Professional Levels of Recognition

Teach SSI, Continue your Training and qualify for free Recognition – Advanced Open Water Instructor, Divemaster Instructor and Master Instructor

The more you teach and continue your Professional education, the higher the rating. SSI is the only training agency that has a recognition system designed to show the world you are one of the industry’s elite,

Every time you complete the requirements for another level, you will automatically earn and receive these instructor levels that symbolize your commitment, loyalty and excellence in diving.

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Open Water Instructor

Complete Open Water Instructor Course

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Advanced Open Water Instructor

Open Water Instructor, plus 4 individual Specialty Instructor ratings, including Diver Stress & Rescue and issue a total of 15 Specialty and/or Advanced Adventurer certifications

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Divemaster Instructor

Advanced Open Water Instructor, plus Science of Diving Instructor and issue a total of 30 diver certifications in different courses

Master Instructor

Assistant Instructor Trainer, plus a total of 250 logged dives and issue a total of 150 diver certifications in different programs

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SSI Recognition Card - the Recognition Dive Professionals deserve

Experience Points Recognition

When you teach and continue your Professional education, you earn Experience Points. Experience Points are issued for each new Professional rating and certification issued.

Experience Points also equal Pro Rewards – SSI’s Unique Cash Back System.

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Experience Points are used to calculate two things – Professional Levels of Recognition and Pro Rewards. The more points you earn and the higher the recognition. All you have to do is continue your Professional education and teach to get the credit you deserve – Century 100, Bronze 200, Silver 300, Gold 500, Platinum 1000 and Platinum Pro 5000 Instructor.