Would like to start Scuba Diving with a good reputable agency? Short on time? Get certified to dive up to 12 meters in a matter of 2 days!

SSI Scuba Diver Course is the best option to start scuba diving for those who are on holiday and have got limited time.

The program entails only theory training, 3 confined water sessions  (where our experienced SSI instructors will practise some vital skills with you) and 2 open water dives, where you’ll dive to a maximum depth of 12 meters and admire the magic of underwater world.

1. Theory

Theory part can be done by completing user-friendly online training prior to your arrival to Malta (which saves plenty of time on holiday, is suitable for all ages and is a great fun as well).

Online training programis designed so that the student could learn the academics at his own pace whenever it’s convenient.

Online training is done through an SSI APP, that offers comprehensive learning, paired with exciting videos and animations. You will be able to test your knowledge with interactive questions and track your progress every time you login.

The APP is FREE, register here to receive an access: https://my.divessi.com/register

Scuba Diver Course e-learning kit must be unlocked for you by the dive-centre and is available Diamond version (including Digital SSI Certification Card (D-Card), Digital Training Materials, Online & Offline access on up to 3 devices and Digital Logbook - 2 year license) @ 65,- €

2. Confined Water Training

There are three confined water sessions, in a maximum depth of four metres, during which students learn the practical skills required to become a Scuba Diver. The instructor describes, demonstrates and then asks students to repeat each skill until it is fully mastered.

3. Open Water Dives

There are two open water dives, during which students progressively build up their depth experience to a maximum depth of 12 metres and the skills learned in confined water are consolidated.


The whole course takes two days to complete, dependent upon the method of theory study; all equipment is included.

Day 1: E-learning students progress immediately onto their confined water sessions.

Day 2: Open Water Dives. These are usually half day sessions and should be finished by about 2pm, unless further training is required.

On completion of the course students are certified Scuba Divers, with a depth limit of 12m, and with no expiry date. Should you wish to extend your diving education, you may progress onto SSI Open Water Diver.


The basic price of the course is 185,- €. Online kit costs 65,- €

Included in the price:

  • Online theory training
  • Instructor tuition in Malta
  • 2 Open Water Dives
  • Return transport from your accommodation to dive school (from Mellieha, Xemxija, St Paul’s Bay, Bugibba, Ramla & Cirkewwa areas)
  • Return transport to dive sites
  • SSI certification card
  • All diving equipment

All courses at Seashell are conducted by our fully-trained SSI professional instructors.


Tuition is available in different languages, please enquire with us.

€ 250.00
Deposit pp.: 
€ 50.00

Further questions?  contact us!