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SSI Open Water Diver Course

with FREE Mission Deep Blue Course

3 Day SSI Open Water Diver Certification Course

with FREE Environmental Awareness Specialty Course

The SSI Open Water Diver Certification Course is a performance-based course with FREE Digital online learning where you

learn to dive with a dedicated Instructor, simple, safe, and Fun.

The SSI Open Water Course is based on student performance and the student must learn all the required dive skills before certification, including 45+ dive skills including mask skills, out-of-air situations, 25+ hand signals, helping a buddy diver, mastering and using a dive computer to plan and execute dives, learn to turn around points, air monitoring, compass navigation, SMB use and the importance of the buddy system.

At the end of the Open water Course, students should be autonomous and know how to dive safely, plan dives, and dive without professional supervision with a buddy of the same certification level or higher.

With the FREE SSI Online Digital Learning the course on average is 3 to 4 days in duration but can take longer to fully grasp how to dive safely.

This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your lifelong adventure as a certified diver. 

The SSI O/W Diver Course is a Diver Certification Course to a Max 60ft/18m post-certification and you can dive with a Dive Buddy and without a Dedicated Dive Professional or supervision.

What is Included :

  • A Dedicated Instructor

  • FREE SSI O/W Digital learning option and Paperwork

  • Your Dive Equipment Rental

  • FREE Mares Dive Computer Rental 

  • 6 Shallow Water Skills Practice in the Caribbean Sea with your Instructor 

  • And 4 Dives to a Maximum of 60ft/18m at a dedicated Dive site with your Instructor

  • A Digital Certification Card

  • FREE Digital Log Book  

  • FREE Dive Insurance during the course with Dive Assure

  • Digital Training Materials including Video Streaming

  • Digital Air, EAN32, and EAN36 dive tables via SSI App

  • Interactive Review Questions, Personal Notes & Bookmarks

  • Online & Offline Access via DiveSSI App - Smart Phone and Tablet


What will I learn :


  • Check Out the SSI Open Water Course skills videos below.

  • During the course, you learn the basic safety guidelines and watch videos and read chapters from the O/W Digital Learning and complete Knowledge quizzes and then once here pass a Final Exam with your Instructor.

  • You'll learn how to plan dives and manage air consumption

  • Master basic skills and protocols with 6 confined water skill sessions

  • Complete a 100-meter/yard Swim and a Float test. 

  • Make 4 O/W Dives to a maximum of 60ft/18m under the direct supervision of an SSI Professional. 

  • Learn 45+ Basic skills and go over the scuba equipment you use.

  • And Learn to dive and gain certification to dive with a Buddy with NO Professional supervision.


To sign up for an SSI O/W Diver Course :

  • You must be 10 years old or older.

  • Answer "No" to all the RSTC Medical Forms or get clearance from a Doctor - see the Form below 

  • If Under 18 years old have paperwork co-signed by a parent or guardian.

  • Need at least 3 days available for training after all Digital Learning is complete.

Experience Required :

  • No prior experience with scuba diving is required for this Program.




The Open Water course is the most important course you'll take in diving,

it sets the foundation for your future diving and dive abilities and future additional training.



SSI Open Water Diver


with the

Digital Learning


 FREE On-line Theory Knowledge Included

FREE Dive Insurance

A Dedicated Instructor, Equipment rental  

6 Confined Skill sessions

Swim Test & Float

4 x Open Water Training Boat Dives 

SSI Digital Log Book

Life Long Digital Certification




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