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Become a Scuba Diving Expert

Learn everything that you need to know about scuba diving at North Alabama Dive Center. We are certified to teach SSI classes on a wide variety of areas involving diving, including scuba.

We can even take care of all your certification paperwork for you. Contact our family-owned business at 256-708-1073 to sign up.

Science of Diving

This program provides an in-depth, detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment, and diving equipment.

It is required training for most SSI Dive Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs. You will earn the SSI Science of Diving Specialty certification upon completion.
The minimum age is 10-years-old. An Open Water Diver certification is a prerequisite if in-water training is included. Online academic learning sessions are included. The suggested duration is 12-20 hours.

Dive Guide

This program gives you the skills and experience necessary to safely lead groups of certified divers. It is also the first step towards a career as an SSI Dive Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program. Professional Dive Guides can work for SSI Dive Centers and guide dives in a variety of environments and conditions. You will earn the SSI Dive Guide certification upon completion of the program.

The minimum age is 15-years-old, or 18 if you have active status. Advanced Adventurer and Diver Stress & Rescue certifications are required, along with 40 logged dives, as well as certification or equivalent experience in navigation, night and limited visibility, and deep diving.

You need to complete 10 open water dives or at least 50 in total. The maximum training depth is 40 meters/130 feet. The suggested duration is 35-45 hours.

Career Started Bundle

The Career Starter Bundle combines all the Digital Specialty Program Kits necessary to become an SSI Dive Professional at a discounted price.

The following Digital Kits are included:

  • Deep Diving
  • Dive Guide
  • Diver Stress & Rescue
  • Enriched Air Nitrox
  • Navigation
  • Night and Limited Visibility
  • React Right

The next logical bundle for a Dive Professional candidate to purchase is the SSI Dive Professional Career Package, which includes all Digital Kits up to Open Water Instructor level. The minimum age for this program is 18-years-old.