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Scuba Diving Courses SSI

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At Medanodive we always try to improve and give the best to our divers, and that is why we have expanded our offer of diving courses in Tenerife. Now, together with PADI, we also have the prestigious SSI teaching organization, Scuba School International.

Below you can see a list of the advantages of being certified with SSI:

  • Registration on the platform is very easy and intuitive.
  • All the theoretical part is ONLINE, saving a lot of time on your vacation. This part can be done from a computer, mobile or tablet.
  • You will have your manuals at your disposal whenever you need them on the SSI platform or in the MySSI application.
  • Through the application you will have a profile where you can register the courses taken, the dives and the news. For example free courses, events …

Why chooses Medanodive to do your diving course in Tenerife.

  • We do personalized and tailor-made courses. We know that each diver is different and has different needs.
  • Small groups, maximum of 2 people per instructor to be able to give the best service.
  • Flexibility in schedules and days.
  • Our reviews support us both on google, facebook or tripadvisor.

SSI beginner courses in Tenerife

SSI Try scuba

This would be the first step for the initiation to diving. The try scuba, It is a dive in confined waters, up to a maximum of 5 meters deep. Always with the full assistance of an instructor.

The activity is intended for people who want to experience underwater breathing and the feeling of weightlessness while observing the marine fauna.

Pre-requirements:

  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • No previous experience is necessary

Duration: ½ day, 1 dive

Price: 60€

SSI Basic diver

The Basic Diver mini consists of two dives.

The first dive is intended to get to know the team. Practice underwater breathing. Perform some very basic and easy exercises that will give you experience and security to be able to dive continuously, always under the supervision of the instructor.

The second dive we will enjoy the sensation of weightlessness and we will be able to go down to a maximum depth of 12m. Where we will enter the seabed where we can explore the reef in its entirety and its surroundings.

This training is intended for people who want to go deeper and learn a little more about diving. It is also an educational course and it is valid for the following SSI courses.

If after completing the course, you would like to continue and obtain the scuba diver or open water diver certification. You will have a part done that will be discounted as part of the course.

Pre-requirements:

  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • No previous experience is necessary

Duration: ½ día, 2 Dives

Price: 90€

SSI diving certifications for beginners in Tenerife

If you love the underwater world, Or you are an aquatic person and you have an incredible desire to dive. You do not need to do a baptism or initiation, if not, you can directly obtain the best known diving certifications in the world. I did it like that and many other divers did too.

SSI Scuba diver

Scuba Diver SSI course will provide you with the possibility of having a broader knowledge of the equipment and an experience to be able to dive safely up to 12 meters.

The course has a part of online theory that you can do, through the application. A part of easy exercises at a maximum depth of 5m. Two dives to a depth of 12 meters. Where you will practice everything you have learned in the exercises and you will enjoy seeing the wonderful seabed of Tenerife.

It is intended for people who want to get a first degree, but do not have the time to do the open water course. This course is a part, in turn, of open water. We can carry out the remaining part at any other time.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Dive to 12 meters with the supervision of a dive guide.
  • To be able to continue with the open water course.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 10 years.
  • No previous experience is necessary

Duration: 2 days, 3 Dives

Price: 240€

SSI Open water diver

The SSI Open Water Diver is the best known diving course in the world.

It has a part of theory that you can do online, through the app. A part of easy underwater exercises, at a maximum depth of 5m. Two dives to a depth of 12 meters. Two dives to a maximum depth of 18 meters.

This course will provide you with the knowledge on how to use the equipment and how to understand the safe practices of diving., Besides having a great time.

This is the most widely recognised course throughout the world.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Dive up to 18 meters autonomously.
  • To be able to continue your training with specialties.
  • Worldwide recognition.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 10 years.
  • No previous experience is necessary.

Duration: 3 o 4 days, 6 dives

Price: 395€

Packs – open water diver + specialty

The entrance courses are aimed at people who are short on time but want to learn how to dive. That is why the course teaches the basics to be certified but divers still have a long way to go to master the discipline. These packs are intended for those who want to leave with good training and knowledge beyond the basic courses.

SSI Open water diver + SSI perfect buoyancy

This pack is intended for people who want to finish their first level training with perfect buoyancy and who can master basic concepts such as descents, ascents and good buoyancy. Once the open water course is finished, there will be two dives, where we will focus on the importance of buoyancy. It is something very important in diving. When we are able to control it, our air consumption will decrease, it will make us more respectful of the aquatic environment.

At the end of the courses you will be able to:

Dive up to 18 meters autonomously.
To be able to continue your training with specialties.
Have good buoyancy.
Have good control on ascents and descents.

