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Certifications


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Certification Name Pre Requisites Minimum Age Max Depth More Info Certifying Dive Shops
SSI, Advanced Decompression Procedures TechXR Decompression Procedures and Trimix Normoxic TechXR certification 18 180 ft 75 and 10 logged dives with compressed air, optimized Nitrox, Normoxic Trimix or which include a gradual decompression.
To qualify these 10 dives must have been completed between 24m and 54m,and each contain numerous stop depths where EAN50 was breathed, and the dives must be registered in the SSI Technical Logbook
9 dive shops View All
SSI, Advanced Decompression Procedures Instructor SSI Deep Diving Instructor, SSI EAN Instructor, SSI diver Stress & Rescue Instructor, SSI navigation or wreck diving, Cavern Instructor (just one level is required), SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor, SSI TechXR Technical Foundations Instructor or equivalent, TechXR Decompression Procedures Diver or equivalency certification of 10 TechXR Technical Foundations students or equivalent 18 30 logged decompression

4 dive shops View All
SSI, Advanced Nitrox Diver EANx Diver 18 24 including 6 dives with Enriched Air Nitrox
42 dive shops View All
SSI, Advanced Nitrox Instructor SSI Deep Diving Instructor and SSI EAN Instructor certification of 10 divers EAN_ 18 25

9 dive shops View All
SSI, Advanced Open Water Diver OWD+ 4 specialties 15 24
96 dive shops View All
SSI, Advanced Open Water Instructor Open Water Instructor, DSRI & EANI, 2 SPI 18 100

23 dive shops View All
SSI, Advanced Wreck Diver Wreck Diver
26 dive shops View All
SSI, Altitude Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite 300 to 3000 meters (1000 to 10000 feet) above sea level
300 to 3000 meters (1000 to 10000 feet) above sea level
Combine other specialties while taking the ALTITUDE DIVING course like ENRICHED AIR NITROX and SCIENCE OF DIVING.
14 dive shops View All
SSI, Basic Cave Extended Range + Intro to Cave Diving
5 dive shops View All
SSI, Boat Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100

72 dive shops View All
SSI, Cave Extended Range + Intro to Cave Diving or Basic Cave
4 dive shops View All
SSI, Cavern Diving Advanced Open Water Diver

11 dive shops View All
SSI, Decompression Diver AOWD, Deep, Nitrox and Stress / Rescue Certification, Navigation, Wreck or Cavern Diver certification (only one is required), TechXR Technical Foundations certification (or recognized equivalent) certification for administration of oxygen in emergencies (prior to the completion of the course) 18 75 or TechXR Technical Foundations certification plus additional 10 logged dives Extended Range
10 dive shops View All
SSI, Decompression Procedures SSI Deep Diving Instructor, SSI EAN Instructor, SSI diver Stress & Rescue Instructor, SSI navigation or wreck diving, Cavern Instructor (just one level is required), SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor, SSI TechXR Technical Foundations Instructor or equivalent, TechXR Decompression Procedures Diver or equivalency certification of 10 TechXR Technical Foundations students or equivalent 18 30 logged decompression

11 dive shops View All
SSI, Deep Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as co-requisite, or equivalent 15 40m
91 dive shops View All
SSI, Dive Control Specialist (Assistant Instructor) Divemaster

33 dive shops View All
SSI, Dive Control Specialist Instructor Advanced Open Water Instructor 18 100
30 dive shops View All
SSI, Dive Guide AOWD and Stress&Rescue 18 50
50
58 dive shops View All
SSI, Divemaster Dive Guide + Science Of Diving 18 60
84 dive shops View All
SSI, Divemaster Trainer Advanced Open Water Instructor + minimum 4 Specialty Instructor ratings

33 dive shops View All
SSI, Diver Stress & Rescue Open Water Diver (or OWD as corequisite) + valid CPR & First Aid, Dive Control Specialist 18 100
80 dive shops View All
SSI, Dry Suit Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100

29 dive shops View All
SSI, Enriched Air Nitrox Open Water Diver, OWD as co-requisite, or equivalent 12
87 dive shops View All
SSI, Equipment Techniques Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100

50 dive shops View All
SSI, Extended Range AOWD, Deep, Nitrox and Stress / Rescue Certification, Navigation or Wreck or Cavern Diver certification (only one is needed) 18 45m 50
11 dive shops View All
SSI, Extended Range Instructor SSI Deep Diving Instructor, SSI EAN Instructor certification by 10 EAN divers, SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Instructor, SSI navigation or wreck diving, Cavern Instructor (only one required), SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor, SSI TechXR Technical Foundations Diver or qualifying certification 18 25 logged dives, and EAN 20 logged dives that were deeper than 24m

