• Drysuit Specialty Course

Drysuit Specialty Course

Make diving a year-round activity by learning the basics of using a drysuit.

If you want to dive during the fall and winter in the colder climates, DRY SUIT DIVING is the course you should take. Visibility at these times of the year is usually excellent so it's a great time to get out there.

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Course Description:


The DRY SUIT DIVING program you will learn about the advantages of dry suit diving, different suits, valves, underwear and dry suit accessories. During the 2 mandatory dives you will apply correct dry diving techniques and demonstrate the correct care and maintenance of a dry suit.

The SSI Training Materials and the Home Study 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.


  • Why drysuits
  • Types of drysuits
  • Drysuit values
  • Undergarment selection
  • Drysuit accessories
  • Drysuit techniques
  • Maintenance of drysuits
  • Drysuit repairs


  • 1 night class
  • 1 day, 2 dives
  • digital cert card



  • SSI Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent
  • Age Requirement: 12 years old

Equipment Requirements

  • Standard dive equipment
  • Drysuit (training suit available for rent)

Paperwork: (click item to download and print)

Medical Statement - SSI





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