SSI Open Water Instructors are the backbone of the dive industry, teaching new divers to safely explore the underwater world, providing introductory courses to those who are considering a scuba certification, and teaching continuing education programs that create life-long and  enthusiastic divers.

This program trains you to be a well-prepared, versatile and marketable SSI Professional, with the ability to provide high-quality training to entry-level and experienced divers alike. It is intended to be a fun and challenging learning experience that will present you with new skills and knowledge that will increase your abilities as an SSI Professional. You'll be able to new divers in conjunction with a dive center to teach and certify. In addition you will be certified as a SSI Speciality Instructor for Diver Stress & Rescue, Enriched Air Nitrox and Perfect Buoyancy!

Course duration: approx. 100 hours, theory and water time 

Course Content: 

  • SSI Total Teaching System
  • SSI Training Standards
  • Legal foundations
  • Business skills  
  • Management technics of a dive center
  • Pillars of the diving industry

Requirements: Divemaster, 75 logged dives with a minimum of 50 hours dive time


2.900 US Doller Instructor Training Course (ITC) including theory, course material, certification

400 US Dollar, Instructor Evaluation (IE) for instrcutor exam (precondition: completed ITC)

Starting date: on request

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