Who should take this course?

The Science of Diving program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. It is required training for most SSI Dive Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs. You will earn the SSI Science of Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

How can you start learning now?

SSI Specialty Science of Diving
It never was so simple to earn your specialty certification.
With digital learning, you can already start study at your convenience anytime or anywhere on your computer, smart phone or tablet. The advantaged, you safe time and can learn at your own pace. After you finished the theory make an appointment with us for your practical part.

Start now in 3 Steps:
  1. Ready! Login with your SSI profile and start the online course from your PC or more flexible from your Smartphone or tablet by downloading the SSI App (available for Android or IOS). 
Gratis SSI Andoid App   Gratis SSI iOS App


  • The free promotion is valid until the 30. of June 2020
  • Minimum Age: 10 years
  • Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
  • Academic Sessions: Register with SSI
  • Open Water Dives: Not necessary
  • Certification: Yes, when meet all the requirements
  • Credit: SSI Specialty Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Master Diver, SSI Divemaster and Instructor

SSI Programs for Home Study

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Next Adventure

SSI Divemaster
SSI Divemaster (DM)
SSI is the only agency that recognizes our dive professionals for reaching targeted milestones. This is an opportunity to commemorate your hard-won accomplishments and show the world you are one of diving’s elite dive professionals.
You'll get the Divemaster Certification for free when you are a current:
  • SSI Dive Guide Professional

Dive Guide Science of Diving = SSI Divemaster