San Francisco (415) 362-6694
Monterey Bay (831) 372-1685

You can begin your adventure in SSI dive leadership by taking one of two paths. You can choose to start with the Dive Control Specialist (DiveCon) rating which allows you to teach SSI's update and specialty courses and assist SSI Instructors in other courses. Then if you wish, you can take your leadership rating to the next level by becoming an SSI Open Water Instructor.

Graduates of the Scuba Schools International program are not just teachers; they know the industry, the business, how to sell dive trips and equipment, and how to produce confident, comfortable divers.


Dive Control Specialist (Dive Master)

SSI Dive Control Specialist is SSI's initial dive leadership level and is considered by many as the "fun" leadership rating. That's because you can do more than any other entry-level dive leader. You can do more because you receive both dive master and assistant instructor training in the SSI Dive Control Specialist course.

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Open Water Instructor

Learn to be a Scuba Instructor the "SSI Way." Most instructor programs focus only on teaching diving. However, most dive businesses require much more of instructors than merely teaching. The SSI Instructor Training Course (ITC) prepares you to become an active member of the scuba industry, a successful educator, and a valuable dive business employee.

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San Francisco [Tel: (415) 362-6694]

Monterey Bay [Tel: (831) 372-1685]

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San Francisco
Mon-Fri: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 5:30pm

Tel: (415) 362-6694
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Monterey Bay
Mon-Fri: 09:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: 7.00am - 6.00pm

Tel: (831) 372-1685
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