Become an SSI Freediving Instructor Today

Do you dream of a career in an exciting destination? Join the growing ranks of SSI professionals who are spreading the adventurous, exciting freediving lifestyle as an SSI Freediving Instructor. SSI freediving instructors are the industry’s best freediving trainers, utilizing innovative training techniques to introduce underwater enthusiasts to the world of breath-hold diving.

As a certified SSI Freediving Instructor, you will introduce new divers to basic breath-hold exercises by teaching all entry-level programs and the SSI Free Immersion and Training Techniques specialties.

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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.

Qualify for higher ratings and further your career

Qualify for various Specialty Instructor ratings in combination with your Freediving Instructor Training Course! Teaching the specialties which interest you most is great fun and the perfect opportunity to generate more income as an SSI Instructor.

But that is not all. By pushing SSI training on all levels, you automatically qualify for SSI Professional Recognition ratings and you collect valuable Pro Rewards for each certification issued. These Pro Rewards are worth real money and can be used to further your career!

Facts and Training Standards

Amount of Academic Sessions



Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions



Amount of Open Water Sessions



Maximum Training Depth


30 m / 90 ft

Suggested duration (h)



Certification Prerequisites


Complete Candidate Water Fitness Evaluation, Advanced Freediver (or equivalent), Basic Freediving Instructor

SSI Standards



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