Freediving Instructor Trainer

Freediving instructor training is an elite group of SSI professionals focused on creating the best and safest freedivers. Join the ranks of freediving training by attending the Freediving Instructor Trainer seminar.

Spark passion in every new SSI freediver by achieving the highest level in freediving education. Become an SSI Freediving Instructor Trainer today!

What Will You Learn?

Join the best in freediving training as an SSI Freediving Instructor Trainer. If you are a passionate, experienced SSI Freediving Level III instructor, make your mark by creating the top SSI freediver instructors in the industry.

Just as your SSI freediving instructor trainer influenced you to become your best, now is your chance to influence others and expand SSI Freediving training. Learn to run professional courses, crossovers, and specialty seminars.

Start your freediving career today!

The SSI Freediving Instructor Trainer Course consists of three main phases:

  • Fourteen Academic Sessions (Independent study or in a classroom)
  • Two Pool / Confined Water Sessions
  • Two Open Water Dives – Where its time to use the knowledge and skills you acquired, in the open ocean to complete the SSI Freediving Instructor Trainer Course.

Maximum Training Depth : 25 meters / 75 feet

What Will You Do?

  • Complete all academic sessions as outlined in the instructor manual for the Freediving InstructorTrainer Seminar.
  • Complete and pass all requirements and evaluations listed in the instructor manual for the Freediving InstructorTrainer Seminar.
  • Complete the program’s final exam.
  • Complete the CandidateWater Fitness Evaluation as outlined in the SSI Training Standards if it has been greater than six (6) months since the last successful completion.
  • Display leadership behaviors and skill levels.

Course Schedule

Recommended hours for completion: 70-80. The number of classes, hours and sessions per day are set by the individual instructor, based on student needs, student ability and environmental conditions

Course Price

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Course Prerequisites

Minimum age: 21 years old.

• Submit a written application to the responsible Freediving International Training Director for approval.

Have the following active status SSI certifications (no equivalency permitted):

• Freediving Level 3 Instructor

Have issued at least:

• 100 total freediving certifications

• 50 Pool Freediving or Level 1 Freediving certifications

• 25 Freediving Level 2 certifications

• 5 Freediving Level 3 certifications

Equipment Requirements

Unless the program-specific instructor manual states otherwise, each freediving student must be equipped with a properly fitted Total Freediving System, including:

• Mask

• Snorkel

• Bi-fins(standard length or long freediving fins)

• Exposure suit appropriate for the environment

• Weight System

• Logbook

Students are required to wear a freediving safety lanyard if any of the following conditions apply:

• Level 2 Freediving programs and higher

• Vertical visibility is less than 10 meters

• The planned freedive is deeper than 20 meters in depth

• On any site where the natural bottom depth is 30 meters or deeper

*Equipment will be provided by your Dive Centre. We recommend that you should get your own gear once you become a certified diver.

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