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SSI Courses

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BLUE SUBMARINE EGYPT is a SSI training facility with many years of experience.

From complete beginners to professional levels we offer a comprehensive range of courses. 

Training manuals are available in the language of your choice and are included in the price. 

If you prefer to save your holiday time then you can opt to complete the theory online with the SSI eLearning programme in the comfort of your own home.  Click here for details.



An introduction to scuba diving including basic theory overview, 1 confined water skills practice dive, and an open water dive in the sea to maximum 12 metres depth.

All under the supervision of an Instructor.

Minimum age: 10


2 day certification course including 3 classroom theory sessions, 3 pool skills practice dives and 2 open water dives in the sea to maximum 12 metres depth.

Qualification enables you to dive anywhere in the world with a SSI professional to a maximum of 12 metres depth.

Minimum age: 10 (10-11 year old participants earn the Junior Scuba Diver certification).


3-4 days certification course including 5 classroom sessions, 5 pool skills practice dives and 4 open water dives in the sea to maximum 18 metres depth,

The most internationally recognised diving certification enables you to dive anywhere in the world to a maximum of 18 metres depth.

Minimum age: 10 (10-11 year old participants earn the Junior Open Water certification and must dive with a parent or SSI professional.  12-14 year olds also earn the Junior certification and must dive with an adult).






2-3 days certification course to maximum 30 metres depth.

5 dives including deep & navigation and a choice of 3 other dives according to your interests.  Examples include Fish Identification, Boat, Drift, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Wreck and more.

Minimum age: 10 (10-14 year olds earn the Junior Advanced certification are are limited to 21 metres depth).



A whole range of speciality courses for the diving that interests you!

1-3 days certification courses

Choices include Boat Diver, Deep Diver, Drift Diver, Enriched Air Diver, Digital Underwater Photography, Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver and many more.

Minimum ages vary according to each course so please ask for more details.



One of the most rewarding and fun courses to complete, training to be a Rescue Diver focuses on identifying and managing problems in a recreational diving setting.

3 day certification course including theory, skill practice and 2 final emergency scenarios.

Minimum age: 12 (12-14 year olds earn the Junior Rescue Diver certification). 

A current first aid certification is required to participate.  The SSI Emergency First Response course can be made and takes 1 day to complete.


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Don't spend your holiday time studying!

Why not complete diving theory at home before you come to Egypt?  With SSI's eLearning course options, you can complete all the Open Water Diver Course study online before coming to enjoy getting wet in the beautiful Red Sea.

Full multimedia interactive programmes guide you through step by step, including quizzes and exams to test your knowledge.  Simply print out what you finished and give it to your instructor here at Blue Submarine Egypt.

To get started today, you can email our instructors at any time!


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