SSI Dive Courses

Dive Guide Course (non-professional)


The most popular NON-Professional level diving course in the world

Do you like diving? Would you like to guide yiur family or friends (certified divers) on their recreational dives? Take the SSI Diving Guide course and do what you like without having the obligations that diving professionals have (such as needing legal liability insurance or making an annual contribution to SSI).
Divers look to dive guides because they motivate others. As a Dive Guide you will not only dive a lot , but you will also experience the pleasure of watching other divers have as much fun as you.
Xaloc Diving Center is a magnificent place to do your course. Our experienced SSI Instructors will teach you with  quality trainingand with maximum safety and fun .

Who can take this course?

The SSI Dive Guide courses are perfect for those Advanced or Master divers (and also the PADI, ACUC, CMAS 3 * equivalents, etc.) who want to continue advancing in their training and have a very high level of diving but they don’t want to be professionals.
The requirements to access this course are:
– Have the following certifications: Stress and Rescue Diver + Deep Diving + Orientation + Night Dive
– Be at least 15 years old
– Logbook with a minimum of 40 registered dives (attention: to be able to certify as SSI Diving Guide you must have a minimum of 50 registered dives)
– Medical certificate of fitness to dive less than 1 year
– Diving accident insurance in force (in the same way, if you do not have one you can hire one directly in Xaloc, cost: € 40 for annual insurance or a daily insurance at € 6 / day)

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A) Pool and sea dives:

The SSI Dive Guide course teaches you to take charge of the diving activities of friends and family. Through exercise sessions and water technique seminars, and through practical assessment, you will develop the skills to organize and direct these diving activities.

Topics and hands-on seminars include:
– The appearance and characteristics of the Dive Guide
– Relationship of the Dive Guide with the Dive Center
– Diver safety and incident management
– Evaluate dive sites
– The Diamond of Diving
– SSI Dive environment awareness
– Organize and manage dives
– Conduct dive briefings

B) Theory

You should read the topics related to the course you are going to take, and complete the evaluations and the final exam of the course.
The system used is online, that is, the SSI digital system – to start immediately. Each person studies at their own pace, through an interactive and easy-to-use program. You have access to the online version of the manual and you can complete the theoretical part of the course in this way.
In this course online theory is combined with the indications and help of the SSI Instructors of Xaloc diving Center

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Method of payment: a deposit of € 50 must be made by transfer or credit card and the rest will be paid in cash at our Dive Center
The price includes:
– Digital pedagogical material of the Dive Guide course by SSI
– Practices in the pool with your Instructor *
– Dives in the sea with your Instructor *
* The number of sessions in the pool or sea are established by your Instructor depending on the needs, your own capacity and the conditions of the environment
The price It does NOT include:
– Medical certificate of aptitude for diving (mandatory)
– Payment of qualification processing to SSI (€ 60) that the student will pay directly to SSI with a credit card
– Rental  diving equipment: complete diving equipment’s rental is not included in the price.Should you need to rent it, the total price is 20 €
Participants: minimum 1 person
Where will the course dives take place?: Inside the Illes Medes and Montgrí Natural Park.
Who will train you?: All Xaloc instructors are recreational diving professionals and have extensive pedagogical experience. And some of us are even Trainers, that is, we train Dive Instructors.
Can I work with this certification?: No, this is a NON-professional certification. If you are looking for a course that enables you to work, then take a look at our professional courses, such as the Divemaster or Professional Diving Guide
Available days: every day of the week
Duration: Flexible, with a minimum of 5 days, but it is much better to put additional days to this course, since in this way much more experience is gained. The course can be customized depending on the free days you have
What should I bring: Your complete diving equipment (less tank and weights)
Mandatory: You must bring your medical certificate of aptitude for diving less than 1 year + you must have your own Diving insurance (if you don’t have one, you can hire one with us, € 6 / day)
Additional information: Dive dates must be reserved by phone or by email in advance[/ultimate_info_table]