• 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 Underwater Naturalist Specialty

"Learn to recognize underwater marine life and tell your buddies all about it once back on the surface!"

SSI Underwater Naturalist Specialty Instructor

Course Content:

  • Gain experience in basic marine life identification techniques
  • Learn the characteristics of marine life families and species
  • Practice underwater identification procedures

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 UNDERWATER NATURALIST course! UNDERWATER DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY or DEEP DIVING are great add ons. The possibilities are limitless!