Non-Diving Courses

CONTINUE YOUR DIVING THEORY EDUCATION
Build it Powerful
Customize your dive adventure
Upgrade your training experience by taking more Specialty Programs! These are a perfect way to explore new dive sites and use your skills. With the following diving theory lessons you can enrich your knowledge such as with Science of Diving or the SSI Marine Ecology course, when unfortunately you do not have the possibility to go diving.

You can start by studying the academics anytime, anywhere at your own convenience. Available online, you can earn your Specialty certification by studying the diving theory from home and get ready for your next diving holiday in Gozo, Malta.

SSI Science of Diving

Science of Diving
(€80)

  • Good divers are always learning more

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

By taking the SSI Science of Diving specialty and you will develop a complete understanding of the underwater world and its effects on the human body. This specialty is a required training for most SSI Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs, and is an essential way to expand your dive knowledge.

SSI Equipment Techniques Course

Equipment Techniques
(€80)

  • Learn more about your dive gear

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

Learn in-depth information about the components of your Total Diving System and develop a thorough understanding of your diving equipment. You will also practice basic preventative dive equipment maintenance to ensure you get maximum performance and longevity from your Total Diving System.

SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Course

Enriched Air Nitrox
(€80)

  • Extend your bottom time

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: none

As a Nitrox diver, you can increase your bottom times and safety margins, plus shorten your surface intervals – so you can spend more time diving and less time waiting! In this program, you will learn new skills and increase your diving knowledge whilst learning how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen.

SSI Computer Diving

Compuer Diving
(€80)

  • Expand your knowledge

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10
Prerequisites: Referral Diver
Dives: none

SSI designed the Computer Diving program to help certified divers become familiar with the features and benefits of using a dive computer. By understanding and knowing how to use all the functions of a dive computer, you will not only increase your dive safety but also make planning and executing your dive easier.
This program explores the functions and capabilities of different dive computers and explains how to use these functions before, during, and after your dive.

SSI Marine Invertebrate Ecology

Marine Invertebrate Ecology
(€80)

  • Expand your knowledge

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

Dive into the wonders of marine invertebrates with our new SSI ecology specialty. This captivating series covers topics like invertebrate evolution and the ecology of simple and complex invertebrates like nematodes, sponges, jellyfish, sea stars, nudibranchs, and squids. You will explore the connections between humans and marine invertebrates and their impact on coral reefs.

SSI Fish Identification

Fish Identification
(€80)

  • Get your knowledge to the next level

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

The world’s oceans are home to thousands of fish species, and you will encounter plenty of these fascinating creatures on your dives! In this course, you will be taught all the skills and concepts you need to identify common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific and Red Sea reef fish.

SSI Shark Ecology Course

Shark Ecology
(€80)

  • Expand your comfort zone

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

Many people fear sharks, but these awe-inspiring fish are vital for healthy oceans and are truly amazing to dive with! Join the SSI Shark Ecology specialty program to learn all about sharks and how to dive safely with them.

SSI Coral Identification Course

Coral Identification
(€80)

  • Get your knowledge to the next level

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

Coral reefs are vital for healthy oceans, and they are stunning to dive – especially when you know more about these fascinating ecosystems. The SSI Coral Identification program provides all that you need to identify common families of coral species.

SSI Marine Ecology Course

Marine Ecology
(€80)

  • Get your knowledge to the next level

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: none

Do you want to learn more about the incredible environments you are diving in? You learn about the exciting science of Marine Ecology and become an underwater naturalist in no time.

SSI Sea Turtle Ecology

Sea Turtle Ecology
(€80)

  • Expand your knowledge

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

Sea turtles are some of the most wonderful animals to dive with. You will want to dive with them even more after completing the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty program! This specialty program teaches you about the fascinating history of sea turtles, their role in marine ecosystems and threats to their survival.

SSI Marine Mammal Ecology

Marine Mammal Ecology
(€80)

  • Get your knowledge to the next level

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: none
Dives: none

Dive into the world of whales, dolphins, and seals to explore this amazingly diverse group of marine animals. In this program, you will learn what makes marine mammals distinct from land mammals, discover where they live, explore their physiology, and how to identify various species. You will also learn about marine mammal conservation – a great way to help save the ocean.

SSI Manta & Ray Ecology

Manta & Ray Ecology
(€80)

  • Get your knowledge to the next level

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 6
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: none

Join the SSI Manta and Ray Ecology specialty program and you will learn how to dive with rays and recognize different ray species. You will be taught how rays contribute to healthy ocean ecosystems and why these precious animals need our protection.

we are ssi

Free SSI online Training

SSI MySSI app
SSI Free online Training
Basic Diver Gozo

You don’t want to spend too much time studying on your holiday, but instead use the time to do more dives?
You can download the material directly to your MySSI app on your smart device for unlimited access, even without an internet connection.

All courses are available in several languages! E-learning is available for all our advertised SSI courses, beginner, advanced, specialties, and technical diving!

Sign up now for FREE ACCESS to Try Freediving, Snorkeling, and Try Scuba digital student materials.

en_USEN