Open Water Instructor

Open Water Instructor

Become an Open Water Instructor and Live Your Passion

As a diver, you are already involved in one of the greatest adventures of your life: a weightless world filled with incredible marine life and beautiful ecosystems. You are part of an exclusive group of underwater explorers so why not, too, pass on your passion?

70% of the Earth’s surface is covered with water, and this could become your “office!”

The most qualified professionals are ready to give divers a taste of scuba diving.

Take today’s appointments with us for more information.

Crossover Dive Professional

The Crossover Dive Professional SSI for Instructor is to introduce SSI philosophy and procedures to Dive Professionals certified by other recognized federations. It allows candidates to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to teach SSI programs.

At the end of this program, candidates will be certified Dive Professional SSI with the level corresponding to their certifications and their experience.



Do you dream of travelling the world working as a scuba instructor? With this globally recognized certification, you can work at SSI Training Centers represented in over 130 countries. This in-depth program provides all you need to become an SSI Open Water Instructor. Once certified, you can train new SSI divers, teach Enriched Air Nitrox, Diver Stress & Rescue and create Dive Guides. The possibilities are endless, so start your dive career now!
Minimum Age
Amount of Academic Sessions
Amount of Pool /
Confined Water Sessions
Amount of Open Water Sessions
40 m / 130 ft
Maximum Training Depth
Suggested duration (h)

Pre-requisites for the Instructor Training

  • CPR less than 2 years
  • O2 less than 2 years
  • Medical certificate of no contraindication to scuba diving less than one year old
  • 100 dives
  • Hold the Divemaster SSI certification or equivalent
  • Be 18 years old
  • Open Water Diver (or equivalent) for at least 6 months

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