- 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
- 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.