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OUR SSI COURSES

We offer courses from Try Scuba and SSI Open Water Diver right up to Divemaster. With 5 dedicated SSI instructors on our staff, you can be sure to receive the best dive training possible! Our recreational courses include all materials, equipment use and SSI certification fees.

SSI COURSES SPECIALTIES

DIVE COURSES + ACCOMMODATION

Dive Training in a small group with a dedicated instructor

Scuba Courses Carriacou Grenada

DIVE TRAINING

Our dive training philisophy

We treat each student as an individual. We will never rush you, and will do our best to make our schedule as flexible as possible to suit your needs. With 5 dedicated instructors on our staff, we can keep our student groups small to provide a personalised learning experience.  We believe that learning to dive should be fun and continuing your dive education should be a good experience!
For many people scuba diving turns into a lifelong passion!

SSI Digital Learning Carriacou Grenada

LEARNING OPTIONS

SSI digital learning - MySSI app - Classroom

The SSI digital learning allows you to complete your dive theory in your own time before you go on holiday, so that you can get in the water sooner! Contact us to register.
The MySSI app is also available for mobiles & tablets. All your learning progress is synched to your account and all digital materials are available across devices.
Alternatively you can complete your dive theory in the classroom with one of our instructors!

Divemaster courses

PRO DEVELOPMENT

Become a SSI Divemaster or Assistant Instructor!

We offer both Divemaster courses and internship options. The difference is the amount of experience you gain and the time spent on each: the course option takes just 14 days to complete, while an internship can last 3 months.
During your time with us you will bcome confident in the water, leading divers and demonstrating skills. For those who want to go on to become instructors we also offer Assistant Instructor Courses.

Deefer Diving Carriacou Free Fun Dives Offer

GET TWO FREE DIVES!

With most courses & specialties

Most of our certification courses include two free fun dives, so that you can enjoy diving without the need for skills practice after you've finished your course! Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventurer, Diver Stress & Rescue and specialty courses are included in this offer.
You can also bring a snorkeller along on the boat for free on your open water dives!

Excludes Try Dives, Scuba Diver & OW Referrals. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.

LEARN TO DIVE IN CARRIACOU

Here you can find information about each of our SSI courses. Anyone can learn to dive - you don't have to be a fantastic swimmer - we are happy to work with you to help you build confidence in the water, help you achieve your goals and find a new hobby you will love!
As part of the sign up process for each course we will ask you to complete a Medical Statement. You can download a copy of the statement and complete it in advance - if you have answered Yes to any of the questions, please check with your doctor and get them to complete the Physician's section on Page 2 of the form.
SSI Try Dives

Try Scuba

Try diving for the first time!
Scuba Diver Course

Scuba Diver

Basic entry level scuba certification
Open Water Diver

Open Water Diver

Full certification course
Advanced Adventurer

Advanced Adventurer

Choose from 5 adventure dives
Advanced Open Water Diver

Advanced Open Water

Four specialty programs
React Right

React Right

First aid in an emergency
Diver Stress & Rescue

Diver Stress & Rescue

Better diving safety awareness
Master Diver Rating

SSI Master Diver

Earn the Master Diver rating
Dive Guide & Divemaster

SSI Divemaster

SSI Divemaster internship
Assistant Instructor

SSI Assistant Instructor

Become an instructor
Try Scuba

TRY SCUBA

INTRODUCTION TO SCUBA DIVING. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 2.5 HOURS. COST: USD $115.00

Try scuba diving for the first time - discover a new world! For those who have never dived before, Try Scuba is an introduction to scuba diving, which gives ou the chance to discover a new world and fall in love with being underwater! During your Try Scuba session we cover some basic theory in the form of a short presentation, then take you into shallow water just off the beach, to get you comfortable with the scuba equipment and learn some useful skills. Once you are happy with everything, we will go out on the boat for your first dive!

Scuba Diver Carriacou Grenada

SCUBA DIVER

BASIC ENTRY LEVEL CERTIFICATION. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 2 DAYS. COST: USD $360.00.

Learn to dive in just 2 days! This is an easy accessible course for those who want to gain a diving certification, but don't have the time for the full Open Water course. Scuba Diver qualifies you to dive to a maximum depth to 12m (40ft) while accompanied by a diving professional. The course takes two full days, during which we will review your dive theory, practise scuba skills in shallow water, and go for two open water dives from the boat. SSI Scuba Diver can easily be upgraded to a full Open Water Diver certification at a later date!

