Imagine leading divers through the underwater world you love, assisting instructors, or going all the way and becoming a diving trainer yourself. Begin a new, exciting career as a scuba instructor. Start today by taking the Dive Guide and Science of Diving courses to become a Divemaster. Next, become an Assistant Instructor, or immediately combine your training by joining an Assistant Instructor and Instructor Training Course (ITC) to qualify as an Open Water Instructor. Becoming a scuba instructor does not stop here! This is just the beginning of an exciting career pathway. Broaden your horizons by teaching various exciting dive specialties by becoming an SSI Specialty Instructor. SSI offers endless teaching opportunities all the way up to the ultimate dive professional rating, Instructor Trainer. Whether you dream of training future scuba instructors or just leading scuba divers on a tropical island, being a scuba instructor is a dream come true.