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Advanced Courses

SSI Specialty programs

Improve your diving skills and experience at Blutopia Dive Center under the professional and friendly guidance of our instructors. In the advanced diver training program you can choose from a variety of Advanced and Specialty courses. We are happy to advise you individually.

The SSI Specialty programs are the ideal way to improve your current skills and learn new ones. Once you have completed a certain number of specialty programs and logged a certain number of dives, you will automatically receive the Specialty Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver or Master Diver certification cards. For your diving stay in Rhodes we recommend the specialties Boat Diving, Deep Diving, Enriched Air Nitrox, and Wreck Diving For all courses you can complete the theory in advance via the SSI online training.

SSI Advanced Adventurer

This programme allows you to experience five different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programmes without having to complete the entire specialties. If you’re not sure how you want to proceed, this is the perfect way to improve your diving skills and experience and find out which specialty programmes might interest you.

  • You will receive the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification upon completion of this programme.
  • Minimum age: 10 years (12 years if you want to do the deep dive)
  • Depth limit: depending on the specialties
  • Duration: 5 dives + online training

Price: 300€
incl. rental equipment, certification fee, printed card

SSI Deep Diving Specialty

As a deep diver, you have the unique opportunity to discover some of the best dive sites in the world and the mysterious marine life. There is so much waiting for you in the deep blue sea. In a balanced combination of theory sessions and open water dives, the SSI Deep Diving Specialty teaches you everything you need to know for dives between 18 and 40 meters.

  • You will learn to plan and safely execute your deep diving adventures and get the most out of your deep dives using dive computers and gas consumption calculations.
  • Minimum age: 15 years
  • Depth limit: 40 Meters
  • Duration: 3 dives

Price: 400€
incl. rental equipment, certification fee, printed card

SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty

Want to experience safer diving or extend your no-decompression time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time at your favorite dive sites? Join the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty program and become a nitrox diver.

  • You’ll learn all about safely planning and conducting dives with enriched air mixtures up to 40% oxygen.
  • Minimum age: 15 years
  • Duration: Theory Course

Price: 160€
incl. rental equipment, certification fee, printed card

SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Specialty

The SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program is the best course to learn the skills necessary to help yourself and other divers. You’ll learn how to recognize stress, prevent accidents, and be taught practical techniques for performing rescues and emergency care.

  • With a combination of pool and open water training, you will be well and safely prepared to handle emergency and rescue situations.
  • Minimum age: 15 years
  • Duration: 2,5 days

Price: 500€
incl. rental equipment, certification fee, printed card