This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive without a designated dive buddy. You will learn about self-reliance, proper equipment maintenance, and the special considerations and rescue techniques required to dive independently. You will earn the SSI Independent Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum Age: 18
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Academic Sessions: 1
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 Optional
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: 30 meter / 100 feet
Suggested Duration: 6 – 10 hours

Please refer to the SSI TRAINING STANDARDS for more detailed information