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SSI Specialty Course - Full Face Mask Diver

​The SSI Full Face Mask Diver specialty course is designed to introduce you to the skills used in diving with a full face mask. This class will include both academic and hands-on, in water sessions. 


Search and Recovery is a great add on class!

* Nitrox is also a great add on class!


Course Content Includes:
  • History of full face masks

  • Features of full face masks

  • Benefits of diving with a full face mask

  • Underwater communications options

  • Skills for diving with a full face mask

  • Safety drills and procedures

  • Use of a Full Face Mask during class


  • Must be at least 10 years old. 

  • 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 Dive System

  • Rental equipment, other than the Full Face Mask, 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 complete 2 open water training dives for certification.


Class Fees:

Total cost for the class is $175.00.

  • $125 includes your instruction, instructor fees, entry into our facility, use of the full face mask during your training, & free use of the full face mask for the remainder of the day.

  • $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 than a 7 day notice.

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

SSI Full Face Mask
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