Professional Specialties

Assistant Instructor Assistant Instructors take a larger role in training new divers by teaching basic skills and helping develop buoyancy control in the ocean Find Out More

Open Water Instructor Open Water Instructors are the core of the dive instructional system. They help create new divers, d... Find Out More

Advanced Open Water Instructor The Advanced Open Water Instructor Rating is a recognition of a dive instructor who can produce not just basic divers, but experienced and comfortable divers, with specialized skills. Find Out More

Divemaster Instructor The Divemaster Instructor Rating is a recognition of a dive instructor who has the experience and skills necessary to produce dependable dive professionals on a consistent basis. Find Out More

Assistant Instructor Trainer Assistant Instructor Trainers prepare Divemasters to take the next step into running courses indepen... Find Out More

Master Instructor Trainer Master Instructors are extremely seasoned dive professionals who have taught all levels of training ... Find Out More

Instructor Trainer Instructor Trainers are tested and certified by SSI Headquarters after a rigorous program designed t... Find Out More

Divemaster Divemasters are the front line of the diving world. They are expert divers, with exceptional dive sk... Find Out More