SSI Dive Courses

Assistant Instructor Trainer course


Exploration, Emotion, Experiences

Just as divers look to divemasters, instructor candidates truly respect Assistant Instructor Trainer.
As the name suggests, Assistant Instructor Trainers assist in instructor training and share their knowledge and experience with new SSI leaders.
Taking the Assistant Instructor Trainer course provides you with an in-depth understanding of the instructor development process and prepares you to train the next generation of SSI professionals .
As an Assistant Instructor Trainer, you can independently teach SSI Assistant Instructor courses in addition to assisting with SSI Instructor courses and other instructor-level continuing education courses .

Who can take this course?
The Assistant Instructor Trainer courses are perfect for those SSI Divemaster Instructor who want to continue advancing in their training as SSI professionals.
The requirements to access this course are:
– Have the aforementioned certification
– Be in Active Status
– Have issued a minimum of 45 certifications, including 30 Scuba Diver / Open Water Diver certifications.
15 of these certifications must be Specialty / Advanced Adventurer certifications, including a minimum of 3 Stress & Rescue Diver certifications, a minimum of 3 Dive Guide certifications, and a minimum of 3 Science of Diving certifications.
– Medical certificate of less than 1 year (if you do not have one, you can do it directly here in L’Estartit, since there are medical centers with specialists in underwater medicine)
– Diving accident insurance in force

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The Assistant Instructor Trainer course consists of two parts:

A) Previous Digital Learning

It is designed to provide you with the knowledge you need to become an SSI Assistant Instructor Trainer in an easy-to-understand logical sequence.

B) Academic sessions

They include classes, workshops and other interactive activities led by Ramon and / or Ricard. They are designed to apply the knowledge acquired in digital learning in a practical environment. There is also a general understanding test of the system.

C) Practical application seminar

With evaluation sessions for academic, swimming pool and open water presentations
As an important part of your training as an Assistant Instructor Trainer we believe that it is of great value for you to actively participate in an SSI Instructor Course.
If you have chosen to do a 4-day seminar, you can also participate in an Instructor course for free on the dates that suit you best, collaborating with your SSI Trainer.

Good to know

The price: is per person
The price includes: SSI certification costs and educational material.
What can I do with this certification and what could I not do with the Divemaster Instructor certification?:
– Organize and carry out training programs for Assistant Instructor.
– Actively participate in the organization and development of an Instructors course, helping an Instructor Trainer in the training of new Instructors.
– Crossover for diving professionals (up to Assistant Instructor)
Duration: Flexible, it can be done in two ways:
– 4 days of seminar (you can act as a listener at a later scheduled ITC), or
– 9 days, including your Assistant Instructor Trainer course in an SSI Instructor course
What should I bring: Your complete diving equipment
Compulsory: medical certificate, diving insurance and certification of training in CPR, First Aid and Oxygen Provider with a validity of less than two years.