• SSI Open Water Instructor briefing his OWD students before confined water training
  • SSI Wreck Specialty Instructor teaching a dive of the Wreck Specialty Course
  • SSI Divemaster Instructor teaching supervision in open water to Divemaster candidates
  • SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor training Master Divers on using underwater Scooters
  • SSI Dive Control Specialist Instructor teaching confined water to SSI Open Water Diver Students

SSI Navigation Specialty

Have you ever asked yourself, "How does my instructor manage to find the way back to the exit point or to the boat?"

SSI Navigation Specialty Instructor

If so, the NAVIGATION Program is what you need to learn this skill for yourself.

The NAVIGATION Program will teach you to navigate with a compass and how to apply natural navigation skills.

You will also learn to estimate distances, navigate different search patterns, find your way to different marking points, and be able to get back to the exit point at any time.

Course Content:

  • Natural Navigation
  • Compass Navigation
  • Combining Natural and Compass Navigation
  • Special Navigation Situations
  • The Sport of Navigation

The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

Combine other specialties while taking the NAVIGATION course! NIGHT/LIMITED VISIBILITY or SEARCH AND RECOVERY are great add ons - both courses put your navigation skills to the test. The possibilities are limitless!