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Assistant Instructor

Scuba Training in Swimming Pool

The Assistant Instructor rating is a crucial step in the scuba instructor pathway, following the achievement of Divemaster status. This rating provides an opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience, refine briefing skills, deliver academic lessons, and conduct in-water training sessions. If you aspire to advance your career as a dive professional, you can pursue the completion of the Instructor Training Course, successfully pass the Instructor Evaluation, and ultimately attain the esteemed title of Open Water Diving Instructor.

Training process

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

You can begin studying the academic portion at any time and from anywhere that suits you. We will then schedule your review and in-water training sessions according to your convenience.

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ACADEMICS

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

During the pool training, your Instructor will teach you all the necessary skills in a controlled environment then during the open water training dives, you will apply your knowledge and repeat the skills under the supervision of your Instructor.

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IN-WATER TRAINING

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Upon completion of all required training sessions, we will issue your digital certification card. This will instantly appear on your MySSI App.

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QUALIFICATION

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Hold the below qualifications:​

  • Divemaster

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REQUIRED TRAINING

MINIMUM AGE:
18

PREREQUISITES:
60 LOGGED DIVES (TOTALING 40HOURS OF DIVE TIME)

POOL SESSIONS: 
6

OPEN WATER SESSIONS:
7

DURATION:
35 - 45 hours

MAX TRAINING DEPTH:
40 meters 

What are you qualified for?

  • Try Scuba

  • Scuba Skills Update

  • Perfect Buoyancy

  • Teach the Open Water Diver academic and pool/confined water sessions under the indirect supervision of an active status Open Water Instructor.

  • Directly supervise and evaluate surface skills during open water training dives for the Open Water Diver program under the indirect supervision of an active status Open Water Instructor.

  • Qualify to become a Specialty Instructor for some SSI Specialty programs.

  • Complete the SSI Explorer Instructor Online Upgrade.

Diving in the Reef

Unleash Your Inner Explorer and Become a Professional Scuba Diver

Are you a certified diver looking to expand your skills and generate more income? Consider starting to teach Ecology Programs while guiding dives. This is a perfect opportunity for professional Dive Guides or Divemasters to increase their earnings. But don't stop there! Keep learning and advancing your career by attending an Instructor Training Course (ITC) to become a qualified SSI Open Water Instructor. By obtaining additional Specialty Instructor qualifications, you'll gain more diversity and flexibility in your teaching, as well as open up new income options. Becoming a scuba instructor is just the beginning of an exciting career pathway.

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Are you interested in exploring the depths of the ocean with certified divers? Perhaps you want to improve your skills or work towards achieving the highly sought-after Divemaster rating? Whatever your goals may be, we are here to help guide you towards success in the world of scuba diving. Let's dive in!

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Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Take the next big leap in your scuba diving career by becoming an Open Water Instructor. Attend the Instructor Training Course and you'll learn how to train both beginner and certified divers. It's a fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills and share your passion with others!

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FIND OUT MORE

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

Learning to scuba dive gives you access to a world only few people will see. You can explore exotic destinations full of extensive vitas and colourful aquatic life. An activity that is fun for the whole family is just one of the reasons to start your adventure today!

As an instructor, you can continue your diving education by enrolling in a Specialty Instructor Seminar for each of the diving specialties you're interested in teaching. Alternatively, if you prefer hands-on learning, you can co-teach your chosen specialty alongside an experienced Specialty Instructor. 

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FIND OUT MORE

Training:

Tel: 07771 395585

Email: training@overlandunderwater.com

 

Servicing:

Tel: 07783 535766

Email: sdgrainger@yahoo.com

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