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All SSI Scuba Diving Courses and Diving Specialties

Our SSI scuba diving courses, lessons, and classes.

All our SSI scuba diving courses and lessons SSI means Scuba School International and is well known for being the world's largest, store based, training agency and affiliated with many dive centers around the world.

SSI scuba diving international recognition

Granted with international recognition, SSI provides high-quality scuba diving training, diving certification courses, educational resources, with its diving experts and dive instructors.

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Numerous dive centers and resorts affiliated to SSI, all over the world, are teaching SCUBA diving with multi-languages manuals and knowledge database that results in success to uncompromising standards and focused methodology.

SSI scuba diving teaching history

SSI started in 1970! Robert Clark founded SSI and was one of the pioneers of professional scuba training. As of date, SSI has been recognized by all diving agencies throughout the world and has been a member of several scuba diving councils and receives its ISO certification.

The SSI scuba diving teaching philosophy.

SSI scuba diving classes philosophy With SSI’s diver diamond philosophy, SSI brings people together to learn and love the underwater experience.
SSI has diving programs that provides the value of communication and cooperation, and it is effective as a scuba training program where it consist of four distinct components:

  • Knowledge: To replace fear with correct information and better diving understanding.
  • Skills: are taught with continuous and correct repetition until it becomes second nature of the diver.
  • Equipment: For hassle free and ease to dive with confidence of your total diving system.
  • Experience: For you to explore, understand better and be comfortable in any diving situation.

Our SSI scuba diving courses, lessons and diving specialties.

Below are listed all our SSI diving courses and SSI dive specialties courses which are taught in our diving schools and dive centers across the Philippines.

Scotty's Dive Center and Scotty's Dive Shop have also two instructors trainer (to train and teach divers to become a professional dive instructor) and one instructor trainer certifier (to acknowledge the training and the knowledge of the instructor trainees).

SSI open water diver course.

SSI Open Water diver course Learn the SSI open water diver course and be part of the underwater diver's family. Take your diving certification anywhere worldwide to dive where you want! Have a great time in learning as you are guided by a professional diver instructor from Scuba School International (SSI). Want to explore the greatness of the underwater world? Get your open water diver certification and dive in any aquatic world to discover its wonders.

SSI advanced adventurer diver course.

SSI advance adventurer diver course If you want to go further with your scuba diving dream, take the SSI advanced adventurer course. You will learn a variety of diving specialty during this course. You will dive five times with our diving instructors. The course duration is usually within two days.

SSI EANx nitrox course.

SSI eanx nitrox course Because Air is far from being the best gas for scuba diving, the nitrox mixed gas is here for you to dive longer and safer with our SSI enriched air nitrox (EANx) course. Learn the necessary rules of the nitrox mixes to maximize your diving experience safely.

SSI stress and rescue course.

SSI stress and rescue course Heighten your awareness in emergency situations and gain the knowledge and certification of a SSI stress and rescue diver! The SSI stress and rescue course consist of 2 knowledge development, two in-pool practice exercises and two open water scenarios and this is conducted over three days.

SSI deep diving course.

SSI deep diving course With the SSI deep diving course, you will learn to go deeper (down to 40 meters / 130 feet) in a safe way without decompression. The SSI deep diving certification will authorize you to dive in any deep water worldwide and all dive centers.

SSI digital underwater photography course.

SSI Digital underwater photography course Taking the SSI underwater photography course in our diving school will allow you to bring back the breathtaking scenes of the wild beneath the ocean, without shaking images and perfect framing. With the SSI digital underwater photography certification start your way in taking beautiful underwater pictures with proper techniques and positioning.

SSI cavern diving course.

SSI cavern diving course Dive deeper into the cavern zones, learn cave buoyancy and propulsion skills along with line laying and light code and usage. With the SSI cavern diving course, you will obtain the knowledge on how to properly make your way in and out on caverns safely with your SCUBA gears and equipment.

SSI master diver course.

SSI master diver course Take your SCUBA diving knowledge and skills to a whole new level and be recognized as an SSI master diver. To become an SSI master diver you will need at least 50 logged dives. With additional specialties and training during the SSI master diver course, you will be at the top.

SSI boat diving course.

SSI boat diving course With the SSI boat diving course, you will obtain the knowledge above the sea and learn the features and jargons to dive from a ship. Learn the diving procedures, etiquette and the boat's safety behaviors to have. The lesson is conducted for a day with two dives.

SSI underwater navigation course.

SSI navigation course Learn to navigate underwater by taking the SSI underwater navigation course and dive with a better "view" beneath the ocean. Learn to go back to the anchor when you are lost in a flat sandy plateau. The SSI diving underwater navigation course is suited for a day with two dives included.

SSI wreck diving course.

SSI wreck diving course By learning the SSI wreck diving course, you will be able to explore the resting place of many shipwrecks all around the world. With the SSI wreck diving course, you will learn the proper techniques that maximize your wreck diving experience and exploration of unknown wreck diving sites.

SSI perfect buoyancy course.

SSI perfect buoyancy course With the SSI Perfect Buoyancy course, you will learn to swim through the water effortlessly and gracefully. But most importantly, you will learn the tricks in controlling your breathing, adjusting your weight to be neutrally buoyant which will result in a lower gas consumption and better comfort. The SSI Perfect Buoyancy course usually takes one day.

SSI waves, tides and currents course.

SSI waves, tides and currents course Learn to go with the flow of the ocean currents. Do not miss the SSI waves, tides and currents course as it is fun and exhilarating and it will feel like you are flying underwater when you drift with the current.

SSI motion picture diving course.

SSI motion picture diving course By completing the SSI motion picture diving course, you will be able to Film your diving journey and share the sights, sounds, and movement of the marine life underwater with a professional look and framing. During your lesson, you will learn to select and to maintain your underwater video equipment and record your SCUBA diving adventures.

SSI shark diving course.

SSI shark diving course With the SSI shark diving course, you will learn to dive with the sharks and learn the proper techniques for diving with sharks. With the SSI shark diving certification, obtain the knowledge in all shark identifications and behaviors to dive with them.

SSI night limited visibility course.

SSI night limited visibility course With the SSI night and limited visibility course, learn to lurk with the nocturnal marine life hiding during the day and enjoy a new magical experience in diving. The SSI night and limited visibility course are designed to differentiate between day and night diving and the considerations that you should learn to dive at night confidently. This can be taken within a day and for two dive sessions.

SSI equipment techniques course.

SSI equipment techniques course Learn how work your diving gears and learn how to make adjustments, maintenance, and repair any issues with your equipment. Wherever on the spot or at home with your SSI Equipment Techniques Certification, you will be able to fix and maintain your dive gear. Be knowledgeable about your SCUBA diving equipment and how they will affect you during a dive.

SSI search and recovery course.

SSI search and recovery course With the SSI search and recovery course, you will learn the techniques in locating and recovering items underwater. Take the SSI Search and Recovery course to find out how to recover any lost objects underwater and the proper techniques in lifting objects underwater.

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