  • Dive up to 18 meters autonomously.
  • To be able to continue your training with specialties.
  • Have good buoyancy.
  • Have good control on ascents and descents.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • No previous experience is necessary

Duration: 3 or 4 days, 8 dives. 6 Open Water dives and two buoyancy dives.

Price: 465€

You save : 80€

SSI Open water diver + SSI Enriched air NITROX

In this pack you will learn to dive and the advantages of breathing NITROX enriched air and its limitations. This air gives us the possibility of doing consecutive dives, without having so many limitations with depth and time. In many parts of the world and especially on live-a-board cruises it is mandatory to have the NITROX enriched air specialty since only this air mixture is used for diving.

At the end of the courses you will be able to:

Dive up to 18 meters autonomously.
Know the rules when diving with Nitrox.
How to calculate the maximum depth according to the air mixture.
What are the limits with this air.

  • Dive up to 18 meters autonomously.
  • Know the rules when diving with Nitrox.
  • How to calculate the maximum depth according to the air mixture.
  • What are the limits with this air.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • No previous experience is necessary

Duration: 3 o 4 days, 6 dives.

Price: 455€

You save: 70€

SSI Open water diver + SSI dry suit

These courses are intended for people who want to understand the benefits and knowledge of diving with a dry suit. If you are a cold person and you are not lucky enough to live in warm temperatures year round. Then the drysuit is for you.

This course gives you the knowledge on how to safely use the drysuit and how it can affect your buoyancy in different ways.

At the end of the courses you will be able to:

Dive in colder waters whilst wearing a drysuit to keep you snug.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 12 years
  • No previous experience is necessary

  • Edad mínima: 12 años
  • No es necesaria experiencia previa

Duration: 4 o 5 days, 8 dives.

Price: 495€

You save: 95€

The path to becoming an SSI open water diver

Many people do not have the necessary time or the financial means to take the SSI Open Water Diver course. This prevents them from training as divers and they are forced to do a trydive from time to time.

At Medanodive, we always think of our clients. We have decided to solve this problem and we worked out a solution. With continuous teaching. Thus, you could complete the course in three parts. In each part you would learn a portion of the course and at the end you would complete everything you need to be an SSI open water diver. The best thing about all this is that the price would be exactly the same as if you did the course at once.

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theseSSI Basic diver


This would be the first step to becoming an SSI open water diver. After completing this course you would gain credit towards your open water certification.

duration: 1/2 day
number of dives: 2
price: 90

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SSI Scuba diver


This would be the second step and at the end you would already have your first certification. With the SSI scuba diver course you can dive up to 12 meters under the supervision of an instructor.

– duration: 1 and 1/2 days
– number of dives: 2
– price: € 150

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SSI open water diver


The last step would be to complete the remaining theoretical and practical part and become an SSI open water diver. At the end of the course you will receive your certification and be able to dive anywhere in the world up to 18 metres.

– duration: 2 days
– number of dives: 2
– price: € 155

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SSI diving certifications for advanced divers

SSI Advanced adventurer

If the Open Water course is short, and you want to know more about diving. We offer you the possibility of taking the SSI Advanced adventurer course. You will get basic training on 5 different experiences, which you choose. Thanks to this course, you will be able to experience 5 different branches of the world. It has a part of theory that you can do online, through the SSI application.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

Dive 30 meters deep.
Within the adventures you can choose, deep diving, wreck diving, night diving, navigation, perfect buoyancy, enriched air nitrox, search and recovery, and many more!

  • Dive 30 meters deep.
  • Within the adventures you can choose, deep diving, wreck diving, night diving, navigation, perfect buoyancy, enriched air nitrox, search and recovery, and many more!

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 10 years or 12 years if the deep dive is done.
  • Have the open water diver course.

Duration: 2 y 1/2 days, 5 dives

Price: 295€

SSI Diver stress & Rescue

The SSI, Stress and Rescue diving course is a very fun and enjoyable course, in which you will learn how to act in emergency situations. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to act correctly in dangerous or stressful situations, assist or rescue fellow divers both on the surface and underwater. Correct action can be the difference between saving a life or not.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify the stress of another diver, both underwater and on the surface.
  • Prevent diving accidents.
  • Help in emergency situations.
  • You will have enough tools to be able to self rescue rescue.
  • You will be a better dive buddy, as your training will help others feel more confident diving with you.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 12 years.
  • Have the open water diver course.
  • Take the react right course or equivalent (first aid and cpr)
  • Be physically able to complete the skills.

