Step 1: Dive Guide


Dive Guide teaches you to supervise and lead certified divers, both above and below the water

Step 2: Divemaster & Dive Control Specialist/Assistant Instructor


After completing Science of Diving and Professional Dive Guide, you automatically earn the coveted Divemaster rating, and the ability to assist Open Water Instructors. Your next step on the SSI Career Path is Dive Control Specialist/Assistant Instructor.

3. Step: Instructor Training Course & Open Water Instructor


The SSI Open Water Instructor has the most important job in the entire dive industry - certifying new divers, and ensuring they have an amazing learning experience.