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SSI Divemaster

The SSI Divemaster rating recognizes candidates that have the knowledge and training necessary to perform the duties of

a certified assistant. These duties including assisting SSI Instructors with conducting entry-level and continuing education

scuba training programs.


Minimum age: 18 years old.

Must be an active status Dive Guide in professional status.

Have the Science of Diving certification.

Logged at least 60 open water dives totaling 40 hours or more.


In addition to the duties performed by an active status Dive Guide, active status Divemasters may:

Act as a certified assistant for all SSI recreational courses.

Enroll in an SSI Dive Control Specialist/Assistant Instructor program.