Open Water Diver Carriacou Grenada

OPEN WATER DIVER

COMPLETE ENTRY LEVEL CERTIFICATION. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 4 DAYS. COST: USD $575.00.

This is the Open Water Diver course, designed to take you from zero to fully certified diver, while boosting your confidence in the water and exploring Carriacou's beautiful underwater landscapes. This course usually takes 4 days. We can be flexible with our schedule, so you can split it over more days if you would like to. We also recommend getting started at home with SSI's digital learning to reduce the amount of time we have to spend in the classroom. Don't worry, we're still there to answer any questions you might have and help with the theory!

Advanced Adventurer Carriacou Grenada

ADVANCED ADVENTURER

EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 2 DAYS. COST: USD $420.00.

Prepare for a new diving adventure! There are many different kinds of exciting dives out there: drift dives, deep dives, night dives, wreck dives & lots more. Each one of these has its own thrills & challenges! To become a SSI Adventure Diver, choose 5 of these training dives: Fish ID, Boat, Deep (12 years+), Photo & Video, Enriched Air Nitrox, Night, Perfect Buoyancy, Search & Recovery, Sidemount, Waves Tides & Currents, Navigation and Wreck dives. Each dive can also be counted towards the specialty of the same name. There is no exam for this course!

Advanced Open Water Diver Carriacou Grenada

ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

NEW DIVING ADVENTURES. MIN. AGE: 12 YRS. LENGTH & COST: depend on your chosen specialties - contact us to confirm.

SSI Advanced Open Water Diver is the next recognition rating on the path to becoming an SSI Master Diver, and includes four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits. After completing the four SSI Specialty programs that interest you, as well as 24 logged dives, you will automatically receive the SSI Advanced Open Water Diver recognition rating, along with your SSI Specialty program certifications.

React Right

REACT RIGHT

FIRST AID COURSE. MIN. AGE: 10 YRS. LENGTH: 1.5 DAYS. COST: USD $160.00.

React Right is SSI's emergency training program, consisting of the following basic components: Primary Assessment, First Aid & CPR Skills, Primary Stabilization Techniques, and includes two optional components: Oxygen Administration in Diving Emergencies and Automated External Defibrilation Basics. Students who complete this program earn the SSI React Right specialty certification. This course is a prerequisite for the Diver Stress & Rescue course, SSI Divemaster and Assistant Instructor courses.

Diver Stress & Recue Course Carriacou Grenada

DIVER STRESS & RESCUE

LEARN TO HELP OTHERS. MIN. AGE: 12 YRS. LENGTH: 4 DAYS. COST: USD $595.00.

Stress is a major cause of diving accidents and negatively impacts rescue situations. This program teaches you the skills and knowledge required to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers The Diver Stress & Rescue course takes 4 days, during which we will cover theory, complete skills & drills in shallow water, and then move on to open water. We complete the course with a rescue scenario where (almost) anything can happen! You will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program.

Master Diver

MASTER DIVER

SHOW YOUR EXPERIENCE. MIN. AGE: 12 YRS. LENGTH & COST: depend on your chosen specialties - contact us to confirm.

The much sought-after SSI Master Diver is the final step in your recreational diving career. The SSI Master Diver Digital Kit Bundle is composed of four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits and the SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Digital Kit. By completing the five specialty programs, and logging 50 open water dives, you will automatically earn the SSI Master Diver recognition rating, as well as the SSI Specialty program certifications. depends on your current certification level and the specialties you choose. Email us and let us help you create your Master Diver package!

Dive Guide & Divemaster Course

DIVE GUIDE & DIVEMASTER

This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program. Professional Dive Guides can work for SSI Dive Centers, guiding dives in a variety of environments and conditions. You will earn the SSI Dive Guide certification after completing this program. If you are thinking about turning diving into a career, you may be interested in our complete Divemaster internships.

SSI Assistant Instructor Course

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

This program provides the skills, concepts, and teaching experience required to become a successful SSI Instructor. You will learn the SSI Teaching System and philosophy, how to assist Instructors in training and how to independently teach a variety of SSI training programs. Candidates who complete this program can earn the SSI Assistant Instructor rating or work all the way through to the SSI Open Water Instructor after successfully passing the Instructor Evaluation Exam. This programme is also available as part of one of our popular internships.

