Become a Model Mermaid with SSI

Do you want amazing photos or videos of yourself being a mermaid or merman? Are you ready to wow your family and friends? This is the best mermaid model course to learn the skills and concepts you need to successfully interact with a photographer or videographer as a mermaid. In this underwater modeling program, you will learn how to be a mermaid for in-water and surface shots, to capture your amazing mermaid moments! Discover a mermaid adventure the whole family can enjoy. Start your SSI Model Mermaid training today!

Learn to Dive with SSI

SSI started in 1970 with a vision of making it possible for anyone to learn to dive. With more than 3,300 Training Centers in over 130 countries and 50,000 plus Professionals, it is easy to go diving with SSI wherever you choose. SSI´s Digital Learning platform makes training easy, fun, and possible to study anytime, anywhere either on your mobile device or computer in more than 30 languages.

SSI´s training programs are globally recognized, and ISO certified. A progressive approach to personalized training and a close cooperation of all SSI affiliated Professionals and Training Centers and Resorts around the world ensures you will get the best training possible!

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Digital Learning & Academics

SSI has mastered the use of digital technology to make your learning experience easy.

You can start by studying the academics anytime, anywhere at your own convenience and your selected Training Center will schedule your review and in-water training sessions.

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In-Water Training

During the pool/confined water training, your SSI Instructor will teach you all the necessary skills in a controlled environment until you are comfortable and ready to go to the open water. During the open water training dives, you will apply your knowledge and repeat the skills in a real-world environment under the supervision of your Instructor.

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Certification

Once you have completed all required training sessions, final exam and open water training dives, your SSI Training Center will issue your digital certification card which will show up instantly on your MySSI App.

We congratulate you on your accomplishment and welcome you to SSI’s global diving community.

Facts and Training Standards

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Minimum Age

0 m / 0 ft

Maximum Training Depth

Modeling for Mermaids

Here are the benefits you can expect from attending this training program:

Learn to pose underwater

Achieve great images

Choose the right photographer

Languages

Register free and start training right away!

To get started, simply create a free user profile at www.divessi.com/register or directly through the MySSI App and you will get immediate access to SSI’s free trial programs. During registration you will need to select an SSI Training Center to affiliate with to guide you through the training process. Just check the Center Locator for your Center of choice, their upcoming training schedule, travel, and social events, and much more.

Simply download the MySSI App from your preferred app store, set up your profile, and discover the world of diving with the following benefits:

Instant free access to SSI’s trial programs and Blue Oceans

Lifetime access to your digital training materials and certifications

Digital logbook with thousands of dive sites around the world and potential wildlife sightings

Latest events, news, videos and much more

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Continue your Training, earn Recognition and become a Professional

To experience the incredible feeling of mermaiding with colorful marine life, join the SSI Ocean Mermaid program. Get certified to go mermaiding in open water, maximize your mermaid experience and learn how to get the most from your mermaid equipment. It is the best course to improve you mermaid skills so you can explore the ocean with confidence! SSI mermaid courses are perfect for the whole family to enjoy. And if you keep mermaiding, you can become an SSI Mermaid Instructor and more with SSI´s range of professional programs.

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Training Prerequisites

SSI Entry-Level Programs – Open Water Diver, Freediving Level 1, or Mermaid require students to complete a water fitness evaluation prior to open water training. The goal of this evaluation is to determine a comfort level baseline consisting of:

Swim Assessment

Survival Float

Technical Requirements

To start training, students must create a MySSI profile. This can either be done via the SSI website at www.divessi.com/register or by installing the MySSI App.

Simply download the app for either iOS or Android, set up the user profile, and access the world of diving in minutes! The MySSI App safely stores everything in one place, online or offline – training materials, logbook, and certification cards. This includes Recreational Scuba, Extended Range, Freediving and Mermaid.

Training Center Selection & Affiliation

Every student must select an SSI Training Center as their “Training Partner” during the course registration process. Affiliation ensures personalized service and a high-quality training experience.

Students can also change affiliation or choose to affiliate with multiple Training Centers in their user profile. When affiliating with a Training Center online or via the MySSI App, a Privacy Policy Agreement will be processed to comply with GDPR regulations.

Medical & Administrative Requirements

Each student or candidate must complete the required SSI Training Record Forms prior to participating in any SSI training program. The forms for minors must be reviewed and signed by a parent or guardian.

Responsible Diver Code

Diver Medical Statement & Questionnaire or Physician’s Approval to Dive (where required)

Training Assumption of Risk, Liability Release, & Liability Release, & Hold Harmless Agreement (where required / not applicable within the European Union)

Program-specific Completion Record (done by the Instructor prior to certification)

Training Course Costs

Training consists of various components which are either charged singly or as a package depending on the selected Training Center. The components are:

Training Materials / Digital Kit

Tuition for Academics and In-Water Training

Open Water Training Dives

Certification

Featured Destinations ideal for Advanced Mermaid Training

Ready to go mermaiding in open water and surround yourself with vibrant marine life? Want to become a model mermaid and capture your amazing underwater mermaid moments? With SSI advanced mermaid training, you can improve your mermaid skills and discover new ways to explore!

Diving in Australia

The world’s largest coral reef, the Great Barrier Reef is the essence of diving in Australia.

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Diving in Florida

The Sunshine State Florida offers many great and divers dive sites from the tropical Florida Keys to deep shipwrecks and crystal clear freshwater springs.

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Diving in Turkey

The great diving locations in Turkey lie on its western and southern shores in the Aegean Mediterranean Seas respectively.

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Diving in Croatia

A historically rich country in Southeast Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, Croatia is called “the country of a thousand islands”.

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Diving in Cyprus

Diving in Cyprus is well known for amazing underwater topography and numerous historic amphorae.

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Diving in the Philippines

The Philippines is an archipelago composed of over 7,000 islands in three main regions: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

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Diving in the Maldives

An island nation located off the southwest coast of India in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is made up of 26 different ring-shaped reefs called, atolls.

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Diving in Curacao

Expect colorful coral reefs only a short swim from land and abundant underwater life in Curacao.

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Diving in Egypt

The Arab Republic of Egypt is a country that sits in the Northeast corner of Africa on the Mediterranean Sea to its north and the Red Sea to its east.

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Diving in French Polynesia

Famous for its romantic appeal and rich Polynesian culture, French Polynesia is also considered one of the best diving destinations in the world.

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Diving in French Polynesia

Famous for its romantic appeal and rich Polynesian culture, French Polynesia is also considered one of the best diving destinations in the world.

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