SSI SPECIALTY PROGRAMS    

Once you have completed your Open Water Diver certification, you may want to look into take some specialty courses. 
There are all sorts of different courses that you can take with SSI to become a better and safer diver.
Below there are some of the Specialty Progrms that are most popular at Groundhog Divers,
but if you dont see one you are interested don't hesitate to ask us. 
 
 
BOAT DIVING 

This program gives you the skills
and experience needed to safely dive
some of the world's best sites,
which are only accessible by boat.

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EQUIPMENT TECHNIQUES

This program teaches you how to choose,
maintain and store your Total Diving System.


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DIVER STRESS & RESCUE

This program teaches the skills
and concepts required to identify stress,
prevent accidents, and properly deal
with emergency situations encountered by divers.

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DEEP DIVING

This program provides the skills and concepts
required to safely and comfortably
dive beyond 18 meters.

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DRY SUIT DIVING

This program provides the skills
and concepts required to safely and
comfortably dive while using a dry suit.


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ENRICHED AIR NITROX

This program teaches the skills
and concepts required to safely dive
using enriched air mixtures
of 32% or 40% oxygen.

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ICE DIVING

This program provides the skills
and concepts required to safely
and comfortably dive underneath the ice.


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NAVIGATION

This program provides the skills
and concepts required to safely
and comfortably navigate
underwater during a dive.

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NIGHT DIVING AND LIMITED VISIBILITY

This program provides the skills
and concepts required to safely
and comfortably dive at night
or in limited visibility conditions.


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PERFECT BUOYANCY

This program teaches you the skills
and concepts required to improve your
diving position, increase your buoyancy control,
and minimize your breathing gas consumption rate.

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PHOTO & VIDEO
This program teaches you the skills
needed to dive with an underwater camera,
and provides the in-depth knowledge
and experience required to properly use,
maintain and store your equipment.


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REACT RIGHT

This program teaches the skills
and concepts required to provide emergency
first responder assistance in emergency
situations, and fulfills the
first aid/CPR requirements for SSI training programs.

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SCIENCE OF DIVING

This program provides an in-depth and detailed
study of physics, physiology, decompression theory,
the aquaticenvironment and diving equipment.


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SEARCH & RECOVERY

This program provides the skills
and concepts required to safely plan and conduct
search and recovery dives.

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WRECK DIVING

This program provides the skills
and concepts required to safely scuba dive
around wrecks and artificial reefs.

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