SSI DIVE GUIDE (DG)
This program is using practical application and background information. The goal is to create well-prepared, versatile and marketable Dive Professionals. SSI Dive Guides can lead and guide certified divers. Additionally, after passing the Snorkeling Instructor program, a SSI Dive Guide can teach and issue Snorkeling certifications.
It is a good idea if you are in good physical shape and have a friendly and fun loving personality. Respect for nature and being a water lover of at least 18 years of age is important as well.
- Staff dive shop; sign up clients for diving and assist with their purchases.
- Assist with the maintenance of scuba equipment, pre and post dive Boat preparation
- Lead experienced divers on shore/boat dives.
- Help customers with diving equipment and gearing up needs
- Maintain the appearance of the dive shop and equipment
- Assist the staff with divers, student divers
- Help with the customer flow and safety of divers on and off the boats
- Lead snorkeling tours (day and night)
To participate in our SSI Dive Guide Internship, a student must follow these requirements:
- React Right (or any current first aid certificate)
- 50 dives
- Medical clearance within the last 12 months
- Rescue Diver
- Navigation – Night- Deep – Search and Recovery specialties
If you have been certified with an agency other than SSI don’t worry, we can transfer your current certification levels to a compatible SSI diving levels. We can also arrange to meet the missing requirements here.
- 3 weeks SSI Dive Guide Internship if you arrive as Rescue Diver Certified – USD 600.00
SSI Training Material and Certification costs
The Dive Guide internships cost include instruction however, SSI standards require that student divers have in their possession, a personal set of training materials (books and other scuba related items) for study and use during the course and for reference afterwards.
- SSI Dive Professional Registration Package 40 USD
- Dive Guide Digital Kit 65 USD
- Dive Professional Status Odin Activation and Registration 60 USD