Duration: 2 days

Price: 295€

Packs for advanced divers

Pack – Diver SSI Stress & Rescue + SSI React Right

This pack is aimed at divers who do not have the first aid course and are interested in doing the Diver Stress & Rescue course. These courses will help you to carry out a successful rescue and be able to give first aid to a diver or a person who needs it.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify problems that may arise while underwater and on the surface.
  • Know how to rescue yourself.
  • Have a basic notion of what first aid is and give primary assistance before emergencies arrive.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 12 years.
  • Open Water Diver .

Duration: 2 days

Price: 350€

You save: 45€

Pack – SSI Nitrox + SSI Deep dive or Dry suit

This pack would be the next step to take after doing the Advanced Adventurer course.

You will learn the advantages of diving with enriched air or Nitrox. A breathable mixture of gases other than air, between 22% and 40% Oxygen.

Deep Diving you will learn the specialized equipment for deep diving, how to organize a dive. How to manage your air supply. The advantages and disadvantages of diving deep.

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Dive with nitrox and know how to calculate it.
  • You will be able to gain time at depth.
  • Know the depth limits.
  • You can dive up to 40m.

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • Have the open water diver course

Duration: 2-3 days

Price: 295€

You save: 75€

Pack – SSI Nitrox + SSI Deep diver + SSI Dry suit

Complete pack. Being able to do deep dives up to 40 meters, with a dry suit, is the previous step before making the leap to technical diving. The nitrox course will help you understand that there is a different mix to air and the benefits of diving with nitrox

At the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Dive with nitrox and know how to calculate it.
  • You will be able to gain time at depth.
  • Know the depth limits.
  • You can dive up to 40m.
  • Enjoy diving with a dry suit.
  • The advantages of these suits

Pre requirements:

  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • Have the Open water diver course.

Duration: 3 days

Price: 445€

You save: 120€

SSI professional diving courses

SSI Dive Guide

If you want to change your life and train as a professional, this will be your first step. With the SSI Dive guide, you will gain more knowledge and skills in diving. You will learn how to work in a dive center and all the tasks that it entails both in and out of the water. .

At the end of the dive guide you will be able to:

  • Guide dives to certified divers.
  • Know how to plan the dives.
  • Underwater orientation.

Prerequisites for the SSI Dive Guide course

  • 15 years or18 to be certified as a professional dive guide.
  • Have logged a minimum of 40 dives.
  • Have the following certifications from SSI or another recognised organisation: Open water, Stress and Rescue and React Right.
    All dive guide candidates should have experience in Deep, Navigation and night diving if they do not already have the speciality.

*It is not necessary to have the specialties if it can be shown that the candidate has 5 logged dives of each specialty. If this is the case, the instructor in charge of the course will evaluate the skills of the candidates in these specialties.

*If any of the candidates does not meet any of the requirements, the corresponding dives or courses may be carried out at a discounted price to be able to complete them.

  • If a course or specialty is missing, the price will be 30% cheaper.

Duration of the SSI dive Guide course

The Dive guide course is a 5 day course.

SSI Dive Guide course price

The price of the SSI Dive Guide course would be € 499.

What is included in the SSI Dive Guide course?

  • Unlimited dives within the agreed dates
  • Online material (can be done with the mobile, tablet or on the computer)
  • E-LogBook
  • Diving equipment
  • We do not force candidates to have their own diving equipment, but we do recommend it, since it is essential for the subsequent job search.
  • Medanodive is an official seller of the MARES brand. If they decide to buy any part of the equipment with us, we will give them a 20% discount on the RRP. The discount will be 30% if they decide to buy the complete equipment.
  • SSI Dive Guide certification valid and recognized throughout the world.

SSI Dive Guide + SSI Divemaster

If what you like is diving and you want to make a profession out of a hobby, the SSI Divemaster is your course. You will be able to enjoy diving and transmit your passion for the underwater world to other divers.

The Divemaster is in charge of preparing, organizing and making a safe dive. During this course you will acquire leadership skills, we will teach you to help instructors with their students. You will learn how to organize the logistics and orientation of the dives.

At the end of the Divemaster you will be able to:

  • Guide dives to certified divers.
  • Know how to plan the dives.
  • Underwater orientation.
  • Help instructors with courses
  • Qualify as a specialist trainer for Marine Ecology programs.

Prerequisites for the SSI Divemaster course

  • Minimum age 18 years.
  • Possess a minimum of 60 dives.
  • Have the following certifications from SSI Science of Diving and Professional Dive Guide.
  • Medical certificate with no more than one year old.

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