Basic Freediving Instructor

Are you a scuba professional interested in starting a new career in freediving? Introduce water enthusiasts to the exciting freediving world and help them set a free dive record of their own with this entry-level program.

As a Basic Freediving Instructor, help others learn to freedive with the Snorkeling, Try Freediving, and Basic Freediving courses.

Facts and Training Standards

Freediving is the world’s fastest-growing underwater sport. Get in on the action and begin today as a Basic Freediving Instructor. Help others learn to freedive and discover the ultimate in underwater freedom. Gain experience with this entry-level instructor rating by helping new water enthusiasts set their own free dive record.

Once you get comfortable teaching the basics of freediving, take the next step in advancing your freediving instructor career. Get started today!

Minimum Age for Participation 18
Available as Junior Program No
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Certification Prerequisites Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Academic Sessions 5
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions 1
Amount of Open Water Dives Not applicable / mandatory
Maximum Training Depth Not applicable / mandatory
Suggested Duration of the Training Program 08-12 h

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Teach a Freediving Course Today

Scuba Schools International (SSI) began in 1970, and today, we are the name to trust in the freediving industry. It is easy to go freediving with SSI wherever you choose. We represent more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in over 130 countries and have over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day.

The experience that SSI has built in the last 5 decades of training divers has resulted in the most sophisticated and effective freediving education system there is. Our progressive and personalized training approach, combined with a scientific education system, ensures you have the best foundation as a freediving instructor in the industry.

SSI’s globally recognized freediving programs are thought to deliver the best freediving experiences to create the best recreational freedivers. By working closely with our freediving professionals and training centers around the world, we ensure you get the best training to become a freediving instructor.

There is an SSI freediving course to suit nearly every freediving discipline, dive environment, and passion out there. SSI Training offers freediving learning materials online in more than 30 languages, so your students can start learning right away!

We look forward to welcoming you to the SSI freediving instructor community with our uncompromising standards and methodology.

Your new career starts here. Join SSI and become a freediving instructor today!