SSI

SSI TRAINING CONTENT :

This world-renowned certification program is a great way to start your lifelong adventures as a certified diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to give you the skills and experience you need to be truly comfortable underwater.
You’ll earn the Open Water Diver SSI certification.

The different trainings

You want to become an SSI open water diver, but you don’t have enough time to do the whole training, it is possible to start your training with us, continue it in another SSI center or finish it during your next stay on the island. The SSI Scuba Diver is a part of the open water certification, it allows you to do supervised exploration dives up to 12 meters. The scuba diver is composed of 3 technical dives in a protected natural environment, and the first 3 theoretical modules of the open water. Scuba Diver Junior from 10 to 15 years old.

The Scuba Diver SSI program provides students with the knowledge and training necessary to dive under the direct supervision of a Dive Professional in environments equivalent to their training and to depths less than 12m.

Prerequisite to take/complete the course:

  • Be at least 10 years old
  • Complete the theory chapters 1 to 3 + evaluation of the Open Water Diver manual
  • Complete at least 3 training dives
  • Pass the final theory exam of the program

We offer you the Scuba Diver in 3 dives in a protected natural environment. This training will allow you to be autonomous with your equipment as well as to evolve in a new world while being safe.

Technical dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total

3×105 €

70€

385€

You already have the Scuba Diver certification and wish to complete your training to become an Open Water Diver? It is possible by completing only 4 technical dives and the 3 missing theory modules as well as the final exam allowing you to enrich your knowledge.

Technical dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

4×105€

50€

470€

With the SSI open water certification in your pocket, discover the seas and oceans of our planet. It is obtained in 7 technical dives in natural environment. The first dives are done at shallow depths in order to validate the technical skills along with the 6 theoretical modules validated by a multiple choice exam. The last dives of the training are oriented on the planning and management of an autonomous dive.

At the end of the training, the Open Water Diver SSI has the knowledge and training necessary to dive independently, in an environment corresponding to their training, with a buddy holding at least an equivalent qualification, and to a maximum depth of 18 meters.

Technical dive

Practical application dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

4×105€

3×95 €

130€

835€

At the end of your OW SSI training, you can do exploration dives within the limits of your OW, take the Advanced Adventurer course which consists in discovering 5 different specialties or take the AOW course which is obtained after having validated 4 specialties. You must have a minimum of 24 dives to validate the AOW.

The Advanced Aventure (AA) :

The SSI AA program allows divers certified to at least the OW to discover 5 different specialty programs by doing a discovery dive of each specialty under the direct supervision of an SSI professional. The AA is accompanied by a theory kit.

Ouanalao Dive offers the following specialties:

  • Deep diving,
  • Nitrox,
  • Navigation (Orientation),
  • Night diving,
  • Buoyancy
  • Wreck
  • React right
  • Diver Stress and Rescue

From Open water to Advanced Adventure :

You must choose 4 specialties, accompanied by their theoretical digital kit.

Each specialty consists of 2 to 3 technical dives.

A total of 8 technical dives that can be completed by exploration dives to get the 24 dives needed for the AOW validation.

Like the OW, the AOW can be started in one SSI center and continued in another center until certification.

Conditions to follow/validate the course :  

  • Be at least 12 years old
  • Possess the OWD or JOWD
  • Have a minimum of 24 dives before certification (including OW and AOW training)
  • Make 2 dives per specialty.
  • Pass the exams for each specialty.

Technical dive 

Practical application dive 

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

4×105€

4×95€

4×50€

1 000€

You have done 5 discovery dives in 5 different specialties (AA), you wish to obtain the AOW SSI:

The discovery dives you did during your AA training can be used as training credit for the first dives of the chosen specialties for your Advanced Open Water training. You still have to choose 4 specialties and complete the dive of each specialty you choose.

The first dive of any eligible specialty program can also be credited as an adventure dive for the Advanced Adventurer program. Certified Advanced Adventurer divers may dive with a buddy who holds at least the same certification, in environments equivalent to their training and within the recommended depth limits.

Technical dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total

4×105€

200€

620€

Description des différentes spécialités

The Deep Diving SSI program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely conduct open water dives to depths between 18 and 40 m. An image containing text, nature, swimming, night sky Description automatically generated

Condition to follow/validate the course:

  • Be at least 15 years old
  • Complete all theory sessions and evaluations of the Deep Diving Instructor Manual
  • Complete at least 3 training dives
  • Pass the final exam of the program

Technical dive

Practical application dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

2×105€

1×95€

90€

395

Certified SSI divers may dive with a team member holding the same or higher qualification in an environment equivalent to their training and within the depth limits recommended by their certification.

