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SSI International Certifications Diving Courses In Xcalak @ Playa Sonrisa Resort

Learn with the diving courses in Xcalak the techniques and skills necessary to explore the most impressive coral reefs in the region, while you become a certified diver.

Our highly qualified dive instructors will guide you in this exciting and safe adventure.

Don’t wait any longer to live an unforgettable experience under the sea in Xcalak!

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Beginners

Try Dive

It provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to complete initiation dives up to 12m in an open water environment.

Includes

– A theory session
– A confined water session
– A dive in the open sea up to 12 meters

Requirements

Minimum age: 10 years

Basic Diver

It provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to complete initiation dives up to 12m in an open water environment.

Includes

– A theory session
– A confined water session
– A dive in the open sea up to 12 meters

Requirements

Minimum age: 10 years

Scuba Diver

It is the first certification that provides students with the knowledge and training necessary to dive under the supervisión directa de un profesional of diving in environments equivalent to those of their training and in depths less than those 12m

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– A confined water session
– 2 dive in the open sea up to 12 meters

Requirements

Minimum age: 10 years

Open Water Diver

It is the certification that includes the training necessary to dive autonomously with a partner of equal or greater qualification in environments equivalent to those of their training and in depths of less than 18 meters.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– Confined water sessions
– Four open water dives up to 18m.

Requirements 

Minimum age: 10 years

Advanced

Advanced Adventure

Provides divers certificates an introduction to five specialty programs different SSI under the direct supervision of an SSI professional.

– Deep Diving
– Enriched Air Nitrox (EAN)
– Navigation
– Night & Limited Visibility
– Perfect Buoyancy
– Photo & Video
– Search & Recovery

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– Confined water sessions
– Open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver

Diver Stress & Rescue

Provides you with the skills and knowledge to identify stress, prevent incidents, and respond to the most common emergency situations among recreational divers.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– 3 confined water sessions
– 3 open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver 
Minimum age: 14 years

Specialties

Deep Diver

Provides the skills and knowledge necessary to perform open water dives with seguridad a profundidades entre los 18 y los 40 metros.

Includes

– Dive 1: between 18 and 24 meters
– Dive 2: between 24 and 30 meters
– Dive 3: between 30 and 40 meters

Requirements

Minimum age: 15 years

Night Dive

Provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to dive safely and comfortably noche o con limited visibility.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– Open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver 

Buoyancy

Improve your diving position and buoyancy control, to optimize your air consumption safely.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– Open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver 

Photography & Video

Knowledge necessary to dive safely while using an underwater camera and techniques to optimize photography thanks to color / light theory.

Includes
– A theory session + online theory
– Open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver

Nitrox

SSI Enriched Air Nitrox provides students with the basic knowledge and skills to dive safely while using breathing gas with enriched gas mixtures.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver

Navigation

Knowledge necessary to navigate safely underwater using both compass orientation techniques and natural light.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– Open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver

Recreational Sidemount

Knowledge needed to dive safely and comfortably with a single or dual tank side-mounted rig configuration.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– 1 confined water session
– 3 open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver
Minimum age: 12 years

Search And Recovery

Search and Recovery, provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform basic small object search and recovery dives safely and comfortably.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory
– 1 confined water session
– 3 open water dives.

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver
Minimum age: 12 years

First Aid

The SSI React Right program is intended to provide students with the training and knowledge to act as a first responder, provide first aid and CPR, administer oxygen, or assist during AED during a medical emergency.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory

Requirements

Open Water Diver
Junior Open Water Diver
Minimum age: 12 years

Pro / Divemaster

Diving Science

SSI’s Science of Diving program provides students with a detailed study of the physics and physiology of diving, decompression theory, the underwater environment, and scuba equipment.

Includes

– A theory session + online theory

Requirements

Minimum age: 12 years

Dive Guide

The SSI Dive Guide program provides candidates with the knowledge and training necessary to supervise and guide certified divers on recreational scuba dives.

Includes

– Theory sessions + online theory
– Confined water sessions
– Open water dives.

Requirements

Minimum age: 15 years
Minimum dives: +40
*Diver Stress & Rescue
*Five recorded experience dives:
– Deep Diving
– Navigation
–Night & Limited Visibility

Diving Internships

Make your dream of becoming a Divemaster and Dive Guide come true with our internships!

We are proud to offer an unparalleled learning experience in one of the most beautiful diving destinations in Mexico: Xcalak, Mahahual, Bacalar, Carrillo Puerto and Tulum & Playa del Carmen.

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