SSI scuba diving courses

SSI Dive Courses

This personalised training system, accelerates the process of developing you into a serious diver in a way that is comfortable and enjoyable for you. Scuba skills become second nature, so you can relax and enjoy yourself when you go diving, anywhere in the world.

Discovery Scuba Dive

Try our SSI Discovery Scuba Diving course in Beruwala or Nilaveli and have the experience of a lifetime with Ypsylon Diving! Designed especially for beginner divers, get the skills you need to do your first ocean dive without the commitment of a certification.

Scuba Dive

SSI Scuba Diver Course is your first step into the certified world of diving! Gain a certification to dive to 12m in a short amount of time. You can upgrade to the Open Water Diver certification when you have more time.

Open Water Diver

This is the most popular entry-level certification for scuba diving in the world. The SSI Open Water Diver gives you a certification that recognised worldwide and lets you dive up to 18m.

Advanced Open Water

The SSI Advanced Open Water course is the next level after Open Water course. Equivalent to PADI Advance Open Water course, the SSI Advanced Open Water course give you new skills and allows you to dive down deeper.

Master Scuba Diver

Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. Live the dive lifestyle and explore the underwater world like never before. Do it by becoming a SSI Master Scuba Diver.

Dive Guide

This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional.

SSI Specialties

SSI Night and Limited Visibility

Dive with the nocturnal marine underwater creatures that hide during the day and enjoy a new magical experience while scuba diving at night.

SSI Equipment Techniques

Get into your diving gears and learn how to make adjustments, maintenance and fix any issues of your scuba equipment on the spot with the SSI Equipment Techniques course.

SSI Waves, Tides and Currents

Learn to go safely on the flow with the ocean currents and glide along the wall or above the sea floor with the knowledge and skills you have acquired during this class.

SSI Stress and Rescue

Not only you will heighten your awareness in emergency situations and gain the knowledge and the certification of the SSI Stress and Rescue diver,

SSI Digital Underwater Photography

But having an underwater camera does not make you an underwater photographer or videographer. You can take thousands of snapshots or video movies and have the video very shaky and most of the pictures blurred.

SSI Perfect Buoyancy

Learn to swim through the water effortlessly and gracefully as you apply the knowledge in controlling your breathing, adjusting your weight and polish your buoyancy skills.

    We are situated on the beachfront of  Beruwala beach close to Bentota. Our facilities allow us to arrange dive trips for groups up to 10 people with all required diving equipment rental. We have 12 different dive sites available in our area including 2 ship wrecks. Marvin - the owner of our dive center has about 10 years diving experience in this area. Our main goal is to provide unforgettable holiday experience underwater  by guiding you through the best places in our region. Let us know if you need any assistance in making your diving arrangements.