Specialty Courses

At South Shore Divers (SSD), all courses are taught in strict adherence to PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) standards and prices. For more information on SSD training standards, please see our Standards of Training page.

Enriched Air Diver (NITROX)

This course is designed to introduce students to the planning, safety aspects and benefits of diving with enriched air. The program addresses the use of enriched air with 22 percent to 40 percent oxygen, with emphasis on enriched air with 32 and 36 percent oxygen.

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Digital Underwater Photography

An introduction to digital underwater photography centered around today’s point-and-shoot digital cameras. The course is primarily for those interested to learn to capture the micro and macro underwater creatures and their adventures on film so they can share the thrill of diving with friends and family.

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Drift Diver

This course shows you how to enjoy the rush of flying underwater while staying in control with your buoyancy, navigation, and communication. Learn to “go with the flow,” while staying close with your dive partner, communicating with the dive boat, and knowing where you are the whole time.

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Deep Diver

Experience the thrill of diving to greater depths. Learn about safely planning no-decompression deep dives to a depth of up to 40 meters. This course involves two days out on the boat or a resort, making a total of 4 dives.

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Wreck Diver

Step right Into history and penetrate beyond the light zone. The Wreck Driver Specialty Course is intended as a safe, supervised introduction to wreck diving, with emphasis on fun and safety. See Two of the Japanese Shipwrecks of world war II at Samal lslands (as training and exploration site). 

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