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SSI

Founded:

1970 in Fort Collins, Colorado,



Overview

Founded in 1970, Scuba Schools International (SSI) was fueled by the passions of a few avid divers with the intent of making it possible for anyone to learn how to scuba dive. SSI is a premier education and business support company, headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado and owned by Concept Systems International Inc.

A pioneer of professional Scuba training, SSI was the first organization to present a complete training program including full motion video, as well as pioneered some areas of diving education. SSI is now the largest school based training agency in the world. It is the only training organization in the diving industry that requires dive professionals to work with professional dive centers/resorts. This cooperation ensures “The Ultimate Dive Experience”.

In 1999, SSI merged with the National Association of Scuba Diving Schools (NASDS) and created a powerful company in the diving industry. The combination of SSI’s renowned educational products and the sales and marketing expertise of NASDS brought about a remarkable list of innovations like the requirement of open water classes for certification, the development of an equipment inspection program and risk awareness system, the development of a total dive log and recognition system, and many more.

In 2008, SSI was acquired by Doug McNeese (owner of NASDS until the merger with SSI) and Robert Stoss (Manager Scubapro and Seemann Sub) - both being icons in the dive industry for years.

In 2010, SSI is one of the few training agencies who qualified for a Global ISO Certification; 7 SSI Programs, 5 for divers and 2 for instructors, got certified after the International Standards

For the past 40 years, SSI has been known in the diving industry for providing training materials for divers of all levels. Its most common programs include SSI Open Water Diver (OWD), Advanced Open Water Diver (AOWD), more than 30 different specialty courses (like EAN Nitrox, Deep diving, Underwater navigation, night diving, and limited visibility, and many more).

A major difference between SSI and other diver education organizations like PADI, NAUI, CMAS, and others is that SSI is a retail based organization. SSI does business with more than 2.500 Dive Centers and Dive Resorts in more than 110 countries.

SSI is a founding member of the following member councils of the World Recreational Scuba Training Council - the United States RSTC, the RSTC Europe and C-Card Council (Japan). It is also a member of the European Underwater Federation.

SSI Kuwait

  • Abdullah Al-Mubarak Aera Kuwait

Service Center East Asia & Micronesia

  • 1F 446-32, Sungnae-3dong, Kangdong-gu 134-847 Seoul Korea, Republic of

Service Center USA & Canada

  • 2619 Canton Court CO 80525-4 Ft.Collins United States

SSI United Kingdom

  • Suite 72, The Office Building RH10 9RZ Crawley United Kingdom

SSI Southern Caribbean

  • Kaya Garnet 11 Kralendijk / Bonaire Netherlands Antilles

SSI Adriatic Group

  • Setaliste XIII divizije 28 51000 Rijeka Croatia

SSI Andaman Coast Service Centre

  • 1/11-12 Soi Ao Chalong 83130 Phuket Thailand

SSI Australasia

  • 788 Hunter St NSW 2302 NEWCASTLE WEST Australia

SSI Benelux

  • Marketing 10 6921 RE Duiven Netherlands

SSI Bulgaria

  • 10 Poduevo 1000 Sofia Bulgaria

SSI Canada

  • 500 N. May Street ON P7C 3R6 Thunder Bay Canada

SSI China & Taiwan

  • No.165, Wuling St., Anle District, 20444 Keelung City Taiwan

SSI Cyprus

  • 8 Themidos 2115 Aglndjia Cyprus

SSI Eastern Caribbean

SSI Egypt

  • 260 Building 12, 8th Floor Maadi - Cairo Egypt

SSI France

  • Spirifer SA, SSI France 1050 Bruxelles Belgium

SSI Greece

  • Aigiou 35 11527 Athens Greece

SSI Hongkong

  • Parc Building, 15F Cheung Sha Wan Kowloon Hong Kong

SSI Hungary

  • Vas Gereben u. 4. 1194 Budapest Hungary

SSI Iberica (Espana / Spain)

  • Edificio Buzios 2100-042 Coruche - PORTUGAL Spain

SSI Iberica (Portugal)

  • Santo Antonino 2100-042 Coruche Portugal

SSI Indonesia

  • Jl. Sekar Waru No.1 80227 Sanur - Bali Indonesia

SSI Israel

  • P.O. Box 552 88104 Eilat Israel

SSI Italy

  • VIA DEL CERCHIO 3/C BO 40012 CALDERARA DI RENO Italy

SSI Japan

  • 東京都品川区南大井3-34-3-5F Tokyo 1400013 Shinagawa-ku Japan

SSI Latin America

  • PO Box 786 FL 34991 Palm City United States

SSI Levant

  • SAMIR SPORT BLDG. TABARJA Lebanon

SSI Maldives

  • G.Athafaiy House 20092 Male Maldives

SSI New Zealand

  • 14 Tarndale Grove Albany Auckland New Zealand

SSI Nordic

  • Vandmanden 16 A 9200 Aalborg SV Denmark

SSI Philippines

  • 540 Franciscan Street Luzon 1700 Parañaque City Philippines

SSI Poland

  • UL. ZEROMSKIEGO 4 74-503 Moryn Poland

SSI Russia

  • s.Dmitrovskoe Sadovaya str. 1B 2-nd floor 143422 Moskovskaya oblast Russian Federation

SSI Service Center EMEA

  • Johann-Hoellfritsch-Str. 6 90530 Wendelstein Germany

SSI Service Center Malta

  • Marfa Road Mellieha Malta

SSI Service Center Romania

  • Str. Americii Nr. 41, Jud. Bihor, Oradea, Cod.: 41 410554 Oradea Romania

SSI SMB Singapore

  • 04 / 06 Blk 623 Aljunied Rd Singapore 839835 Singapore Singapore

SSI Southern Africa

  • Port Alfred 6170 Port Alfred South Africa

SSI Switzerland

  • Uferstrasse 18 4414 Fuellinsdorf Switzerland

SSI Thailand

  • 6/24 Moo 2, T. Koh Tao 84360 Suratthani Thailand

SSI Thailand Bangkok

  • 12 Charloem phrakiat, Ratchakan Thi 9, Soi 48 Sub- 10250 Bangkok Thailand

SSI Turkey

  • 404 Sokak No: 9 Sinan Mah. 48700 Armutalan - Marmaris / Mugla Turkey

SSI Ukraine

  • Osipova str. 42 65000 Odessa Ukraine
Certification Name Pre Requisites Minimum Age Required Number of Dives Max Depth More Info
Advanced Decompression Procedures TechXR Decompression Procedures and Trimix Normoxic TechXR certification 18 75 and 10 logged dives with compressed air, optimized Nitrox, Normoxic Trimix or which include a gradual decompression. 180 ft i
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
Advanced Nitrox Diver EANx Diver 18 24 including 6 dives with Enriched Air Nitrox
Advanced Nitrox Instructor SSI Deep Diving Instructor and SSI EAN Instructor certification of 10 divers EAN_ 18 25
Advanced Open Water Diver OWD+ 4 specialties 15 24
Advanced Open Water Instructor Open Water Instructor, DSRI & EANI, 2 SPI 18 100
Advanced Wreck Diver Wreck Diver
Altitude Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite 300 to 3000 meters (1000 to 10000 feet) above sea level i
Basic Cave Extended Range + Intro to Cave Diving
Boat Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as corequisite, Dive Control Specialist 18 100
Cave Extended Range + Intro to Cave Diving or Basic Cave
Cavern Diving Advanced Open Water Diver
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
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
Deep Diving Open Water Diver, OWD as co-requisite, or equivalent 15 40m
Dive Control Specialist (Assistant Instructor) Divemaster
Dive Control Specialist Instructor Advanced Open Water Instructor 18 100
Dive Guide AOWD and Stress&Rescue 18 50
Divemaster Dive Guide + Science Of Diving 18 60
Divemaster Trainer Advanced Open Water Instructor + minimum 4 Specialty Instructor ratings

Gk Enriched Air Nitrox

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Angélique Vedovati Open Water Diver

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Michael Barnes Open Water Diver

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Richard Beaulac Dive Control Specialist Instructor

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Sebastien Instructor Trainer

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Marenostrum Diving Team Open Water Instructor, Advanced Open Water Instructor, Specialty Instructor, Advanced Nitrox Instructor

Not Verified

Carlos Open Water Diver, Enriched Air Nitrox, Perfect Buoyancy

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Carlos Sengo Open Water Diver

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Afonso Barrocal Open Water Diver

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Sandor Toth Open Water Diver

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