Students under 15 years of age will be certified as Junior Diver SSI in the appropriate program, and may dive under the direct supervision of a Diver Professional.

The Enriched Air Nitrox SSI program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely dive using enriched gas mixtures.

Requirement to take/complete the course:

  • Be at least 10 years old
  • Complete theory sessions 1 to 3 as described in the Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor Manual
  • Complete at least 2 training dives
  • Pass the final exam of the program

2 Technical dives + Nx 32%

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

2×105€ + 2×10€

90€

320€

 

Certified SSI divers may dive with a buddy of the same or higher qualification in environments equivalent to their training and within the depth limits recommended by their certification.

Certified Enriched Air Nitrox 32 divers must have their oxygen percentage in their breathing mix checked by a dive professional before each dive.

Students under 15 years of age will be certified as Junio Diver SSI in the appropriate program and may dive under the direct supervision of a Dive Professional.

The Navigation SSI program provides students with the knowledge and skills to safely navigate underwater using natural and compass orientation techniques

Requirements to take/complete the course:

  • Be at least 10 years old
  • Complete all theory and evaluation sessions of the Navigation Instructor Manual
  • Complete at least 2 training dives
  • Pass the final exam of the program

Certified SSI divers may dive with a team member holding the same or higher qualification in environments equivalent to their training and within the depth limits recommended by their certification.

Students under 15 years of age will be certified as Junior Diver SSI in the appropriate program, and may dive under the direct supervision of a Diver Professional.

Technical dive

Practical application dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

1×105€

1×95€ 

90€

290€

The Night and Limited Visibility SSI program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to dive safely and comfortably at night or in limited visibility conditions.

Requirement to take/complete the course:

  • Be at least 10 years old
  • Complete all theory sessions and evaluations described in the Night and Limited Visibility Instructor Manual
  • Complete at least 2 training dives.
  • Pass the final exam of the program

Certified SSI divers may dive with a buddy of the same or higher rating in environments equivalent to their training and within the depth limits recommended by their certification.

Students under 15 years of age will be certified as Junior Diver SSI in the appropriate program, and may dive under the direct supervision of a Diver Professional.

Technical dive 

Practical application dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

1×105€

1×95€ 

90€

290€

The Perfect Buoyancy SSI program provides students with the knowledge and skills to improve their diving position, buoyancy control, and to minimize their consumption of breathing gas, safely.An image containing text, water sport, swimming, sport Description generated automatically

Requirements to attend/complete the course:

  • Be at least 10 years old
  • Possess the OW or JOW
  • Make at least 2 technical dives
  • Pass the final exam

Technical dive

Practical application dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

1×105€

1×95€ 

90€

290€

The Wreck Diving SSI program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to dive around wrecks and artificial reefs safely and without penetration.

Requirement to take/complete the course:

  • Be at least 10 years old
  • Complete all theory sessions and evaluations described in the Wreck Diving Instructor Manual
  • Complete at least 2 training dives
  • Pass the final exam of the program

Technical dive

Practical application dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

2×105€

1×95€ 

90€

290€

Certified SSI divers may dive with a team member who holds the same or higher qualification as their training and within the depth limits recommended by their certification.

Students under 15 years of age will be certified as Junior Diver SSI in the appropriate program and may dive under the direct supervision of a Diver Professional.

The React Right SSI program provides students with the knowledge and training to act as first responders and to perform First Aid and CPR, administer oxygen and/or use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in a medical emergency.An image containing text, exterior, person Description automatically generated

Requirements to take/complete the course:

  • Be at least 12 years old
  • Complete the theoretical and practical training scenarios as described in the React Right Instructor Manual for the relevant parts of the program.
  • Complete at least 2 training dives
  • Pass the React Right final exam.

The initial React Right certification is valid for two years from the date of certification. By participating in the React Right Update, students can extend their certification for an additional two years.

Students with CPR, First Aid, AED and/or oxygen delivery certification from another organization may participate in a React Right Update program and receive equivalent React Right certification.

Technical dive

Theoretical digital kit

Total 

2×105€

90€

300€