During the Assistant Instructor course, you will be provided with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to directly assist in diving courses.
An SSI Assistant Instructor can directly supervise the theory sessions, as well as the confined water or pool sessions of an Open Water Diver course.
As an Assistant Instructor, you will also be able to issue certifications for programs like Try Dive, Scuba Skills Update, and Perfect Buoyancy.
It is the step prior to becoming an Open Water Instructor and the course is designed to impart the standards and teaching philosophy of SSI as an organization.
It is necessary to understand and know how to apply these teaching methods in order to teach them properly.