SSI Dive Master Course

You’re an advanced diver interested in working in the dive industry as a professional dive guide. You want to eagerly move on to become an instructor.

Program Details

SSI Dive Master. The Essence.

You’re an advanced diver interested in working in the dive industry as a professional dive guide. You want to eagerly move on to become an instructor.

The SSI Dive Master Course is the first course at professional level certification. The program will teach you how to operate with divers, lead certified divers,act as a dive guide and showing divers underwater dive sites.

You will increase your knowledge about physics and physiology as well as increase your proficiency with your scuba and snorkeling skills.

You may assist with both classroom and pool sessions under direct supervision of an instructor.

SSI Dive Master. The Pre-requisites.

You must be at least 18 years old
Own a total diving system of professional type and quality
Must be an active status Dive Guide in professional status.
Have the Science of Diving certification
Have a current medical exam for scuba diving not older than 1 year and signed by a licensed medical practitioner
Be certified as an active Dive Guide level or equivalent
Logged no less then 60 open water dives totaling 40 hours or more.
SSI Dive Master. The Training Sessions.

The key elements of your training are

Role and characteristics of the SSI Divemaster
Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
Diver safety and risk management
Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
Business of diving and your career
Awareness of the dive environment
Dive setup and management
Mapping an open water site
Conducting dive briefings
Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs
SSI Dive Master. Learning Method.

The intent of the method is to provide an orientation to SSI philosophies and procedures to dive professionals that distiguish from other recognized scuba training agencies. Our method provides the knowledge and skills needed to conduct SSI programs.

The SSI Divemaster rating recognizes candidates that have the knowledge and training, necessary to perform the duties of a certified assistant. These duties including assisting SSI instructors with conducting entry-level and continuing education scuba training programs.