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Snorkel Professional

The Dive Victoria Group

Snorkel Instructor

Become a snorkel Instructor and experience the thrill of giving someone a skill for life. In 5 short days you can gain knowledge and experience and come out as a qualified SSI Snorkel Instructor. The SSI Snorkel Instructor course covers all elements required to meet certification for the National Qualifications Framework SROSNK003A Snorkel Instructor unit.

This means that if you are working towards a Cert III or IV program you may be able to use the units you have achieved here. Through our RTO – ORCA you may also be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a proportion of your Scuba School International (SSI) Snorkel Instructor course.


Course Details

  • 4 days of theory and practical skills
  • In-water Rescue skills
  • Skills session
  • Candidates must be over 18 years of age
  • Complete a Watermanship evaluation.
  • Be able to duck dive comfortably to at least three metres
  • Assist leading a snorkel group
  • Lead a snorkelling group

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Certification requirements

To be certified as an SSI Snorkel Instructor you must:

  1. Attend all aspects of the course
  2. Demonstrate competence in key areas that are assessed during the course including personal diving skills, rescue skills, practical skills teaching and dive leadership
  3. Pass a written diving theory knowledge exam
  4. Complete the SSI Snorkel Instructor Workbook
  5. Have a current work place first aid certificate*
  6. Have a current CPR certificate*
  7. Have a current oxygen provider certificate*, and
  8. Complete the SSI Snorkel Professional Registration Form.

Please note, if you do not have all the relevant certificates* we can help you obtain them.

After completion of your course, we offer many snorkeling activities, so it’s the perfect way for you to build on your experiences and apply to become a paid Snorkel Instructor with Dive Victoria.

Course cost is $695 plus SSI registration.

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Snorkel Instructor Course Dates

23rd - 26th November 2015

7th - 10th December 2015

8th - 11th February 2016

4th - 7th April 2016