Dive Newcastle SSI Open Water Instructor
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SSI Instructor Course

SSI Instructor Course

Our price $1,795.00
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Do you dream of travelling the world working as a scuba instructor? With this globally recognized certification, you can work at SSI Training Centers represented in over 130 countries. This in-depth program provides all you need to become an SSI Open Water Instructor. Once certified, you can train new SSI divers, teach Enriched Air Nitrox, Diver Stress & Rescue and create Dive Guides. The possibilities are endless, so start your dive career now!

PRICE INCLUDES:

  1. Instructor Trainer to complete your course
  2. SSI online training
  3. Pool fees
  4. Internationally recognised Open Water Instructor certification

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • SSI Instructor Evaluation ($720)
  • SSI Professional Registration Fee ($110)
  • AS2299.1 dive medical current within 12 months.

SCHEDULE:

This course structure will be organised when you have your personal orientation with a staff member.

DURATION: Home study Approximately 30 hours

CLASS, POOL & OPEN WATER: 6 days (Theory + pool) + 2 days (Instructor Evaluation)

PREREQUISITES:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a certified SSI Assistant Instructor
  • Full set of personal professional diving equipment and safety accessories.
    • BCD, Regulator 1st & 2nd Stage and Alternate Air-source, Dive Computer & Compass, SPG or Air Integration.
    • Safety signaling system surface (Whistle) SMB & Finger Reel,
    • Knife, Pocket Mask, Slate, Optional: Signal Mirror, Gloves, Rattle & Jon Line.
  • Have current CPR & 02 Provider within 12 months and First Aid within 2 Years.
  • Have a current medical exam for a diving professional AS2299.1 not older than 1 year and signed by a licensed medical practitioner
  • Logged a total of at least 75 open water dives

CERTIFICATION AND ACTIVE STATUS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Logged a total of at least 100 open water dives totaling 65 hours or more.
  • Read and complete all sections, including reviews and assessments, from the Instructor Training Course
    digital learning.
  • Complete all academic sessions as outlined in the instructor manual for the Instructor Training Course.
  • Complete the Candidate Water Fitness Evaluation as outlined in the SSI Training Standards if it has been more
    than six months since the candidate has been evaluated.
  • Pass all requirements and evaluations as outlined in the instructor manual for the Instructor Training Course.

QUALIFICATIONS:

After passing the Instructor Training Course you may teach and certify Open Water students

WATERMANSHIP EVALUATION:

  • 700m snorkel not using arms while neutrally buoyant in less than 15 minutes
  • 100m tow (both divers full set gear) in less than 7 minutes
  • 15 minute survival float in only swim wear
  • 25m underwater swim with mask & fins