Become an SSI Freediving Specialty Instructor

As an SSI Freediving Specialty Instructor, you will help your students progress their freediving capabilities faster and safely by teaching a variety of specialty programs. You will introduce students to new freediving equipment and help them discover new freediving adventures. Make a difference to the freediving industry. Become an SSI Freediving Specialty Instructor today!

Start your diving career

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 make a career with SSI wherever you choose. SSI is the name to trust in the diving industry as an RSTC founding member and globally 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 have access to global career opportunities and get the best training possible. SSI´s Professional network is growing every day. We look forward to working with you and welcoming you to the SSI Professional community!

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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

18

Minimum Age

2

Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions

2

Amount of Open Water Sessions

20 m / 60 ft

Maximum Training Depth

12-18

Suggested duration (h)

Languages

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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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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!

Explore career opportunities for dive professionals worldwide

Stop waiting, start exploring the world and turn your passion into a career! MyDiveGuide is a unique dive site database with over 16,000 dive sites, thrilling specialist dives and featured destinations. These are the places where scuba instructors and divemasters have great job opportunities! Ready to live your ultimate dream? Check out MyDiveGuide and start your diving career today with SSI!

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 Hawaii

Every possible type of adventure can be found in ’tropical paradise’ Hawaii including dramatic jagged cliffs, active volcanoes and clear turquoise waters.

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Diving in Greece

Greece makes for an excellent diving location where you can explore waters with incredible visibility, see a whole variety of marine life and discover wrecks.

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Diving in Mozambique

Mozambique has amazing offshore marine parks such as Quirimbas National Park

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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 Fiji

The archipelago of Fiji is as the Soft Coral Capital of the World, for its 80 different soft coral species that can be found by divers from all over the world.

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Diving in the Federated States of Micronesia

Divers and Snorkelers from all around the world come every year to visit these picturesque islands, Micronesia.

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From the cool Atlantic waters of the Bay of Biscay in the north, to the warmer Mediterranean Sea to the south, Spain is perfect for year-round diving.

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Diving in Malaysia

One of the most exotic and favorite diving destinations is Malaysia.

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