Sidemount courses from different agencies: IANTD Sidemount, TDI Sidemount, SSI XR Sidemount

SSI Extended Range Sidemount

The SSI XR Sidemount program provides divers with the training necessary to independently plan and conduct dives, using extended range sidemount equipment configurations and techniques, within the depth limits allowed by their certification levels, and with an equally- or more-qualified buddy.

Prerequisites SSI XR Sidemount:
  • Min. 16 years old
  • SSI Open Water Diver or equivalent
Requirements For Completion:
  • Complete all academic sessions and assessments as outlined in the instructor manual for Sidemount Diving.
  • Complete a Sidemount Diving final exam.
  • Complete a pool/confined water skill development session of at least one (1) hour.
  • Complete at least 4 open water training dives, with a cumulative time of at least 120 minutes, as outlined in the instructor manual for Sidemount Diving.
  • Note: All in-water training must be planned and conducted within the no-decompression limits. The course also covers basic fundamental training.
SSI Extended Range