The SSI Dive Guide program provides you with the knowledge and training necessary to supervise and guide certified divers on recreational scuba dives (ISO 24801-3). The Dive Guide program is an introduction to the world of dive professionals. As a Dive Guide, you will be qualified to lead certified divers on a variety of scuba diving adventures. You will be in charge of safety, management, be able to help other divers with minor gear problems, and be able to lead dive excursions safely whether it be from shore or in the water. The goal is to create well-prepared, versatile, and marketable Dive Professionals. This course can be completed using only shore dives or can include boat dives depending on your requirements and weather conditions. Charter fees are not included.
- 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.
- Conduct, teach, or assist in any SSI training programs for non-certified divers.