Referral Diver



During this training you will learn everything you need to become an SSI Open Water DiverYou follow the entire program, without the outdoor dives. Back in your own country, you can indicate to an SSI diving school that you are a Referral Diver, and then complete the program with your open water diving and become an SSI Open Water Diver.

As an SSI Referral Diver it is mandatory to obtain your SSI Open Water Diver license within 12 months, otherwise the value of your diving license will expire and you must follow the entire SSI Open Water Diver training. Do you continue your education after 6 months? Then we strongly advise you to follow the SSI Scuba Skills Update course first.

Minimum age


Amount of academic sessions


Amount of pool / Confined water sessions


Amount of open water sessions

Not applicable / Mandatory

Maximum training depth

18 m

Suggested duration (h)