Open Water Instructor

Are you ready to turn your passion for diving into a career? Turn your favorite dive site into your office and create SSI divers. As an SSI Open Water Instructor, you will be certified to train beginning SSI divers and teach Enriched Air Nitrox, Diver Stress & Rescue, and create Dive Guides. What are you waiting for? Become an Open Water Instructor today!

Facts and Training Standards

Turn your passion for diving into a career by becoming a scuba dive instructor. Transform your favorite dive site into your office and create your own SSI divers, or travel the world working as a scuba instructor; the possibilities are endless. As an Open Water Instructor, you can train beginning SSI divers and teach Enriched Air Nitrox, Diver Stress & Rescue, and create Dive Guides.

Minimum Age for Participation 18
Available as Junior Program No
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Certification Prerequisites Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Academic Sessions Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Open Water Dives Not applicable / mandatory
Maximum Training Depth Not applicable / mandatory
Suggested Duration of the Training Program 45-58 h

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Scuba Schools International (SSI) began in 1970, with avid dealers passionate about making it possible for anyone to learn how to scuba dive. Today, we are the name to trust in the diving industry as an RSTC founding member and globally ISO certified. We represent more than 3,300 Training Centers and Resorts in 130 plus countries, with over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals, and growing every day. We care about your diving experiences and career. We treat you as a partner and help you become a safe and confident Professional, so you can truly enjoy your passion – teach diving and exploring the underwater world. By working closely with our Dive Center and Resort Network worldwide, we ensure you have access to global career opportunities and get the best training possible.

With our uncompromising standards and methodology, we look forward to working with you and welcoming you to the SSI Professional community. Your future career starts here. Join us today.