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SSI Open Water Instructor

After the Assistant Instructor portion, this course adds the open water training skills you need to make new divers.

  • Privileges and Duties. Qualify to teach the complete Open Water Diver Course, EAN/Nitrox Course, Perfect Buoyancy Course, and Diver Stress and Rescue Course; pending Instructor Exam.
  • Prerequisites. 18 yo, minimum of 75 logged dives with specialty certification or proof of experience in deep, night, navigation, and rescue, and EAN/Nitrox; Assistant Instructor from any recognized RSTC Training Agency.
  • Curriculum. Three days of open water skills and supervision training, usually in conjunction with the Assistant Instructor course.

Starting at $830 or $1900 with Assistant Instructor