Divemaster & Instructor Trainer
Take your Scuba Diving to the next level and make it a career! Here is your way to becoming a Divemaster & Instructor Trainer!
Devoted Dive Professionals motivated to share their love of recreational diving will find the SSI Dive Control Specialist/Divemaster
, very fitting and flexible. It allows you to teach in both the classroom and pool under indirect supervision of an instructor, giving you the basis and necessary experience to become an SSI Open Water Instructor. Your gained practical knowledge will be the cornerstone for your professional career and ensures the safety and fun of your future students.
Dive Control Specialist (DCS) /Divemaster
To enroll in our Dive Control Specialist/Divemaster program you must be a Certified Advanced/Expert Diver and be 18 or older. The Dive Masters can assist Instructors with pool/confined water and open water training under the direct supervision of an Instructor. After you are certified you can teach Scuba Skills Update, Snorkeling and Try Scuba (pool only) and you can even upgrade to Training Specialist where you can teach specialities such as Night or Wreck Diving – a further step at your career ladder.
Training Specialist (TS)
A Dive Control Specialist/Divemaster can become a Training Specialist and teach certain SSI & Scuba Professionals of Arizona specialties by simply purchasing the training materials and co-teaching that Specialty with an Instructor. The Specialty programs include: Boat Diving, Digital Underwater Photography, Navigation, Perfect Buoyancy, and many more.
From the time man had the urge to explore the underwater world, the pleasures were denied to the vast majority until scuba training and equipment were developed in its present form. Now that diving is accessible to anyone, there is a high demand for people who have a passion for diving and want to share that experience with others.
For Scuba Professionals of Arizona, the most important step in a Dive Professional´s career is becoming a person who can train new divers – the SSI Open Water Instructor
The Open Water Instructor´s mission is to inspire and influence beginners to grow in their diving experiences with the goal of making them committed divers. The goal of the Instructor Training Course
(ITC) is to increase your retail business and industry knowledge, expand your teaching skills and add professional presentation/sales experience through modern workshops and practical applications. It is an opportunity to learn how to deliver “The Ultimate Dive Experience
Open Water Instructor (OWI)
After achieving the Dive Control Specialist/Divemaster rating, you enroll in the Instructor Training Course. On successful completion you can attend an Instructor Evaluation. Passing earns you the Open Water Instructor. You can teach and issue certifications for Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventurer and other programs.
Speciality Instructor (SPI)
After your Open Water Instructor, you can start working towards Specialty Instructor. You can qualify by attending Specialty Instructor Seminars or co-teaching Specialty Programs with a qualified instructor. If you already hold Specialties as a Training Specialist, they will be automatically upgraded to Specialty Instructor.
Advanced Open Water Instructor (AOWI)
Simply qualify for a total of four Specialty Instructor ratings, issue 15 Specialty certifications and you automatically upgrade to the Advanced Open Water Instructor. You are now qualified to teach the Snorkel Instructor program, plus any other Specialties you are qualified to teach.
Divemaster Instructor (DMI)
Call us 602-314-6650 and talk to Paul for more information!
As Advanced Open Water Instructor you are eligible to become a Divemaster Instructor. This is an important step in the continuation of your Dive Professional career! As a Divemaster Instructor you are qualified to issue Science of Diving, Dive Guide and Dive Control Specialist/Divemaster certifications.