The Course

Divers jumping into the water with no cylinder on their back can be found in images of vacationing divers, as well as in scientific journals.

Technical Sidemount divingAs is the norm in wreck and cave diving, sidemount diving in sidemount equipment configuration is now being discovered by more and more divers, also in Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines. The simple, pleasant and weightless dive without the burden of the diving equipment to weigh down on the back – who wouldn’t want to experience this?

To make these kind of dives safely, it requires special training. Unfortunately, these dives are often carried out without the necessary preparation and knowledge, which often leads to a safety risk. Therefore, it is necessary to have the knowledge, skills and training to make Recreational Side Mount dives safely.

You will learn everything about the background, history, benefits and equipment of sidemount diving. In practice, you will learn how to configure your equipment and manage it in the water, recognizing that bouyancy and movement brings you a new diving experience.

Course Content

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  • History and Background
  • Benefits for the recreational diver
  • Equipment and Configuration
  • Handling in practice
  • Buoyancy
  • Planning a Sidemount dive

History and Background Benefits for the recreational diver Equipment and Configuration Handling in practice Buoyancy Planning a Sidemount dive

An SSI Recreational Sidemount course is made up of short academic sessions, with practice in the pool to ensure comfort and safety with this new equipment configuration. With the proper training, you can enjoy recreational Sidemount diving anytime.

Online Training

STEP 1 – REGISTER NOW, LOGIN AND GET STARTED!

Register yourself on the SSI homepage, then choose KASAI VILLAGE DIVE ACADEMY as a dive centre.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE!

STEP 2 – ONLINE TRAINING & SIGNING UP WITH A DIVE CENTER

There is no Digital Kit available yet for this course. As soon as it is available you will have unlimited access to it at your SSI App,  but in the Diamond version only!

Start Learning – the programs are exciting with videos and animations. Test your knowledge with interactive questions. Add notes for discussion with your Instructor and track your progress every time you login.

The DiveSSI App is an “All-In-One Dive Tool” to give you digital access to your Training Materials, Logbook and Certifications. By purchasing the Diamond Version of your Digital Kits, you can access your materials offline via the SSI App on your Tablet or Smart Phone. Visit your App Store and download the DiveSSI App FREE – Available for iOS and Android!

Book your home-study kit now

After you downloaded the SSI App and signed in trough your SSI Diver Profile you can start your online training as soon as we open the course materials for you!

THERE ARE TWO OPTIONS TO CHOOSE FROM:

Digital Recreational Sidemount Diver Diamond Kit includes:

  • Digital SSI Certification Card
  • Plastic SSI Certification Card
  • Digital Training materials including video
  • Interactive review questions, personal notes
  • Offline and Online access via App on 3 different devices
  • Lifelong updated information on the course
  • Digital online Logbook – 2 years license

Digital Recreational Sidemount Diver Rental Kit includes:

  • Digital SSI Certification Card only
  • Digital Training materials including video
  • Interactive review questions, personal notes
  • 6 month online access but a maximum of 2 weeks after certification
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What’s Included?

The Course includes all the elements required for completion: internationally recognized SSI Recreational Sidemount Diver Certification card, full equipment hire, high quality instruction from a highly qualified experienced instructors, tea, coffee, water, light refreshments and free access to wifi internet connection.

 

  • ₱ 12,495.00
  • 2 days
  • 1 theory lessons
  • 1 pool session
  • 2 Open water dives
  • To take this course you must be at least 15 years old or older
  • This course can be started any day
  • Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty