Become a certified assistant!

SSI Divemaster

The Upgrade from SSI Dive Guide to SSI Divemaster happens automatically once you have completed the Science of Diving Course.

The Science of Diving Course is teaching you the Science behind scuba diving to be specific Physics, Physiology, Decompression Theory, Equipment (Total Diving System & Accessory Equipment), and the aquatic environment.

Frequently asked Questions

What are the requirements to join the Dive Guide Course?

The requirements to participate in the SSI Dive Guide course are:

  • 18 years or older
  • 60 or more logged dives
  • Be holder of the SSI Science of Diving Certification
  • Be an active SSI Dive Guide

How much time do I have to plan for the Science of Diving Course / Divemaster Upgrade?

The Science of Diving Course / Divemaster Upgrade is planned for 2 days.

What else can I do / teach in comparison to an SSI Dive Guide?

After completing the Science of Diving Course / Divemaster Upgrade, you’ll be able to:

  • Act as a certified assistant.
  • Take two students on an excursion dive during open water training.
  • Become a Training Specialist for SSI Ecology programs.

How far would you like to go?

  • Divemaster
  • 749
    Start your career!
    • SSI Dive Guide Specialty Course
    • Divemaster Upgrade:
      Science of Diving
    • Including: Didactic materials & Fees

    Duration: 7 days

    Regular price 828 €

  • Assistant Instructor
  • 1.599
    Start Teaching!
    • SSI Dive Guide
    • Divemaster Upgrade:
      Science of Diving
    • SSI Assistant Instructor
    • Including: Didactic materials, Fees

    Duration: 11 days

    Regular price 1.827 €

  • Instructor
  • 3.149
    Zero to hero!
    • SSI Dive Guide
    • Divemaster Upgrade:
      Science of Diving
    • SSI Assistant Instructor
    • SSI Open Water Instructor
    • Including: Didactic materials, Fees

    Duration: 11 days

    Regular price 3398 €