Advanced Diving Courses

CONTINUE YOUR DIVING EDUCATION
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Customize your dive adventure

You are already certified and would like to learn some new skills. Do you have something particular in mind? Continue your adventures and get the skills and experience you need to dive into the world’s best dive sites by joining our Advanced Diving Courses!

When you complete a certain number of logged dives and Specialty programs, with SSI you will earn and automatically receive the recognition cards: Specialty Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, and Master Diver – one of the most elite ratings in diving today.
Are you interested in becoming a Rescue Diver? This speciality program teaches you the skills you need to protect yourself and other divers.

SSI Specialty Diver

Specialty Diver
(€250)

  • price varies on Specialties
  • Recognition for 2 Specialties & 12 dives

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: varies
Max. Training Depth: varies

SSI 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. This program includes 2 SSI Specialty programs from the once listed below.

SSI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Advanced Open Water
(€450)

  • price varies on Specialties
  • Recognition for 4 Specialties & 24 dives

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: varies
Max. Training Depth: varies

SSI Advanced Open Water Diver is the next rating on the path to becoming an SSI Master Diver. This program includes 4 SSI Specialty programs from the once listed below.

SSI Master Diver

Master Diver
(€540)

  • price varies on Specialties
  • Recognition for 4 Specialties, Rescue & 50 dives

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 15

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: varies
Max. Training Depth: varies

The Master diver course is composed of 4 SSI Specialty program Kits and the Rescue Diver course. This rating displays your competency and builds a solid base for more adventures to come. 

Diving Accident & Dive-Travel Insurance

The most comprehensive diving accident and dive-travel plans available worldwide. Entry Level students in both Scuba and Freediving are enrolled FREE OF CHARGE under the DiveAssure StartDive plan.

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SPECIALTY PROGRAMS

Our advanced diving courses are a menu of Specialities to prepare you for your next diving adventure! Whatever your passion is, we have an SSI Specialty for your needs, because you can choose from over 19 individual programs. Specialty Courses are a great way to improve your current skills and learn new ones. The most popular Advanced diver courses in Malta are definitely wreck diving, as we do have in the meantime 4 wreck dive sites in Gozo. As all of them lie at greater depths, you will need to hold a deep diver certification, or join our course!

SSI Advanced Adventurer

Advanced Adventurer
(€280)

  • Try an adventure dive from a variety of SSI Specialty programs

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 5
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

In the advanced diving course, you will be able to experience five different open-water dives from five SSI Specialty programs.

SSI Deep Diving course

Deep Diving
(€199)

  • To the Limits of recreational diving

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 15
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 3
Max. Training Depth: 40 m

This deep diver program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive beyond 18 and up to 40 meters!

SSI Wreck Diving Course

Wreck Diving
(€150)

  • Explore sunken history

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

In wreck diving, you learn everything to safely scuba dive around wrecks and artificial reefs.

SSI Wreck Diving Course

Dry Suit Diving
(€180)

  • Dry Suit rental included!

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 1+2
Max. Training Depth: 18/30 m

Learn how to dive with a dry suit and never fear cold water again.

SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Course

Enriched Air Nitrox
(€150)

  • Extend your bottom time

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 2
Max. Training Depth: varies

The Nitrox course teaches the use of oxygen enriched air mixtures
of 32% or 40% oxygen to extend your dive.

SSI Recreational Sidemount Diving Course

Recreational Sidemount Diving
(€390)

  • Improve your diver trim and streamlining

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 12
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 1+3
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

On this course you will learn how effortless it can be to have a better trim and balance with new gear.

SSI Decompression Diving

Decompression Diving
(€390)

  • Dive beyond the Limits

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: 24 Open Water Dives,
Deep & Nitrox40
Dives: 1+3
Max. Training Depth: 40 m

Learn how to extend your dive beyond the traditional no-decompression limits and understand and use more of your dive computer’s features!

SSI Wreck Advanced Diving Courses

Advanced Wreck Diving
(€300)

  • Get the full wreck experience

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 15
Prerequisites: 24 Open Water Dives

Dives: 4

Max. Training Depth: 30 m

The SSI Advanced Wreck Diver certification provides all you need to plan and conduct wreck penetration dives by using specialized wreck diving equipment and buddy team skills. Explore wrecks within the light zone to depths shallower than 30 meters.

SSI Independent Diving Course

Independent Diving
(€290)

  • Get your Solo-Diver cert

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 18
Prerequisites: 75 Open Water Dives
totaling 50 h or more, Deep, Navi, Night & Rescue
Dives: 1+3
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

The SSI Independent Diving program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely and comfortably dive without a designated dive buddy using redundant gas supplies.

SSI Cavern Diving

Cavern Diving
(€250)

  • Explore further

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 15
Prerequisites: 24 Open Water Dives
Dives: 1+2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

This program provides divers with the training necessary to independently plan and conduct limited penetration, no-decompression dives in natural environments, to a max. depth of 30 meters or linear distance of 40 meters, and using specialized overhead environment equipment and procedures, with an equally- or more-qualified buddy.

SSI Perfect Buoyancy Course

Perfect Buoyancy
(€140)

  • Take control of your enjoyment

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

As a good diver you know how to master your buoyancy. This course will challenge you to improve your diving position, increase your buoyancy control, and minimize your breathing rate.

SSI Night & Limited Visibility Course

Night & Limited Visibility
(€165)

  • Discover a hidden world

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

You will discover the Sea by night, explore the aquatic environment using a torch.
Excitement guaranteed!

SSI Search & Recovery

Search & Recovery
(€160)

  • Uncover hidden treasures

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 12
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 1+2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

This course provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives.

SSI Navigation Course

Navigation
(€140)

  • Find your way wherever you are

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

An important step to become a more autonomous diver is to learn to orientate yourself underwater and thus never to get lost again (not guaranteed…).

SSI Photo & Video Course

Photo & Video
(€180)

  • Take your memories with you

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 1+2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

In this underwater photography course you will get familiarized you with using an underwater camera to bring back memories from your dives.

SSI Waves, Tides & Currents

Waves, Tides & Currents
(€140)

  • Dive beyond the surf and surge

Course Details:

Minimum Age: 12
Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Dives: 2
Max. Training Depth: 30 m

You will learn how to understand the ocean a bit better to be able to judge when and where to dive at some of the world’s best sites, which are only accessible by boat.

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