Are you ready to take your scuba diving to a new level? Check out our SSI advance diver training. All courses are taught in a small group setting with a maximum of 2 students per 1 instructor. Want to learn to take great photos or shoot amazing video with us? Then check out our courses. Some specialties may be combined as a package. Contact us if would like additional information on diver specialties not listed on this page. Come and experience some great diving with us on our beautiful island of Koh Tao.


Advance Open Water

The SSI Advanced Adventurer course is a 5 dive course that expands on the diving knowledge and experience you gained on your Open Water course. Each dive is a sample of different diving specialties such as night diving, deep diving, wreck diving, naturalist diver, navigation, peak performance buoyancy and underwater photography. Each Advance course is tailor made for the student. We can help you pick the dives best suited to your needs. What you would like to experience as a diver both now and in the future? This course certifies divers to a maximum depth of 30 meters.

Prerequisite: Open water certified, medically fit to dive - Minimum age: 15 years (12-14 years Jr Advance Open Water) - Course duration: 2-3 days - Price: 15,000B


Nitrox/Enriched Air Specialty

On this course divers learn to safely plan and execute dives on enriched air, allowing longer bottom times. Instruction on dive computers and dive tables is included in the theory session. Dives are optional with this course allowing students to choose to complete the theory with or without the dives.

Prerequisite: Open water certified, medically fit to dive - Minimum age: 12 years - Course duration: 1-2 days - Price:  6,000B (only theory) - 10,000B including 2 dives 


Deep Diver Specialty

The Deep Diver specialty takes your diving to new depths and new limits. The course includes 4 dives and the academics focus on safe dive planning and execution, decompression theory, and a strong emphasis on diver safety. Divers learn how to plan and execute dives deeper than 18 meters and to a maximum of 40 metres.

Prerequisite: Open water certified, medically fit to dive - Minimum age: 15 years - Course duration: 2-3 days - Price:  11,500B 


Wreck Specialty

The Wreck Diver course teaches divers the importance of safety while diving around the outside of sunken wrecks. The course includes 2 dives. Divers will learn how to identify key parts of the wrecks, potential hazards, and examine the value of these incredible artificial reefs.

Prerequisite: Open water certified, medically fit to dive - Minimum age: 15 years - Course duration: 1-2 days - Price:  6,500B


Stress and Rescue

Stress and Rescue students learn how to identify stress and the skills needed to take action in order to alleviate it. Course structure focuses on both diving and non-diving situations and how to safely plan and execute a rescue. The course has a minimum of 1 confined training session and 4 dives.

Prerequisite: Open water certified, medically fit to dive, current CPR and First Aid - Price for CPR/first aid training: 3,500B - Minimum age: 15 years - 

Course duration: 3-4 days - Price:  15,000B


Shark Diver Specialty

Learn about the importance of sharks to our entire ecosystem and the threats that they currently face. Understand the impact that humans are having on the survival of these amazing creatures. Divers learn how to behave around sharks and identify key conditions for places where sharks may reside. Includes 2 dives.

Prerequisite: Open water certified, medically fit to dive (non-divers can participate without the dives) - Course duration: 1-2 days - Price:  6,500B 


Buoyancy Specialty

This course focuses on the importance of good buoyancy control. Divers learn how to better protect the reefs and improve air consumption by practicing good buoyancy techniques. The course includes 2 dives.

Prerequisite: Open water certified, medically fit to dive - Minimum age 12 years - Course duration: 1-2 days - Price:  6,500B

 


Some specialties may be combined as a package. SSI gives you the freedom to choose your own diving path. For example, you can combine the Deep Specialty with the Wreck Specialty and complete it over 4 dives. Contact us if you would like more information on combining your specialties or if you would like  additional information on diver specialties not listed on this page.

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