SSI Dive Guide (DG)

This program is 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. Dive Guides are required to work through an active SSI Dive Center and, when necessary, with an active SSI Instructor.

*Dive Guides are required to have the same equipment that is required of student Dive Professional | Northland Scuba Twin Cities MN 952-949-0909divers in other SSI programs, plus any other special equipment for being a Dive Professional.

As a certified SSI Dive Guide (DG) you can:
  • Give underwater tours to certified scuba divers
  • Teach Snorkel Diving after passing the Snorkel Instructor Module
  • Issue Snorkel Diver certifications

Dive Guide Prerequisites
  • Minimum age: 15 years
  • Must be 18 years old to work as an Active Status Dive Guide
  • Must have completed the Advanced Adventurer program or higher or hold an equivalent rating from a recognized agency
  • Must have a Diver Stress and Rescue certification or equivalent
  • Must have logged at least 40 open water dives totaling 25 hours or more
  • Must have Current CPR/First Aid and Oxygen Administration
  • Must have a Current Medical
  • Have completed the following specialty programs or provide proof of experience by showing a minimum of five (5) logged experience dives in each of the following areas:
    • Navigation
    • Night/Limited Visibility
    • Deep Diving

Requirements for Completion
  • Logged at least 50 open water dives totaling 25 hours or more
  • Pass all requirements and evaluations listed in the Dive Guide Instructor Manual
  • Complete the water skills evaluation as outlined in the SSI Dive Guide Instructor Manual
  • Complete a Dive Guide final exam with a passing score of 90%


What you need to know

  • Tuition: $299
  • Digital Dive Guide Student Kit: $160
  • SSI Diver Surface Marker Buoy (Required) & Dive Guide / Divemaster Training Record: $60
  • SSI Registration Fee: $70
Please contact us if you are interested in signing up for the Dive Guide program.
  • Tuition: $299
  • Digital Dive Guide Kit: $160
  • SSI Diver Surface Marker Buoy (Required)  $60
  • Buddy Team Log Slate: $20
  • SSI Registration Fee $70
Please contact us if you are interested in signing up for the Dive Guide program.

SSI Dive Guide Northland Scuba Twin Cities MN 952-949-0909
Hours
Mon - Tues 11 to 6:30
Wed  Closed
Thurs - Fri  11 to 6:30
Saturday 10:00 to 4:00
Sunday Closed

952.949.0909 info@northlandscuba.com

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