Make the first step in teaching Scuba Diving – Assistant Instructor
SSI Assistant Instructor
- The SSI Assistant Instructor Course package includes: Assistant Instructor & Instructor Training Course Kit (AI&ITC), Instructor Package, Theory, Classroom, Swimmingpool fee
Additional costs if candidate is from another recognized agency
- The registration includes: Registration / Renewal Initial Year, Registration Package Incl. SSI Baseball Cap, Dry Bag and mask strap, Digital Kit Science of Diving Diamond Version
Assistant Instructor Course in Phuket
With the SSI Divemaster certification in the pocket, the natural progression is the Assistant Instructor course. As a Designated dive professional with a motivation to share your love of diving is the Assistant Instructor program exactly what you are looking for: namely teaching and assisting! In this course you learn how to teach and how to be responsible for others. Under supervision, you will gain first-hand experience in both the classroom and pool. Dive Control Specialist is the necessary foundation for teaching on your own and becoming a SSI Open Water Instructor.
SSI Assistant Instructor Course with Aloha Diving in Phuket
As a SSI Assistant Instructor you will lead certified divers on underwater tours, work on dive boats, lead trips, and conduct Scuba Skills Update courses. You will use group management, accident prevention and specialized diving skills. Stress recognition and management are also vital to effective dive mastering, while a fundamental understanding of teaching techniques is essential to conduct e.g. Try Scuba Diving programs.
As an Assistant Instructor, you will help instructors manage students underwater, set up classrooms, and move equipment. In addition to assisting, you can actually teach classroom and pool skills under the direct supervision of an SSI Instructor. Group management, leadership level diving, and stress recognition skills are vital to the assistant instructor role. Also, assistant instructors build valuable experience toward becoming Instructors themselves someday.
The 5 day course includes the following topics:
Assistant Instructor Course – TheorySection 1 Overview of SSISection 2 Duties of the Assistant InstructorSection 3 Program AdministrationSection 4 Academic SessionsSection 5 In-Water TeachingSection 6 Assistant Instructor Program
Assistant Instructor Course – Practical Application SessionsPractical Application 1 Candidate Water Fitness EvaluationPractical Application 2 Academic Presentation – Open Water DiverPractical Application 3 Academic Presentation – Perfect Buoyancy / Specialty ProgramsPractical Application 4 Workshop – Try Scuba and Scuba RangersPractical Application 5 Workshop – Open Water Diver and Scuba Skills UpdatePractical Application 6 Pool Presentation – Open Water Diver SkillPractical Application 7 Pool Presentation – Perfect Buoyancy
Assistant Instructor Training Prerequisites