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Diamond Dive Center/Diamond Dive Resort

diveSSI Image: SSI-Diamond-DecalThe SSI Diamond Status recognizes Dive Centers and Dive Resorts that make a commitment to excellence and leadership in the categories of:

Business Practices & Ethics
Quality Assurance
Education Commitment
Customer Service
Diving Passion.

Only Dive Centers and Dive Resorts recognized as the leaders in their marketplace can be considered for the SSI Diamond Status. Click here to show the SSI Diamond Dive Centers in your country.

The SSI Diamond Status is a privilege. All accounts are reviewed frequently to ensure they continue to meet or exceed the standards. SSI reserves the right to revoke the SSI Diamond rating, if the Dive Center, in SSI’s judgment, does not meet these standards.

Any Dive Center or Dive Resort can be awarded with this rating by meeting or exceeding all requirements for SSI Dive Dive Centers and Resorts plus additional:

  • Have a classroom with adequate multimedia equipment.
  • Store personnel have a professional, well-groomed appearance and wear a store-approved uniform.
  • Use the minimum Total Diving System, as defined in the SSI Standards, for rental.
  • Use the SSI Equipment Service Program throughout the Facility on Training-, Rental-, Instructor and Retail Equipment and have an equipment policy in place.
  • Maintain SSI as primary diver certification agency. Use the SSI Dive Guide/Divemaster/Dive Control Specialist Program as the exclusive Dive Professional entry training program and have a representative sample of the other SSI Dive Professional products, programs and services.
  • Issue SSI c-cards for all SSI programs taught.
  • Have established an SSI Educational Center/SSI Material Display on the sales floor or in the public area with representative samples of the SSI products, programs and services for all programs offered.
  • Due to the importance of each student understanding the material; each student must possess to their own personal SSI Training Material. Whenever possible complete kits are to be offered.
  • Provide all levels of SSI diver certification being applicable for the area.
  • Uses an adequate amount of SSI Marketing Materials like posters, flyers, flags, and clothing in order to promote the business in conjunction with SSI.
  • Visit at least one SSI Member Meeting and/or International Dealer Conference and/or Business Support Program and/or Business Training annually
  • Have a web site that promotes the dive center and an email address