SSI Dive Guide

SSI Dive Guide , Hurghada

Duration: 20
From 728.00€

The SSI Dive Guide program provides candidates with the knowledge and training necessary to supervise and guide certified divers on recreational dive

Course Prices

Price Type Standard Price Online Price
Per Person 728.00€ 600.00€

Program Details

SSI Dive Guide. The Essence.

You’re a recreational diver and you are thinking of a first step towards passing on your passion for scuba diving to your fellow divers.

The SSI Dive Guide course has been designed to accommodate devoted divers with teaching ambitions. Together with Divemaster they will experience a rewarding course.

This program is masterminded as an introduction into the world of dive professionals. As a Dive Guide you will be qualified to lead certified divers on a variety of scuba diving adventures.

Once you have been certified you may give underwater tours to certified scuba divers, teach snorkel diving after passing the snorkel instructor module and issue snorkel diver certifications.

SSI Dive Guide. The Pre-requisites.

  • Minimum age: 15 years old (Must be 18 years old to work as an active status Professional Dive Guide).
  • Have logged at least 40 open water dives totaling 25 hours or more.

Have the following SSI certifications or an equivalent from a recognized training agency:

Have the following SSI certifications, an equivalent from a recognized training agency, or provide proof of experience by showing at least five (5) logged experience dives in each of the following areas:

SSI Dive Guide. The Training Sessions.

SSI Dive Guides can lead and guide certified divers. The training sessions include:

  • All materials
  • Highly qualified and very experienced Dive Guide Instructor
  • All boat dives
  • Certification card

This certification card is a worldwide recognized qualification and will provide you with the following privileges:

  • Give underwater tours to certified divers
  • Teach snorkeling after having passed the snorkeling instructor module and issue Snorkel
  • Attend an SSI Dive Control Specialist program after having completed the Science of Diving Specialty program

There are certain limitations. Dive Guides cannot conduct, teach or assist in any SSI training programs for non–certified scuba divers.

SSI Dive Guide. Learning Method.

The Dive Guide program approaches training using practical application, background information and flexibility. The goal is to create well-

prepared, versatile and marketable Dive Professionals.

The number of classes, hours and sessions per day are set by the your individual instructor, based on student demands, student ability and Red Sea conditions.

SSI Dive Guide. Certification.

Upon completion of this program, candidates receive the Dive Guide rating.

To certify the candidates as a Professional Dive Guide, send the candidate’s Dive Guide Training Record with all required documents to the responsible SSI Service Center, who will issue the certification.

Dive Guides can dive autonomously with a group of certified divers in a non-commercial capacity, in environments and to a depth equivalent with their training.

Program Includes

  • Dive Instructor
  • Tank 12 L
  • Weight
  • Transfer within Hurghada, Makadi, Sahl Hashish

Program Excludes

  • Diving equipment
  • Underwater photography & Photo session on board
  • Cost of extra activities
  • Coast guard fees 7 euro (boat diving)
  • Learning materials 325 euro Dive Guide kit
  • Transfer from and to Soma Bay (10 Euro/Pax), El Gouna (10 Euro/Pax), Safaga (15 Euro/Pax)
Extra Equipment
Mask 3 Euro
Snorkel 1 Euro
Regulator 4 Euro
BCD 4 Euro
Suit 3 Euro
Fins 2 Euro
Full Set 15 Euro
Dive Computer 10 Euro
Torch 10 Euro
Compass 10 Euro
Tec Full Set 30 Euro
Back Plate 3 Euro
Hamess 3 Euro
Bladder 6 Euro
Bottom Gas Regulators 14 Euro
Stage Regulator/ O2 clean 6 Euro
Rigging kit 2 Euro
Twinset 12 Euro
Gas Mixes up to 50% per fill( up to 32% free of charge for technical divers) 10 Euro

What To Take With You?

  • Towel
  • Sun cream

Booking Notes!

  • -Don't forget to bring a copy of a valid passport.
  • -Medical statement from your doctor stating that you are fit to dive.
  • -Distribution of diving dates is flexible and can be arranged with reception of the diving center according to your wish.

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