Become an SSI Waves, Tides and Currents Specialty Diver!
Diving in currents opens up a world of new dive sites that often host the most spectacular marine life. Go shore diving and you will discover the simplicity of just walking off the beach and exploring your favourite dive sites with ease. But wave, tides and currents can impact your dives and affect your safety if you do not know how to handle them.
The SSI Waves, Tides and Currents specialty will enhance your dive skills and understanding, so you can enjoy diving in different environments safely and with confidence! You will gain a better understanding of dynamic open water environments and learn about the environmental conditions that affect different dive sites. You will also practice diving from shore, in currents or in rivers to earn the specialty certification. Get started today!
Dive beyond the surf and surge!
Here are the benefits you can expect from attending this training program:
- Learn the skills and techniques needed to safely and comfortably conduct dives in waves, tides, and currents.
- Learn about environmental conditions that affect dive sites.
- Practice evaluating and diving from shore, in currents, or in rivers.
To sign up to and gain the specialty certification you will need to complete the practical dives and make sure the following requirments are met.
- Minimum age 10yrs.
- Complete the required 2 open water dives.
- Be a certified open water diver or higher.
Waves, Tides & Currents
If you have not registered with SSI, we will get you all signed up. We will require some details from you, Full name, Email and Date of birth. You will receive an email from SSI to begin your theory.
If you are already registered with SSI keep an eye on your email as you will be notified once, you are signed and ready to go.