Thursday, July 25, 2024

SSI Expands Its Diver Recognition Card Program


Scuba Schools International has expanded its SSI Recognition Card program in 2021.

The program, which is aimed at motivating and encouraging prospective students, now has three categories, including:

  • Trial Programs.
  • Training Programs.
  • Club & Events.

The trial program card creates a positive experience for participants as well as creating a link between the dive pro and the student. The program applies to the following:

  • Try Scuba.
  • Try Freediving.
  • Try Mermaid.

The training program recognition card is designed to promote continuing education to students. It works by credit the first dive from a specialty course to the Advanced Adventurer program and vice versa. It applies to the following specialties:

  • Deep Diving.
  • Enriched Air Nitrox (EAN).
  • Navigation.
  • Photo & Video.
  • Boat Diving.
  • Search & Recovery.
  • Dry Suit Diving.
  • Night & Limited Visibility.
  • Wreck Diving.
  • Perfect Buoyancy.
  • Scooter/DPV Diving.
  • Waves, Tides & Currents.
  • The Ecology Programs.

The club and events program creates a sense of belonging and team membership. The program allows training centers to issue membership and event cards to participants.

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Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for