Become a swimming teacher with SSI

As a swimming teacher, you become an ambassador of this world and inspire the next generation of swimmers. Are you ready to make a difference? The SSI swimming teacher course is waiting for you! Upon completion, you will be familiar with effective teaching techniques for swimmers in several age groups and with different skill and ability levels. Be a hero – save lives – become a swimming teacher!

Become a Professional in Swim and Lifeguard

SSI was the first training agency to create structured training programs for Swim and Lifeguard. With more than 3,300 Training Centers in over 130 countries and 50,000 plus Professionals, it is easy to make a career as a Swim Teacher or to become a Lifeguard with SSI wherever you choose. SSI provides Swim and Lifeguard Professional Training with different levels that meet your ambitions and goals.

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. SSI´s Professional network is growing every day. We look forward to working with you and welcoming you to the SSI Professional community!


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.


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.



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.


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Register free and start training right away!

To get started, simply create a free user profile at 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


Start teaching to further your career

Start teaching Swim classes on various levels to collect valuable teaching experience and generate more income as an SSI Professional! But remember, learning never stops, so continue your career by qualifying for more Swim programs. Additional qualifications will provide you with more diversity and flexibility, whilst opening up new income options. Becoming a Swim Teacher is just the beginning of an exciting career pathway.

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!

Дайвінг в Каліфорнії

Каліфорнія, третя за величиною держава в Сполучених Штатах Америки, може похвалитися одними з кращих холодної води дайвінг в країні.

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Дайвінг в Кенії

Завдяки кришталево чистим, теплим водам Індійського океану, а теплі температури повітря цілий рік, підводне плавання в Кенії пропонує кінцевий досвід дайвінгу.

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Дайвінг в Гондурасі

У порівнянні з іншими Карибського басейну дайвінг хот-спотів, Гондурас так само добре і навіть краще, ніж деякі сайти, але з перевагою, що це дешевше.

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Дайвінг в Португалії

Дайвінг в Португалії не тільки пропонує відпочиваючих унікальне поєднання підводних умов і ландшафтів, але буде тримати вас зайнятий над водою, а також.

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Дайвінг в Індонезії

Індонезія вважається одним з кращих місць для дайвінгу в світі з більш ніж 17 500 островів розподілені понад 5 000 кілометрів.

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Дайвінг на Мальті

Мальта складається з Мальти, Гозо, і Коміно, відомий за історичними місцями і чудовим дайвінгом.

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Дайвінг на Маврикії

Маврикій, острів незрівнянної краси, є домом для деяких з найбільш захоплюючих коралових рифів у світі і морського життя коли-небудь бачив.

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Дайвінг в федеративних державах Мікронезії

Водолази та Хромери з усього світу приїжджають щороку на відвідування цих мальовничих островів, Мікронезії.

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Дайвінг в Малайзії

Одним з найбільш екзотичних і улюблених місць для дайвінгу є Малайзія.

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