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Speciality Courses

There are multiple PADI speciality courses you can choose from to help you become a master scuba diver.

PERFECT BUOYANCY £209

FACTS

Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Academic Sessions: Online Learning

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1+

Open Water Dives: Optional

Maximum Training Depth: Optional

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

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

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DEEP DIVER £249

FACTS

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

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

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 18 meters, 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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PHOTO & VIDEO £209

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Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Academic Sessions: Online learning

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1+

Open Water Dives: Optional

Maximum Training Depth: Varies

Suggested Duration: Varies

This program teaches you the skills needed to dive with an underwater camera, and provides the in-depth knowledge and experience required to properly use, maintain and store your equipment. Our goal is help you capture your amazing underwater experiences. You will earn the SSI Photo & Video Specialty certification.

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NAVIGATION £209

FACTS

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

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

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.

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SEARCH & RECOVERY £209

FACTS

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

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

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.

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NIGHT DIVING AND LIMITED VISIBILITY £249

FACTS

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

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

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.

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BOAT DIVING £209

FACTS

Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Academic Sessions: Online learning

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional

Open Water Dives: 2

Maximum Training Depth: Depends on diver's age

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

The ocean is filled with dive sites, but many of them cannot be reached from shore. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely dive from a boat, allowing you to get the most from your underwater opportunities. You will earn the SSI Boat Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

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WAVES, TIDES & CURRENTS £209

FACTS

Minimum Age: 12

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Academic Sessions: 1

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 Optional

Open Water Dives: 2

Maximum Training Depth: Varies with age

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

Water motion can have a tremendous effect on your diving experience This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to conduct dives from shore, in currents, and in different types of waves. Students completing this program earn the SSI Waves, Tides and Currents Specialty certification after completing this program.

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WRECK DIVING £249

FACTS

Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Academic Sessions: Online training

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 Optional

Open Water Dives: 2

Maximum Training Depth: Varies with age

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

Many of the ocean's best dive sites have artificial reefs, or wrecks that have sunk through the ages. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely scuba dive above and around these underwater treasures. You will earn the SSI Wreck Diving certification after completing this program.

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DRY SUIT DIVING £209

FACTS

Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Academic Sessions: 6

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 mandatory before Open Water Dive

Open Water Dives: 2

Maximum Training Depth: 30 meters / 100 feet (12-14 year-old: 18 meters



This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using a dry suit. You will learn the special requirements for dry suit diving, how to use your new equipment, the benefits of a dry suit, and how to deal with emergency situations that are unique to dry suit diving. You will earn the SSI Dry Suit Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

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EQUIPMENT TECHNIQUES £149

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Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Referral Diver if in-water training is included

Academic Sessions: Online learning

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional

Open Water Dives: Optional

Maximum Training Depth: Optional

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

Specialized Equipment: Knowledge Program

The SSI Equipment Techniques teaches you how to choose, maintain and store your Total Diving System. This ensures performance and increases the longevity of your equipment. You will earn the SSI Equipment Techniques Specialty certification.

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SCIENCE OF DIVING £249

FACTS

Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver if in-water training is included

Academic Sessions: Online learning

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional

Open Water Dives: Optional

Maximum Training Depth: Optional

Suggested Duration: 12 - 20 hours

Specialized Equipment: Knowledge Program

This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. It is required training for most SSI Dive Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs. You will earn the SSI Science of Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

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ENRICHED AIR NITROX £209

FACTS

Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver if in-water training is included

Academic Sessions: Online learning

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional

Open Water Dives: Optional

Maximum Training Depth: Optional

Suggested Duration: 6 - 10 hours

Specialized Equipment: Knowledge Program

The SSI Enriched Air Nitrox program will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen. Diving with enriched air can increase your no-decompression limits, increase your safety, and reduce the required length of your surface intervals when compared to air. You will earn the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox 32% or 40% certification after completing this program.

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DIVE GUIDE £549

FACTS

Minimum Age: 15 / 18 if active status

Certification Prerequisites: Advanced Adventurer, Diver Stress & Rescue certification, 40 logged Dives, certification or equivalent experience: Navigation, Night & Limited Visibility, Deep Diving.

Academic Sessions: Varies

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Varies

Open Water Dives: 10 or at least 50 total

Maximum Training Depth: 40 meters / 130 feet

Suggested Duration: 35 - 45 hours

This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program. Professional Dive Guides can work for SSI Dive Centres, guiding dives in a variety of environments and conditions. You will earn the SSI Dive Guide certification after completing this program.

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CHAMBER AWARENESS £65

FACTS

Minimum Age: 16

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver if in-water training is included

Academic Sessions: Onsite learning

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional

Open Water Dives: Optional

Maximum Training Depth: Optional

Suggested Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Specialized Equipment: Knowledge Program

This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of decompression theory, Dry diving is also designed to familiarise divers to the hyperbaric facilities available, the procedures, knowledge, problems and hazards associated with a recompression chamber.

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OXYGEN PROVIDER £109

FACTS

Minimum Age: 10

Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver if in-water training is included

Academic Sessions: Workbook

Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Optional

Open Water Dives: Optional

Maximum Training Depth: Optional

Suggested Duration: 4 - 6 hours

Specialised Equipment: Knowledge Program

This program provides an Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you’re ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognise scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.

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SPECIALTY BUNDLE

FACTS

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

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.

By completing Speciality Courses and Dives you earn the SSI Recognition Levels and can become a Master Diver. Why not ask us for more details on the Master Diver Programme at in the shop?

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