Progress from a Dive Pro to an Instructor Career pathway. Enrol in the Instructor Trainer Course (ITC) and obtain your Open Water Instructor rating. Grow into a Specialty Instructor, Advanced Open Water Instructor and even a Divemaster Instructor. Inspire new divers and welcome them into the community!
Strive towards the pinnacle of SSI’s dive professional training. Continue on to the Trainer Career pathway with Dive Control Specialist Instructor, followed by Master Instructor and ultimately, achieve the coveted rating of Instructor Trainer. Empower yourself and others to positively impact the dive industry!
Dive Pro Career
Develop both the leadership and diving skills coupled with strong theoretical background to launch your professional dive career as a Divemaster. You can assist SSI Instructors with pool/confined water and open water training under their direct supervision and guide divers all over the world.
Following the Dive Control Specialist certification, you can enroll in the Instructor Training Course. Upon passing the Instructor Evaluation, you will be a certified Open Water Instructor. You are then able to teach and issue certifications for Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventurer and other programs.
Attend seminars and get certified. You can now train Dive Control Specialists (Assistant Instructors) and assist in Instructor Training Courses (ITC). You as a Dive Control Specialist Instructor can also conduct Instructor Crossovers after Upgrade and Crossover training.
Clock 150 certifications of various ratings and at least 250 logged dives and you will be automatically upgraded to Master Instructor. SSI honors your training experience and looks for your input on future developments. Play an active role in SSI Product Reviews where your input will be beneficial.