6 dive shops View All
SSI, Extended Range Nitrox Instructor 45 meters
6 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Basic)

8 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Level 1)
12 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Level 2) 15+ freediving sessions

6 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Level 3) 30+ freediving sessions
2 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Level 4) 50+ freediving sessions

1 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Level 5) 100+ freediving sessions
1 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Level 6) 300+ freediving sessions

1 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving (Level 7) 500+ freediving sessions
SSI, Freediving (Level 8) 1000+ freediving sessions

1 dive shops View All
SSI, Freediving Instructor (Level 1) Freediving Level 3, Scuba Diving Instructor
SSI, Freediving Instructor (Level 2) Instructor Level 1 + 25 certifications

SSI, Freediving Instructor (Level 3) Instructor Level 2 + 50 certifications
SSI, Freediving Instructor Trainer Instructor Level 3 + oustanding experience

SSI, Hypoxic Trimix Extended Range + Normoxic Trimix + Advanced Decompression Diver 80m-100m
3 dive shops View All
SSI, Instructor Trainer Master Instructor 21 250

13 dive shops View All
SSI, Intro to Cave Diving Cavern Diver
2 dive shops View All
SSI, Master Diver four (4) specialty courses (two (2) must be SSI certified, two (2) could be from another diving agency) + SSI Stress & Rescue Diver 15 50

56 dive shops View All
SSI, Master Instructor Dive Control Specialist Instructor 20 250
15 dive shops View All
SSI, Navigation Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite

81 dive shops View All
SSI, Night & Limited Visibility Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100
75 dive shops View All
SSI, Normoxic Trimix Open Water, Deep, Nitrox and Stress / Rescue, Navigation, Wreck or Cavern certification (only one is needed), TechXR Decompression Procedures certification, certification in administration of oxygen in emergencies (prior to the completion of the course) 18 60m 75 and 10 logged dives with gradual decompression
60m
6 dive shops View All
SSI, Normoxic Trimix Instructor SSI Deep Diving Instructor, SSI EAN Instructor, SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Instructor, SSI navigation or wreck diving, Cavern Instructor (only one level is required), SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor, SSI TechXR Technical Foundations Instructor or equivalent, TechXR Normoxic Trimix Diver or equivalency certification of 10 TechXR Technical Foundations students or equivalent 18 30 logged decompression
3 dive shops View All
SSI, Open Water Diver 10

Junior OWD 10-15 years old
115 dive shops View All
SSI, Open Water Instructor Dive Control Specialist and ITC 18 100
38 dive shops View All
SSI, Perfect Buoyancy Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100

79 dive shops View All
SSI, Recreational Sidemount Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite
22 dive shops View All
SSI, River Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite

6 dive shops View All
SSI, Science Of Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite
59 dive shops View All
SSI, Scuba Diver 12 meters/40 feet
12 meters/40 feet
half as long as OWD
75 dive shops View All
SSI, Scuba Rangers 8 4 meters (12 feet)
36 dive shops View All
SSI, Scuba Skills Update

chose from different skillsets (not listed)
59 dive shops View All
SSI, Search & Recovery Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100
65 dive shops View All
SSI, Shark Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100

23 dive shops View All
SSI, Snorkel Diver 8
45 dive shops View All
SSI, Specialty Diver OWD + 2 specialties 12 12

57 dive shops View All
SSI, Specialty Instructor Advanced Open Water Instructor
different course for each specialty
23 dive shops View All
SSI, Stress Rescue Diver Open Water Diver 15

83 dive shops View All
SSI, Technical Wreck Diver Extended Range + Advanced Wreck Diver 50m
4 dive shops View All
SSI, Training Specialist Dive Control Specialist

19 dive shops View All
SSI, Try Scuba 8
2-4 hours of pool
73 dive shops View All
SSI, Underwater Photography Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100

68 dive shops View All
SSI, Waves, Tides, and Currents Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100
46 dive shops View All
SSI, Wreck Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100

78 dive shops View All

Your diving journey always starts with your diver certification. Diving is an immensely fun activity but needs to be done correctly as it can be very dangerous when done irresponsibly. Finding the right training for the diving activity that you intend to partake can be a challenging task.


There are a number of Diver certification bodies with hundreds of different courses offered; these courses are interrelated through a system of prerequisites and requirements such as age, experience and other factors. Through manual research we have compiled a unified database of all certifications & qualifications offered by the major bodies with notes, prerequisites and age requirements for each one.


The database below should provide some insight to the path that a diver can take in attaining the perfect mix of training necessary for the conditions and activities that he/she desires to partake in.

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Please note, we are in no way affiliated with any of the Scuba Bodies listed below. We have manually compiled a database of the certificates listed below. Please visit the website of the Scuba Body for further information.

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