Instructor courses SSI

Instructor courses

Come with us to discover the secrets of more demanding dives. If you’ve ever gotten close to their border during your recreational dives or even crossed it, you certainly feel a new challenge. Or you want to dive as before, but safer! The SSI Technical Extended Range (SSI TXR) diving courses are just for you. In the Czech Republic, we are the only ones who can certify up to the level of an instructor in SSI TXR.

Open Water Instructor – OWI

Instructor course

This first instructor course helps future instructors master the complete transition from recreational diving to a professional Diving Instructor career. During the course, future instructors learn everything they will need for their work – they get acquainted in detail with the Standards of the SSI teaching system, learn to create theoretical lectures with the help of all teaching aids and in practical exercises get acquainted in detail with underwater instructor activities.

The course is very intensive and usually lasts between 8 – 10 days depending on the readiness of future instructors. Many hours await you in the water, during self-study and during the preparation of presentations. The course can take place in the Czech Republic, Croatia or Egypt.

Authorization to teach:

Indoor Diver, Scuba Diver, Junior Open Water Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventurer, Scuba Skills Update, Try Scuba, Try Scuba Diving, Enriched Air Nitrox, and Diver Stress & Rescue.

Prerequisites for the course:

  • age at least 18 years
  • minimum number of dives 100, of which 24 in the last calendar year
  • minimum qualification – SSI Divecon, or the equivalent of another training organization eg: PADI Divemaster, CMAS *** etc.
  • confirmation of assistance in student training (by arrangement)
  • certificate of education
  • take the Stress & Rescue course
  • take a First Aid course containing CPR / can be taken on site
  • have a valid medical examination to be insured for diving – ideal DAN – can be insured on site
  • 2 pcs of photos

Cena: 29 000,- Kč + 10 000,-Kč závěrečná zkouška

Specialty Instructor – SPI

SSI instructor course

When you are certified as an SSI Open Water Instructor, you have the opportunity to teach other specializations. There are several ways to obtain this permission.

Attend a Specialty Instructor seminar led by an active Instructor Trainer certification instructor

Teach the entire Specialization program together with an active instructor who is certified for the Specialization

Apply for recognition of qualifications in those programs with which you have considerable experience.

Specialization: Altitude Diving, Boat Diving, Cavern Diving, Computer Diving, Deep Diving, Digital Underwater Photography, Dry Suit Diving, Equipment Techniques, Ice Diver, Independent Diver, Navigation, Night / Limited Visibility Diving, Perfect Buoyancy, Science of Diving, Search & Recovery, Shark Diver, Waves, Tides & Currents, Wreck Diving

Advanced Open Water Instructor – AOWI

SSI instructor course

If you are authorized to teach four specializations (including Diver Stress & Rescue) and you have already issued 15 such certifications, you automatically become an AOWI. In addition, it entitles you to teach Advanced Open Water / Junior Advanced Open Water, Dive Guide, Science of Diving, Divemaster and Snorkel Instructor programs.

After being certified as an active Dive Control Specialist Instructor, he can teach, supervise teaching and issue certifications for the following programs:

Dive Control Specialist programs

assist an active Instructor Trainer certified instructor under his / her direct supervision during the Instructor Training Course (ITC).

Cena: 12 000,- Kč

SSI instruktor TXR Crossover

SSI instructors who are also instructors of another internationally recognized technical diving association have the opportunity to participate in the TechXR Crossover program. The aim of the program is to provide the instructor candidate with orientation in the SSI philosophy, attitudes, teaching standards, training systems and required skills for SSI training programs.

We are the only ITC TXR center in the Czech Republic and we will be happy to inform you about further conditions of the SSI TXR Crossover program.

Jan Lambert

He teaches courses

My motto is, “He who does not dive is a suspect.” I am an SSI trainer and a TXR trainer.

I teach all courses offered by Scuba Scool International and Technical Extended Range. Come try it and enjoy with us!