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Instructor de buceo Koh Tao

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SSI Instructor Training Course

The ITC is the preparation course to become an SSI Recreational Diving Instructor.


It's a big step, are you ready?

In Pura Vida Pro we have the right course for you, where you will achieve your goals and leave the course more than prepared, like a great recreational diving professional, with an exciting future.

How is ITC program with Pura Vida Pro?

In Pura Vida Koh Tao, you can start your ITC every month, write to us to know the complete schedule.


The duration of the program is 12 to 15 days, depending on your skills, needs, and the number of candidates. Although we are 2 Trainers, we prefer to do personalized courses of no more than 4 candidates per month, maximum. Quality in training, always before quantity.


During the program, you will develop important skills and acquire the necessary knowledge for the exam and your professional career:


  • Diving Industry Overview

  • Teaching Programs and Online System, (MySSI)

  • Presentation techniques and teaching theory in class

  • Development of teaching in water

And after the instructor course?

The SSI Open Water Instructor is a versatile professional who can work globally through the SSI network, the fastest growing dive agency with more than 3,500 training centers around the world.

At Pura Vida Diving Koh Tao we believe that the experience comes in the real world and we added an optional two weeks for practice right after the exam, to develop your confidence, your teaching style, and who knows, earn your position in the elite of diving in Asia and become part of our Staff.


Do you want to increase your job possibilities? Take a look below.

How much does the Instructor course cost?

The price includes all fees, materials, Pura Vida Pro T-shirts and the celebration event. And also 2 days de alojamiento  in our hostel for your arrival and adaptation on the island.

  • If you are already an SSI Assistant Instructor: THB 65,000

  • For a Divemaster: 75000 THB 

* You will need your complete diving equipment and personal diving insurance.

Are you ready for this giant step?

Our SSI Instructors Trainers, Renato Alves and Santi Tinoco, together with the team of Pura Vida Diving Instructors, will accompany, help and advise you throughout this time, to make you a great professional.

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