SeaVentures is an SSI Diamond Level Instructor Training Center. As an SSI Dive Professional you can live your dreams of teaching others about scuba while traveling to exotic destinations all over the world. SeaVentures can take you to the next level in your professional training with our SSI Instructor Training Courses.
Take a look at the levels and pre-requisites below as well as classes on our calendar. Don’t see the class you want on our schedule? Call SeaVentures at 770-992-3772 and let us help you get started!
The SSI Dive Guide program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program.
The minimum age to complete this program is 18 years old. Because this rating is the first step to becoming a Dive Professional, you must complete the following pre-requisites:
In addition to guiding certified divers, SSI Divemasters get to assist on courses, work on dive vessels and resorts, and teach snorkelling courses. The course includes skill development both in confined and open water to the level that you can demonstrate them to others. Your training will also cover the safety aspects of being a dive leader, and you will learn how to best take care of your customers in a variety of conditions. You will work with our instructors and to learn from their teaching styles and briefings.
To complete the SSI Divemaster program, you must be 18 years or older and meet the following prerequisites:
This program provides the skills, concepts, and teaching experience required to become an effective SSI Assistant Instructor/Dive Control Specialist. You will learn the SSI Teaching System and philosophy, how to assist with Open Water Diver programs, and how to independently teach a variety of SSI training programs. Candidates who complete this program earn the SSI Assistant Instructor/Dive Control Specialist certification.
The SSI Open Water Instructor has the most important job in the entire dive industry: certifying new divers. The OWI ensures they have an amazing learning experience. This program provides candidates with the knowledge, concepts and training necessary to organize and conduct entry-level scuba training courses. Candidates will learn the SSI Teaching System and philosophy, and how to effectively teach and evaluate Open Water Diver students. It will also prepare the candidate for their Instructor Evaluation.