Call Us: (702) 425-3428

Specialty Programs

At Waterworld we offer a wide variety of specialty scuba programs to help you become an expert diver in a specific field or just able to perform more experienced dives. The courses we offer include practically all the SSI specialty certification programs available at any SSI training facility around the world.

Boat Specialty

This course covers the knowledge you need to make your first boat diving vacation a true success, and how to prepare for diving from all sizes and types of boats.

CPR

CPR is a basic and necessary life saving skill that can be used by divers and people anywhere. Take this course and be able to help in the event of an emergency.

Deep Specialty

Some of the most amazing dive sites are located in deeper water; without proper training, this can put you at risk. The Deep Diving course will give you the knowledge, skills, and experience to make these dives safely.

Drysuit Specialty

With a Dry Suit Diving speciality course, never fear cold water again! Learn the basics of dry suit diving in this specialty course, and ensure your comfort and safety underwater.

EANx (Nitrox) Specialty

Nitrox allows for longer bottom time and larger safety margins. EAN Nitrox is SSI’s most popular specialty course, and can be completed without getting in the pool.

Equipment Techniques

Become one with your Total Diving System. In this course, you will learn about equipment selection, care and maintenance of your gear, and proper gear storage. Your equipment will thank you!

Latest News Articles

  • Become SSI Certified: Classes Forming Now
  • Now Registering Specialty Diving Classes
  • Top 5 Scuba Diving Locations in the United States
  • Know the Truth! Top 10 Scuba Diving Myths

Navigation Specialty

Become a safe and confident diver in the Navigation course, where you will learn how to use a compass, natural navigation skills, estimate distances, perform search patterns, and find your way back to the exit point.

Night and Limited Visibility Specialty

Just because the visibility is limited doesn’t mean the opportunities have to be! This course will teach you about planning and conducting night and limited visibility dives for fun, adventure, and exploration.

Perfect Buoyancy

Proper buoyancy control is best mastered with proper training. The Perfect Buoyancy course will teach you how to reduce your effort and improve air consumption underwater, while preventing you from accidentally damaging the reef.

Search & Recover Specialty

From sunken treasure to your buddy’s dive mask, there are times that knowing how to find lost items can be beneficial. In this course you will learn different search patterns for various conditions and how to lift objects underwater.

Science of Diving

The Science of Diving course is a fantastic way to learn about all of the areas of diving knowledge, including: physics, physiology, decompression theory, aquatic environment, and diving equipment. This course is especially important if you are planning on becoming a dive professional.

Shark Diving

In scuba diving, it is considered lucky to see a shark on your dive. This class will help you separate fact from fiction when it comes to these magnificent and often misunderstood creatures, and will teach you how to react when you encounter sharks underwater.

Stress and Rescue

The Diver Stress & Rescue course will teach you about accident prevention and will prepare you for those unexpected emergencies. Learn how to avoid, recognize, and solve problems on the surface and underwater.

Underwater Photo and Video Specialty

Vacation photos and videos are some of the greatest souvenirs. In this course, learn everything you need to know about underwater photography and video techniques and how to optimize your camera system for stunning underwater photography and videography.

Waves, Tides, and Currents

The motion of the ocean can have a big effect on your enjoyment of a dive. Waves, Tides, & Currents will teach you how to interact with a variety of water conditions.

Wreck Diving Specialty

Wreck dives offer a glimpse into the past and a hearty history lesson. Learn how to stay safe while navigating these exciting nautical artifacts.

If you don’t see the specialty course you want to take, contact Waterworld today. Our SSI Instructors are available to help you find a facility in Las Vegas or anywhere in the country and sign up for the course you want to take.