Your Pathway

Your Pathway

Do you want to stay down a little longer, go a little deeper or explore a little further? If so, the SSI XR Range of Programs is exactly what you are looking for.

SSI Extended Range programs are designed to take your diving to the next level. Whether you are looking for the excitement of deep diving, going beyond recreational diving limits, significantly extending your bottom time or enjoying the thrill of exploring deep reefs, wrecks and caves, Extended Range provides the training and experience necessary to complete your new adventure with confidence and skill.

Extended Range diving will open up a diverse variety of aquatic environments, increase your dive depths limits, extend your bottom times and train you on new procedures. Academically you will advance your knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures and theories specific to diving safely with a decompression ceiling. You will adapt your existing equipment or be introduced to new equipment concepts and the technically oriented dive rig. You will also learn and master new skills designed to enhance your safety and enjoyment using this new equipment design. During your program your instructor will cover everything from supreme buoyancy, propulsion, equipment management and effective decompression.

Extended Range Nitrox

  • 1 day theory
  • 1 day in the pool
  • 4 ocean dives

Qualification: This program qualifies you to dive to 40 meters using nitrox mixtures of up to 50%, and 15 minutes of back gas decompression using a one stage decompression gas. 

Advanced Wreck

  • Half a day theory
  • Half a day in the pool
  • 4 ocean dives

Qualification: This program allows limited penetration into the wreck overhead environment.

Extended Range Limited Trimix

  • Half a day theory
  • Half a day in the pool
  • 4 ocean dives

Qualification: This program qualifies you to dive to 45 meters using nitrox mixtures, and 25 minutes of accelerated decompression using oxygen as a one stage decompression gas.