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SPECIALITY INSTRUCTOR

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Don't Just stop at Assistant Instructor, did you know that you can become a Speciality Instructor? With Many of speciality instructor ratings to choose from like, Computer Diving, Navigation, Photo and Video and more. The SSI Specialty Instructor program provides candidates with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to conduct SSI Specialty programs.
There are different methods to acquire your qualifications. Seminar, where you will complete the Speciality Instructor seminar for your chosen program, Co-teaching, alongside an instructor, you will co-teach at least one full program, have 10 logged dives in the applicable speciality and complete the training record or Verification Application, for this, you will need to have 20 logged dives and provide proof of experience, complete the applicable student materials, including digital learning, review questions and final exam and complete the training record.

TRAINING PROCESS

The SSI Specialty Instructor course is designed for those who wish to teach specific diving specialities.
 

  1. Specialty Instructor Training:

    • Enroll in Seminars: For each speciality you want to teach, you’ll need to enroll in a Specialty Instructor Seminar.

    • Co-Teaching: Alternatively, you can co-teach with an experienced Specialty Instructor to gain practical experience.

  2. Verification of Experience:

    • If you have relevant experience, you can submit a Verification Application directly to SSI.

  3. Teaching Specialties:

    • Upon completion, you can teach various specialities, which is a great way to generate more income as an SSI Instructor.

  4. Professional Recognition:

    • Teaching multiple specialities can qualify you for higher professional recognition ratings like Advanced Open Water Instructor, Divemaster, and Master Instructor.

  5. Pro Rewards:

    • You can earn Pro Rewards for each certification you issue, which are worth real money and can be used to further your career.

  6. Career Advancement:

    • The course can lead to further opportunities, such as becoming an Assistant Instructor Trainer or an Instructor Trainer.


The SSI Specialty Instructor course is a flexible and rewarding way to expand your teaching capabilities and advance your diving career.

MINIMUM AGE:
18

OPEN WATER SESSIONS:
VARIES

PREREQUISITES:
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR 

DURATION:
3 - 8 hours

POOL SESSIONS: 
VAIRES

MAX TRAINING DEPTH:
40 meters 

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.

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CONTACT US

Training:

Tel: 07771 395585

Email: training@overlandunderwater.com

 

Servicing:

Tel: 07783 535766

Email: sdgrainger@yahoo.com

Pool Location:

Energise Leisure Centre

Cornlands Rd, Acomb, York YO24 3DX

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