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SPECIALTY COURSES

Courses

Chania Diving Center

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 ability to safely and comfortably plan and conduct dives beyond 18 meters, and is a prerequisite for some advanced training. You will earn the SSI Deep Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum age: 15 years old
Certification Prerequisites: Open water certification
Open Water Dives: 3
Maximum Training depth: 40 meters/130 feet

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Chania Diving Center

This program is unique to the Seabob Scooter DPV and provides you with skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct dives using underwater scooters or diver propulsion vehicles (DPVs). You will learn the special precautions for using DPVs, how to maintain buddy contact and control your equipment, and how to safely enjoy the new experiences that a DPV dive provides.

You will earn the SSI Seabob Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum age: 12 years old
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Maximum Training Depth: Varies with age

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Chania Diving Center

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. Our goal is help you capture your amazing underwater experiences. You will earn the SSI Photo & Video Specialty certification.

Minimum age: 12 years old
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Maximum Training Depth: Varies
Duration: Varies

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Chania Diving Center

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using a dry suit. You will learn the special requirements for dry suit diving, how to use your new equipment, the benefits of a dry suit, and how to deal with emergency situations that are unique to dry suit diving. You will earn the SSI Dry Suit Diving Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum age: 12 years old
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Certification
Maximum Depth: 30 meters/100 feet (12-14 years old: 18 meters/ 60 feet)

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Chania Diving Center

Many of the best dive sites have artificial reefs, or wrecks that have sunk through the ages. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely scuba dive above and around these underwater treasures. You will earn the SSI Wreck Diving certification after completing this program.

Minimum age: 12 years old
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water certification
Open Water Dives: 2
Maximum Training Depth: Varies with age

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Chania Diving Center

This program provides a general understanding of the complex and exciting science of marine ecology, which is the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment, the flow of energy through communities, and the link between ocean ecosystems. You will earn the SSI Marine Ecology Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum age: 12 years old
Certification Prerequisites: Open water diver

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Chania Diving Center

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive at night or in limited visibility conditions. Some of the most amazing creatures only come out at night, so your dive doesn’t have to end when the sun goes down. You will learn how to enter and exit the water, use specialized equipment, and how to communicate and dive with a buddy at night or in limited visibility. You will earn the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum age: 12 years old
Certification Prerequisites: Open water certification
Open water Dives: 2
Maximum Training depth: Vary by age

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