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  • Diveguide


The SSI Dive Guide program provides candidates with the knowledge and training necessary to supervise and guide certified divers on recreational scuba dives. If you are interested in pursuing a professional career as a SCUBA diver, would like to have the skills to guide other divers or just simply want to gain experience, this is an extremely valuable and exciting course. In order to have achieved a Dive Guide Certification, candidates will have 

  • Logged at least 50 open water dives totaling 32 hours or more.
  • Pass all requirements and evaluations for Dive Guide
    • Conduct effective dive briefings
    • Guide a deep dive, night dive and shore dive
  • Complete the Candidate Water Fitness Evaluation 
  • Complete the program’s final exam.

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Candidate Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age: 18 years old.
  • Have logged at least 60 open water dives totaling 40 hours or more.
  • Have the following SSI certifications (no equivalency permitted):

    • Science Of Diving
  • Have the following active status SSI certifications (no equivalency permitted):
    • Professional Dive Guide

Active Status Qualifications

In addition to the duties performed by an active status Professional Dive Guide, active status Divemasters may:

  • Act as a certified assistant for all SSI recreational scuba courses.
  • Assist during open water training dives by taking no more than two (2) students at a time on excursion dives.
  • Qualify as a Training Specialist for the SSI Ecology Specialty programs.
  • Enroll in an SSI Instructor Training Course.

Dive Guides may guide certified divers on recreational scuba dives.

Active status Professional Dive Guides may also

  • Teach, supervise and issue recognition cards for the SSI Snorkel Diver program.
  • Qualify for the SSI Divemaster rating after completing the SSI Science of Diving Specialty program.

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