Deep Diving Specialty Course in Denver


The A-1 Deep Diving Program

Why take this course?

The Deep Diving Specialty course offers you the opportunity of a lifetime – going deep to see things others can only dream about! Many exciting dive sites are located in deeper water. Without proper training, this kind of diving puts you at risk. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will give you the knowledge, skills and ability to safely and comfortably plan and conduct dives between 60 and 130 feet, and is a prerequisite for some advanced training.

Deep Diver Specialty Course

What You’ll Learn

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What will I do?

Your Deep Diving adventure starts by completing the 5 sessions in your online learning. Next, there will be a classroom session to answer any questions you may have about the material, clarify important points, discuss the open water dives and take your final exam. Finally, it’s time for fun with 3 open water dives focusing on the material you learned during your online study and allowing you to practice skills to prepare you for deep diving on your own.

How long will it take?

  • Academic Session: 1-2 hours
  • Pool Sessions: Optional
  • Minimum Open Water Training: three dives (included in course fee)

What will I need?

  • SSI Deep Diving online manual (included in course fee)
  • Dive computer; or depth gauge, timing device and diving tables (computers can be rented)
  • Dive lights – primary and backup (can be rented)

Prerequisites

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  • Show proof of being an SSI Referral diver, Open Water diver or hold an equivalent certification from another recognized training agency.
    • Unfortunately you will not be able to participate in the program without showing the A-1 professional proof of certification.
    • While you may register for the specialty course as a Referral Diver, you must complete your open water certification dives before you can complete any specialty course dives.
  • Be at least 15 years old
  • Have a MySSI account.  Be sure to upload a digital photo to your account and enter a complete address. (You’ll need this in order to access your online learning material.)

The A-1 instructor will collect the following (completed) documents at the beginning of the first session.  Unfortunately, participants will not be able to continue until the instructor has reviewed them for accuracy.

(Note: The Medical Statement ONLY needs to be signed by a physician if you answer any medical question with a ‘YES’)

Deep Diver Specialty Course


You have two great options from which to choose.

Option 1 – At Homestead Crater, UT

Course Fee – please contact the Education Dept at 303-789-2450 or email at divers@a1scuba.com.

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Course Includes:

  • Skills review and final exam at A-1
  • 3 Open Water training dives
  • Use of scuba equipment for pool session
  • Use of snorkeling equipment for pool session (we recommend you use your own if you have it)
  • Tanks and weights for open water dives

Does not include:

  • Scuba Equipment (BCD, regulator, gauges, wet suit) for open water dives. These items can be rented.
  • Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, booties) for open water dives. You will need to provide these.
  • Swimsuit, towel and personal hygiene items
  • Permit, transportation, lodging or meals

Option 2 – At the Blue Hole in Santa Rosa, NM

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Course Fee – please contact the Education Dept at 303-789-2450 or email at divers@a1scuba.com.

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Course Includes:

  • Skills review and final exam at A-1.
  • 3 Open Water training dives
  • Use of scuba equipment for pool session
  • Use of snorkeling equipment for pool session (we recommend you use your own if you have it)
  • Tanks and weights for open water dives

Does not include:

  • Scuba Equipment (BCD, regulator, gauges, wet suit) for open water dives. These items can be rented.
  • Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins, booties) for open water dives. You will need to provide these.
  • Swimsuit, towel and personal hygiene items
  • Parking, permit, transportation, lodging or meals

Sign Up Now

303 789-2450 and ask for the Education Department

Please note: Cancelling less than one week before the starting date will result in a forfeit of your course fee.

Where can I go from here?

Once you complete four SSI specialties and digitally log 24 dives you will automatically be sent your digital Level 3/Advanced Diver Recognition card.  There is no charge for this certification recognition.