SSI Instructor Training Course (ITC)
The SSI Instructor Training Course provides candidates with the knowledge and training necessary to organize and conduct entry-level scuba training courses. It is also intended to prepare candidates to successfully complete an Instructor Evaluation.
Equipment: During the ITC, candidate(s) are required to have the same equipment that is required of student divers in other SSI programs, plus any other special equipment for being a Dive Professional.
Minimum Equipment: During all scuba training, each student is to be equipped with a complete properly fitted Total Diving System consisting of a Snorkeling System, Exposure System (where applicable), Air Delivery System, Information System, Total DiveLog System, Buoyancy Control System, and Specialty Training and Accessory System. (Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Buoyancy Compensator with Power Inflator, Weight System, Cylinder, Regulator with Submersible Pressure Gauge and Alternate Air Source, Depth Gauge, and SSI DiveLog.) All students should provide their own timing device in the open water environment. Students may not share timing devices or dive computers. Specific environments may require additional equipment (e.g. an underwater navigational aid, knife/cutting device or a Surface Marker Buoy).
During all open water training, each Instructor is to be equipped with at least all student equipment plus a dive computer, a deployable Surface Marker Buoy (SMB), a surface emergency signaling device, a knife and a compass.
Content: The knowledge and skills to be covered in the Instructor Training Program are those provided in the SSI Instructor Trainer Manual and the SSI Instructor Training Course Study Guide.
Intent: The intent of the program is defined under Qualifications.
A. Starting Age is 18, Refer to Regional appendix for specific rules to your area.
B. Own a Total Diving System of professional type and quality.
C. Be certified as an active Dive Control Specialist or equivalent.
D. Logged no less then 75 open water dives totaling 50 hours or more.
Certification and Active Status Requirements:
Have a current medical exam for scuba diving not older than 1 year and signed by a licensed medical practitioner.
Logged a minimum of 100 open water dives which accumulate a total dive time of 65 hours or more.
Maintain proof of current training in First Aid/CPR not older than 2 years.
practical use of an emergency oxygen unit not older than 2 years, Refer to Regional appendix for specific rules to your area.Maintain proof of being competent in emergency administration of oxygen. This shall include knowledge of the medical principles involved and
Display leadership behaviors as well as passing all requirements as listed in the program curriculum.
Pass a watermanship and skill evaluation.
Pass all Mini Exams with a minimum score of 90%.
Comply with all annual Renewal procedures.
Maintain Professional Liability Insurance where applicable. Refer to Regional appendix for specific rules to your area.
Work through an active SSI Dive Center or SSI Dive Resort.
Program Duration: The recommended hours for the Instructor Training program is 100. These hours may drop down to a minimum of 50 hours, if the candidate enters the program as a certified SSI Dive Control Specialist at high skill level. The number of classes, hours and sessions per day are
set by the individual Instructor, based on student needs, student ability and water conditions. Program Material : Each Instructor Candidate is required to maintain current training materials.
Qualifications: After passing, the Instructor Training Instructor Candidates may do the following:
Conduct all academic sessions for the Open Water Diver program without supervision.
Conduct exercises involving any self-aid or emergency skills that are done underwater using scuba equipment in the pool without supervision.
Enroll in an SSI Instructor Evaluation.
ITC Schedule :
Class & Pool Facility : Rafauli Dive Center in Kolam renang Sepolwan (Ps. Jumat)
Open Water : P. Pramuka, Kep. Seribu
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