Academics - You can complete them online FREE when you sign up for SSI's Online Training program, and then attend review sessions at your favorite SSI Dive Center.
Pool Training - you will learn all the skills you will be using in the open water in the safety of a pool.
Open Water Sessions - You will complete at least 4 open water dives and have the chance to experience everything you learned in the pool hands-on. (Open water can be defined as an open body of water such as a lake or the ocean).
After successfully completing the Academics, the Pool and Open Water Sessions you will be certified as a SSI Open Water Diver - It's your global license to dive!
How much does it cost?
SSI's Online Training - the scuba diving academics - online are free! If you decide to continue your education and want to become a certified diver, you will need to sign up for an SSI Open Water class at your local SSI Dive Center.
The SSI Dive Center you choose will have additional training material (such as a DVD, Total Dive Log, etc.) that you will need to purchase in order to complete your academics. They will have a variety of class times and course fees available for you to choose from. You can pick what best fits your schedule and pocket book.