SSI Advanced Open Water Diver!


The SSI Advanced Open Water Diver Program 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.

Course Standards and Procedures:

The certification you earn by completing your scuba training meets and exceeds globally recognized standards for safety and quality.

These standards are established by the International Standards Organization (ISO), the Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC), and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Your SSI Dive Center is part of an international SSI Family dedicated to the highest standards of safety and education. This family includes SSI Dive Professionals, SSI Dive Centers and Resorts, and divers like yourself.

SSI has been an industry leader since its founding in 1970, and is constantly improving training materials and techniques to improve your personal safety and experience.

You can visit any SSI Dive Center around the world and be confident that you will receive a high-quality diving education experience, focused on building and enhancing your comfort and confidence.

Program Details:

  • 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

Each course must be completed within 6 months of the start date. After this period it must be paid and started all over again.


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