SSI -Assistant Instructor Course

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Date: Aug 3-4-10-11th

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Become a certified Assistant Instructor with SSI.



The Assistant Instructor rating is the next step after becoming a Divemaster along the scuba instructor pathway. It allows you to collect valuable teaching experience, practice briefings, teach academics, and conduct in-water training.

If you want to further your career as a dive professional, you can finish the Instructor Training Course, pass the Instructor Evaluation, and become an Open Water Diving Instructor.


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.



  1. Instructor Trainer to complete your course
  2. SSI online training Digital kit E- Learning
  3. Pool fees if any
  4. Internationally recognized Assistant Instructor certification


  • SSI Professional Registration Fee ($110) after completion
  • Dive medical exam for a diving professional AS2299.1 not older than 1 year and signed by a licensed medical practitioner.


    This course structure will be given to you upon signing up with your personal orientation with a staff member.

    DURATION: Approx. 5 days + home study (45 hours contact time – theory and pool)


    • Be at least 18 years old
    • Logged a total of at least 60 open water dives totaling 40 hours or more
    • Have the following SSI certifications or equivalent from a recognized training agency: Dive Master
    • Full set of personal professional diving equipment and safety accessories. (Hire equipment is available at an extra cost for the full course)
      • BCD, Regulator 1st & 2nd Stage and Alternate Air-source, Dive Computer & Compass, SPG or Air Integration
      • Safety signaling system surface (Whistle) SMB & Finger Reel
      • Knife, Pocket Mask, Slate, Optional: Signal Mirror, Gloves, Rattle & Line Cutter
    • Have current CPR & O2 Provider within 12 months and First Aid within 2 Years.
    • Have a current medical exam for a diving professional AS2299.1 not older than 1 year and signed by a licensed medical practitioner

      All of our training programs, regardless of the level, are based upon our signature training method — the SSI Diver Diamond — Dive Professional Training, is no different. 

      Proper Knowledge

      Knowledge replaces fears and fantasies with correct information. During your Assistant Instructor program, you will acquire the specific knowledge to handle student questions and concerns about diving.

      Proper Skills

      Your dive skill levels will be heightened and challenged. You will be required to know how to control new students during training exercises and respond to their needs.

      You will begin to understand the commitment we must take, to make students comfortable and competent in the underwater world.

      Proper Equipment

      At this level, a Total Diving System will take on a totally different meaning. You will learn about — instructor uniforms, training equipment.

    • Proper Experience

      Gaining the knowledge, skills and equipment to become a respected  Assistant Instructor is only one part of the journey.  

      Teaching and demonstrating is the only way to gain actual experience. All  Professional programs are designed to be home study. The candidate must be competent to read the manual and answer all of the review questions online.

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