SSI Dive Pro Crossover


Course Duration:

2-3 Days

Minimum Age:

18 Years


DG/DM 35 000/45 000 THB


The intent of the SSI Dive Professional Crossover program is to provide an orientation to SSI philosophies and procedures to dive professionals from other recognized scuba training agencies. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to conduct SSI programs equivalent to their existing qualifications in a safe and enjoyable manner.

Upon completion you will be certified as an SSI Dive Professional commensurate with your previous certification and experience.

Candidate Prerequisites

  • Minimum age: 18 years old.
  • Must have held an equivalent certification from a recognized training agency within the last two (2) years.
  • Must meet the minimum certification requirements for the certification being crossed over.
  • A Divemaster Professional Crossover candidate must have completed the Science of Diving knowledge and skill assessment.
  • Dive professionals from other agencies who have been inactive for greater than two (2) years must follow the returning to Active Status standards.

Administrative Requirements

  • Prior to training, candidates must complete the program-specific Training Record, including:
  • Statement of Understanding
  • Professional Training Assumption of Risk and Liability Release
  • SSI Dive Professional Agreement

All candidates participating in professional level training must have digital copies of the following documents uploaded into MySSI before the final certification(s) can be issued:

  • RSTC Medical Statement signed by a physician within one (1) year
  • Proof of CPR training within two (2) years
  • Proof of First Aid training within two (2) years
  • Proof of Oxygen First Aid training within (2) years

Dive Professionals from Recognized Training Agencies

  • Dive Professionals certified by any SSI-recognized training agency or federation may attend an SSI Dive Professional Crossover program.
  • Divemaster candidates certified by a non-SSI recognized training agency or federation must successfully complete an SSI Experienced Diver Test to obtain a non-professional Dive Guide certification. After earning that certification, they can enter active status as an SSI Professional, and earn the Divemaster recognition rating after completing the SSI Science of Diving program.

Requirements For Completion

  • Pass all requirements and evaluations listed in the instructor manual for the SSI Professional Crossover.
  • Complete the Crossover final exam with a passing score of at least 90%.
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Course Prices include

All Courses’ Prices include:

    • SSI Learning Materials
    • SSI online certificate
    • Complete set of rental equipment
    • Transfer from/to the resort
    • breakfast, lunch, drinks and snacks on the boat
    • experienced Diving Instructor
    • free Palm Beach Divers T-Shirt 
    • Diving Insurance (only entry level courses)