Wreck Diving Specialty Course
Diving on wrecks means diving in the past
It is an unbelievable experience to see a big ship from a bird's perspective and to glide towards the captain's bridge. Diving on a wreck is exciting, but there are some potential risks. However, with the right training wreck diving can be a great adventure.Check Class Schedule
During the WRECK DIVING SPECIALTY COURSE you will learn where and how to get background information on wrecks, how to locate wrecks and how to prepare for a wreck dive. During the 2 mandatory dives you will apply the correct wreck diving techniques, as well as, evaluate and avoid the potential risks while diving on wrecks.
The SSI Training Materials and Online Training program are designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You can complete the academics online when you sign up for SSI’s Online Training program, and then attend review sessions at your favorite SSI Dive Center.
- Selecting a wreck
- Wreck diving equipment
- Locating the wreck
- Diving the wreck
- Advanced wreck diving
*Any 4 diving specialties plus 24 dives qualifies a diver as Advanced Open Water certified. We highly recommend the Navigation, Night, Limited Visibility, Wreck, and Deep diving specialties for Advanced Open Water. Additionally, we recommend doing the Deep and Wreck dives in Morehead City with one of our instructors (three student minimum). There is an additional $300.00 charge with this choice (Lodging and Charter boat charges not included). Please check with Diver center for any changes.
- 1 night class
- 1 day, 2 dives
- cert card
- SSI Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent
- Age Requirement:
- Standard dive equipment
- Wreck reel
- Lift bag
Paperwork: (click item to download and print)
Decades of experience have taught us that there are four requirements to serious diving and serious fun. There is a strong correlation between the quality of your training and the amount of fun you will have.
There are certain diving skills that must be learned. With a professional teaching system, you can study the information at your own pace. An instructor is always available for assistance.
The most comfortable, convenient and enjoyable way to dive is with your own
set of properly-fitted equipment. As you become familiar with your equipment, your ability level increases. Annual servicing assures your equipment’s performance and minimizes malfunctions.
You must develop ability with basic scuba skills, such as moving in the water and equipment handling. The best way to learn is from a qualified instructor at a professional scuba school. Review and practice time reinforces the skills
While education helps develop knowledge and skills, the key to becoming a comfortable and confident diver is simply to dive as much as possible. Your experience and ability increase as you seek out different diving locations, meet new friends, have new adventures and explore new worlds. That is why SSI’s motto is “Serious Diving, Serious Fun!”