Would you like to assist instructors with open water diver courses and collect valuable teaching experience to become a diving instructor?
Then qualifying as an SSI Assistant Instructor is the right program for you!
FACTS AND TRAINING STANDARDS
The Assistant Instructor rating is the next step after becoming a Divemaster along the scuba instructor pathway. It allows you to collect valuable teaching experience, practice briefings, teach academics, and conduct in-water training.
If you want to further your career as a dive professional, you can finish the Instructor Training Course, pass the Instructor Evaluation, and become an Open Water Diving Instructor.
Practical Application 4: Workshop – Try Scuba and Scuba Rangers
Practical Application 5: Workshop – Open Water Diver and Scuba Skills Update
Practical Application 6: Pool/Confined Water Presentation – Open Water Diver Skill
Practical Application 7: Pool/Confined Water Presentation – Perfect Buoyancy
Becoming an Assistant Instructor gives you the basis and necessary experience to become an Open Water Instructor. After passing the Assistant Instructor Course you may teach in both the classroom and pool under indirect supervision of an Open Water Instructor.
Swim 700 meters without stopping within 20 minutes using a mask, fins and a snorkel. If a wetsuit is used, weights must be added to ensure the candidate is neutrally buoyant OR swim 375 meters without stopping, and without the use of mask, fins, snorkel or other swim aids
100m tow (both divers full set gear) in less than 8 minutes