans, underwater communication and how to recover small to medium-sized objects using specialized equipment like lift bags. You will earn the SSI Search and Recovery Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum Age: 12
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: Online learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 mandatory before open water dive
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: Varies with age

NIGHT DIVING AND LIMITED VISIBILITY

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive at night or in limited visibility conditions. Some of the ocean’s most amazing creatures only come out at night, so your dive doesn’t have to end when the sun goes down. You will learn how to enter and exit the water, use specialized equipment and how to communicate and dive with a buddy at night or in limited visibility. You will earn the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: Online learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: Varies by age

SPECIALTY DIVER BUNDLE

SSI Specialty Diver is your first step toward becoming an SSI Master Diver and can begin as soon as you complete your Open Water Diver training. By completing any two SSI Specialty programs that interest you and logging 12 open water dives, you will automatically receive the SSI Specialty Diver recognition rating along with your SSI Specialty program certifications.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: Prerequisite for this program is the SSI Open Water Diver certification or its equivalent.
See individual program descriptions for further information.
Academic Sessions: Varies
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Varies
Open Water Dives: 12
Maximum Training Depth: Varies
Suggested Duration: Varies

ADVANCED OPEN WATER BUNDLE

SSI Advanced Open Water Diver is the next recognition rating on the path to becoming an SSI Master Diver and includes four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits. After completing the four SSI Specialty programs that interest you, as well as 24 logged dives, you will automatically receive the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver recognition rating along with your SSI Specialty program certifications.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: See individual prerequisites.
Academic Sessions: Varies
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Varies
Open Water Dives: 24
Maximum Training Depth: Varies
Suggested Duration: Varies

All the tours include:

2 dives, all diving gear, purified water, sodas, fruit and ham and cheese baguette.
One scuba instructor for every 4 divers.
All ours boats have: Radio uhf/vhf, first aid kit, oxygen tank, bathroom facility, insurance.

Meet Our Team

YADIRA
YADIRA
YADIRA has been a PADI Diving Instructor for more than 19 Years. She is an Oceanologist and loves her career and diving as well as taking care of either novice or experienced divers. She speaks English, Spanish and French. She is a Nitrox and Underwater Digital Photographer Instructor.
RODOLFO
RODOLFO
RODOLFO is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and SSI Instructor with more than 14 Years of experience working as Dive Instructor He really loves to teach and speaks fluent English and Spanish.
LORENZO
LORENZO
LORENZO “MI NIÑO” is one of the pioneers of Scuba Diving in Puerto Vallarta. He is the former owner of Silent World Divers and has been a PADI Dive Master since 1970. During his career He has logged over 20,000 dives.
His guidance is enriched with interesting dive stories that will add to your fun on any dive trip. He speaks fluent Spanish, English and French.

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