Become a Cave Diving Instructor with SSI

The SSI Cave Diving Instructor course is the next cave diver training to complete after becoming an SSI Extended Range Cavern Diving Instructor. In this exciting SSI course, you will learn all you need to train divers to independently plan and conduct cave penetration dives with a single navigational choice.

Join the best scuba instructors in the world and teach the next generation of tec divers. Start this cave diving certification online now!

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Whether you’re on the move or planning ahead, we’ve got you covered. Never miss out on exciting training opportunities and register with ease.

Continue your instructor career

Learning never stops. Continue your development as an SSI Professional by qualifying further in other Extended Range categories like wreck, closed-circuit rebreather, and semi-closed rebreather diving.

Additional qualifications will provide you with more diversity and flexibility, as well as open up new income options and career opportunities worldwide. Develop your dream career today!

Facts and Training Standards

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Maximum Training Depth


40 m / 130 ft

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SSI Standards

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