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SSI Specialty Course - Dry Suit Diving


This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using a dry suit. You will learn the special requirements for dry suit diving, how to use your new equipment, the benefits of a dry suit, and how to deal with emergency situations that are unique to dry suit diving. You will earn the SSI Dry Suit Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

* Wreck Diving is a great add on!

* Night & Limited Visibility is also a great add on!


Course Content Includes:
  • Why Dry Suits?

  • Types of Dry Suits

  • Dry Suit Valves

  • Underwear Selection

  • Dry Suit Accessories

  • Dry Suit Techniques

  • Maintenance of Dry Suits

  • Dry Suit Repairs


  • Must be at least 12 years old

  • Must be an Open Water Diver or equivalent

What Do I Need to Bring:
  • Current, completed medical form. If you have any "YES" answers, you MUST have a physician sign off that you are cleared to dive.

  • Your Total Diving Sytem

  • Rental equipment, except for the Dry Suit, and air fills are not included with this specialty training course.

  • The classroom sessions and training dives will be held at Mermet Springs.

  • Total Duration of class is 7 hours.


Training Materials:

Upon making a deposit for this program, you will have access to your digital training program on
your MYSSI App or when you log in at You must complete all quizzes with a
score of 100% before you arrive for class. There will be a multiple-choice exam at the end of the
classroom portion. You must pass the final exam with a score of 80% or higher.


Training Dives:
  • You will compete 2 open water dives for certification.

Class Fees:

Total cost for the class is $175.00

  • $125 includes your instruction, instructor fees, & entry into our facility.

  • $50 pays for your digital home study program, certification fees, your digital certification card, certification card, and diploma

  • A deposit of $50 plus purchasing your digital kit will hold your place in the class.

  • Note: There will be a $50 rescheduling fee for anyone canceling a class with less that a 7 day notice.

  • All Specialty classes should be scheduled at least 7 days in advance.

SSI Dry Suit Diving
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