Advanced Open Water

SSI’s Advanced Open Water Diver rating stands alone in the industry with the highest combination of diving knowledge and experience. No other agency’s advanced diver level compares.


To earn the certification for Advanced Open Water Diver, you must complete 4 specialty courses and have done a total of 24 dives.

 SSI's Advanced Open Water Card is more of a recognition level than a certification. At any point after your Open Water Training, you can advance your training with any of the specialties listed below and immediately enjoy the benefits of that specialty. 

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