SSI Dive Leader Programs
The SSI Dive Control Specialist Certification offers you a lifestyle and a respected qualification. You get to do, what you enjoy doing. How many people can honestly say that about their jobs? With your professional diving certification, you’ve got a ticket to and an income from adventure and travel around some of the most beautiful spots in the world.
With our Dive Leader programs you can live in a tropical paradise not only gaining more diving experience, but learn how to guide dive tours, learn more about the vast variety of marine life and assist with the development of student divers. Learn to help impart your enthusiasm and love of diving to people taking their first breaths underwater and celebrate with them at the completion of their course.
We don’t only focus on the required parts of your course but pay extra attention to your overall development to become a more skilled and more employable dive professional:
Improve your general diving skills navigation and experience ! 100 dives look better on your CV than 75
A range of Specialties Dive Control Specialists can teach after they undertake a Speciality Instructor Seminar.
- Underwater Photography
- Respond Right First Aid Courses
- Shark Diver
- And many more……
- Your new rating would then be a SSI Traning Specialist
- Coral reef preservation, Ocean Ranger program and ECO seminars
Prerequisites to enroll:
- Be at least 18 years old.
- Own a Total Diving System of professional type and quality.
- Have a current medical exam for scuba diving not older than 1 year and signed by a licensed medical practitio-ner.
- Be certified as an active Divemaster or equivalent or the Dive Guide and Science of Diving programs must be conducted as part of the Dive Controller Course.
- Logged no less then 60 open water dives totalling 40 hours or more.
The Dive Control Specialist program is the pinnacle of training prior to becoming a professional instructor.
To enrol on the SSI Dive Con course, you must be 18 years or older. You must have logged at least 24 open water dives. You will need proof of a current CPR and First Aid qualification, along with a current medical exam.
What you will learn
As a Dive Master, you will lead certified divers on underwater tours, work on dive boats, lead trips, and conduct Scuba Review courses. You will use group management, accident prevention and specialized diving skills. Stress recognition and management are also vital to effective dive mastering, while a fundamental understanding of teaching techniques is essential to conduct Review courses.
As an Assistant Instructor, you will help instructors manage students underwater, set up classrooms, and move equipment. In addition to assisting, you can actually teach classroom and pool skills under the direct supervision of an SSI Instructor. Group management, leadership level diving, and stress recognition skills are vital to the assistant instructor role. Also, assistant instructors build valuable experience toward becoming Instructors themselves someday.
You will need to have logged 60 dives for certification.
Qualification – what this means
As a Dive Con, you can lead certified divers, assist SSI instructors, perform the Scuba review courses, and conduct Try Scuba in the pool.
Price & what’s included
Price: THB 40,000
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