SSI Dive Master

SSI Dive Master


  • The SSI Dive Guide / SSI Dive Master program provides candidates with the knowledge and training necessary to supervise and guide certified divers on recreational scuba dives.
  • 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. 

Candidate Prerequisites

  • Minimum age: 18 years old.
  • Have logged at least 60 open water dives totaling 40 hours or more.
  • Have the following SSI certifications (no equivalency permitted):
    • Professional Dive Guide
    • Science of Diving

Course Duration:

2-3 Weeks

Minimum Age:

18 Years


DG/DM 35 000/45 000 THB

Active Status Qualifications

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

  • Act as a certified assistant for all SSI recreational scuba courses.
  • Assist during open water training dives by taking no more than two (2) students at a time on excursion dives. Qualify as a Training Specialist for the SSI Ecology Specialty Programs.
  • Enroll in an SSI Instructor Training Course.
SSI Dive Master
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