SSI SPECIALTY COURSES

Our SSI specialty courses include all materials, equipment use, SSI certification fees and two free fun dives! All our marine conservation related specialty courses are available at the discounted rate of USD $160.00.
Complete 5 specialties and apply for the rating of Master Diver!
Project AWARE Fish Identification Carriacou Grenada

Fish Identification

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

This specialty teaches you how to identify common Caribbean reef fish, the terminology used in fish ID, You will become a REEF.org member, conduct roving diver surveys & submit your data online.

PADI Boat Diver Carriacou Grenada

Boat Diving

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $250.00

Don't know your stern from your starboard? Then maybe the Boat Diving specialty is for you! Learn the terminology and complete some exciting boat dives!

Caribbean Lionfish Containment Carriacou Grenada

Lionfish Containment

Min. Age: 18 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

What are invasive lionfish, and what can we do to contain lionfish on our reefs? Learn about the Carriacou Lionfish Containment Programme and join our Lionfish Hunters!

Coral Identification

Coral Identification

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

This program teaches the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common families of coral species, and explains their role in the ocean's ecosystems.

PADI Deep Diver Carriacou Grenada

Deep Diving

Min. Age: 15 yrs. Dives: 4. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $250.00

Do you have a Depth Wish? Take your dives deeper, and learn how to safely explore beautiful deep dive sites down to depths of up to 40m/130ft.

PADI Digital Underwater Photography Carriacou Grenada

Photo & Video

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $275.00

This program teaches you the skills needed to dive with an underwater camera. Our goal is help you capture your amazing underwater experiences!

PADI Sidemount Diver Carriacou Grenada

Waves, Tides & Currents

Min. Age: 12 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $250.00

Drift dives can be totally amazing & exciting - like flying over a beautiful reef garden! Learn how to manage your drift dives safely, so that you can relax & enjoy your dive.

PADI Equipment Specialist Carriacou Grenada

Equipment Techniques

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: no. Length: 1 day Cost: USD $160.00

This is a practical classroom based course. Learn how to look after your equipment, and to diagnose & resolve simple issues.

PADI Night Diver Carriacou Grenada

Night Diving

Min. Age: 12 yrs. Dives: 3. Length: 3 days Cost: USD $250.00

The reef at night is an awesome place to be! Learn about signalling, night-time navigation, safety procedures, and how to have a great night dive!

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Carriacou Grenada

Perfect Buoyancy

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

This is the #1 specialty we recommend to all divers - whether you want to reduce your air consumption, become a better photographer or simply feel & look better in the water!

Marine Ecology Carriacou Grenada

Marine Ecology

Min. Age: n/a. Dives: no. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $160.00

The aim of the Marine Ecology course is to raise awareness of the importance of marine conservation. This course is not just for divers: anybody with an interest in the environment can attend!

PADI Search & Recovery Carriacou Grenada

Search & Recovery

Min. Age: 12 yrs. Dives: 4. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $250.00

Learn how to safely recover an anchor! The Search & Recovery specialty teaches you about search patterns and the safe use of lift bags.

PADI Recreational Sidemount Diver Carriacou Grenada

Sidemount Diver

Min. Age: 15 yrs. Dives: 3. Length: 3 days Cost: USD $400.00

Sidemount is the new recreational course that has taken the diving world by storm! It is an easy efficient way of diving with two tanks, while at the same time improving your buoyancy control.

PADI Underwater Naturalist Carriacou Grenada

Science of Diving

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 2. Length: 1.5 days Cost: USD $180.00

This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. This course is required for your Divemaster qualification.

PADI Underwater Navigator Carriacou Grenada

Navigation

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: 3. Length: 2 days Cost: USD $250.00

Learn how to find your way around underwater! We will look at compass use and natural navigation, and how to find your way back when exploring new dive sites.

PADI Wreck Diver Carriacou Grenada

Advanced Wreck Diving

Min. Age: 18 yrs. Dives: 4. Length: 2.5 days Cost: USD $250.00

Join the league of Wreck Heads and learn how to map, and safely explore & penetrate a wreck! This course can be taught as either sidemount or backmount (BCD).

Enriched Air Nitrox Carriacou Grenada

Enriched Air Nitrox

Min. Age: 10 yrs. Dives: no. Length: 1 day. Cost: USD $160.00.

The SSI Enriched Air Nitrox program will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen, allowing you to extend your bottom time.

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