SSI Assistant Instructor Course in Acapulco Mexico

As an SSI Assitant Instructor you are already able to teach a part of the Open Water Course like academic and Pool/confined water with indirect supervision of an Instructor or higher. You also can conduct and certified SSI Specialties when you have the applicable specialty program. This makes you as a valuable SSI professional for a dive center or resort and you may earn great experience to become a dive leader.
The Assistant Instructor is the first part of the whole ITC (Instructor Training Course) and can also combined if you feel ready to become an SSI Open Water Instructor.

What You Learn

This thorough training makes the SSI Assistant Instructor a well-prepared, well-educated, versatile and marketable dive leader. The SSI Assitant Instructor Program:
  • The Role of an Assistant Instructor
  • Dive Professionals and the Diving Industry
  • History and Philosophy of SSI
  • SSI Educational System
  • Teaching Academics
  • Teaching in the Pool/confined water
  • Assisting in the Open water
  • Teaching Scuba Skills Update
  • Assistant Instructor and Beyond

What You Can Teach

In addition to the programs taught by active status Professional Dive Guides, active status Assistant Instructors may teach, supervise and issue certifications for the following programs:
  • Scuba Rangers
  • Try Scuba
  • Scuba Skills Update
  • Perfect Buoyancy

In addition to the duties performed by an SSI Divemaster, active status Assistant Instructors may also:

  • Teach the Open Water Diver academic and pool/confined water sessions (with the exception of emergency ascent skills) under the indirect supervision of an active status Open Water Instructor.
  • Register to become a Specialty Instructor for some SSI Specialty programs.
  • Enroll in an Instructor Training Course.

How can you start learning now?

SSI Assistant Instructor Course
It never was so simple to earn your Assistant Instructor certification.
With digital learning, you can already start study at your convenience anytime or anywhere on your computer, smart phone or tablet. The advantaged, you safe time and can learn at your own pace. After you finished the theory make an appointment with us for your practical part.

Start now in 3 Steps:
  1. Ready! Login with your SSI profile and start the online course from your PC or more flexible from your Smartphone or tablet by downloading the SSI App (available for Android or IOS). 
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You must
  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Must hold the Divemaster rating or an equivalent rating from a recognized agency
  • Must have logged at least 60 open water dives totaling 40 hours or more
  • Proof of First Aid, CPR & Oxygen training within two (2) years
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months

Get It !!

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