1: Stay 2 months and complete the SSI Divemaster Internship
two month scuba
trains you from beginner through to Divemaster professional level.
be working through SSI courses in sequence, logging many dives and as
your diving skills and experience grow you'll be gradually taking on
more responsibility and becoming part of the Alu Alu Divers team. The
best thing about taking an internship with Alu Alu Divers is that
you will be getting real hands-on experience, and having a great time
along the way.
courses that you will cover are: Open Water Diver Course, Advanced
Adventurer, Respond Right Emergency First Aid, Stress & Rescue
and Divemaster. You will also complete 4 specialties of your choice
(including Enriched Air Nitrox). In addition to the certification
courses listed here, you will also get two recognition cards from
SSI: Advanced Open Water and Master Diver upon graduation.
you will be trained to become a professional diver, you are required
to own a set of equipment. The basic set of equipment include
regulator,BCD, fins, mask, snorkel, wetsuit, wrist compass, torch and
dive computer. We can help assist in getting you a set at
two month internship costs RM6,200 inclusive of SSI materials and
Full set of equipment (regulator, bcd, wetsuit, fin, mask, snorkel,
compass, torch and dive computer) from RM3,500
Fan room en-suite accommodation at RM3,000 for two months
2: Stay 5 months and complete the SSi Divemaster/Dive Control
Specialist Internship for FREE
you are keen to take on a life-changing experience but short on cash,
you can advantage of our unbelievable offer to do this all for FREE. You will complete the Open Water Course, Advanced Adventurer, Respond
Right Emergency First Aid, Stress & Rescue and Divemaster course
for the first 2 months of your stay and work internship for the
remaining 4 months as part of the dive crew and gain valuable
experience for your future career in diving.
will get the most thorough training from us which will make you a
valued member of the worldwide professional diving community. As an
intern, you will learn how a dive shop runs, how to coordinate a dive
trip, to supervise divers in the water and assist instructors in
You will be mentored by our resident
Instructor Certifier as well as the staff instructors.
As a scuba dive professional, you are
expected to own your own set of gears such as regulator (with
alternate air source and SPG/depth gauge), BCD, wetsuit, fins, mask,
compass and a computer. We can help you purchase your own quality
Aqualung set at a discount from regular retail price.
You will also have to bear the cost
of SSI membership as well as personal dive insurance.
and meals are not included as part of the deal. There are cheap long
term accommodation on our beach or at our own resort, Bayu Dive
Lodge. We have a limited shared facility basic fan room available at
a cheap monthly rental rate at RM450. Male-only dorm room is also
available at RM150 per month rental. Ensuite rooms are also available
for long term rental, however, at very limited availability at our
Training Course (ITC)
Our SSI Diving Instructor Training
Course (ITC) will teach you to instruct divers to learn diving in the
safest and most thorough way. The staff instructors will share their
experience with you and practice working with students in the
classroom, and ocean settings.
Our aim is not only to make you
confident in the classroom but to give you a good understanding on
how diving courses are best build up and how you can plan these
courses in the best way for the students and for yourself. Once
qualified as a SSI Open Water Instructor you can work all over the
world. It is an exciting and rewarding career!
Before starting the ITC, you musthave logged at least 75 dives, have a 2 year validity on any
CPR/First Aid certification and have at least a SSI Dive Control
Specialist or PADI Divemaster rating.
The standard ITC takes about 12 full
days. In the first ten days you learn everything that prepares you to
become a dive instructor.
You will learn:
1. Dive theory
and classroom presentations:
not only do you need to have a fundamental knowledge of dive theory,
you are also expected to present this theory in clear and structured
lectures. The theory is the same as what you learned during your
Dive Control Specialist or Divemaster course. Expect a lot of test
exams and classroom presentations on topics like dive physics,
physiology, equipment and decompression theory. You will learn how
to explain these to others.
training standards: As
an SSI instructor you must follow the SSI required standards. There
are standards that define the maximum depth, the group size and how
many training dives you can do on a day. Minimum equipment
requirements, paperwork that needs to be done and what skills need
to be covered on a certain course.
These standards guarantee
that the students receive safe and consistent training, anywhere in
As an instructor you need to be able to explain and demonstrate
important dive skills in a clear way, keep the group under control
and evaluate your students to decide if they are comfortable or need
more practice. You will spend a lot of time in the water to practice
this to perfection.
4. Open Water
you take students out to the open water, group control and judgement
are very important. You need to have control at all times and be
alert of stress and potential dangerous situations. to avoid
problems and make sure that your students are always safe and
comfortable during your course. We practice open water dives and
skills at our local reefs as part of the Dive Instructor Training course.
It's not only diving when
you work as a dive instructor. Your paperwork needs to be complete
and you need to know the proper procedures to certify your students.
6. Diving and
You will learn how to
impart this important knowledge to your students on how to keep the
impact to the environment as minimal and how to be actively involved
to make a positive difference
7. Safety and
judgment: We will
teach you to use your judgement and prevent problems for you to be a
The Instructor Examination takes two
full days and here you will be tested by an external SSI Instructor
Certifier who will decide whether you are ready to work as an active
SSI Open Water Instructor or not. You will be scored on the following
1.Dive theory and training standards
3.Confined water presentations
4.Open water presentations
As an SSI Open Water Instructor (OWI)
you can teach and issue certifications for Scuba Diver & Open
Water Diver (junior and regular), Advanced Adventurer, Stress &
Rescue, Scuba Skills Update, Resort Dive and Scuba Rangers.
As part of the ITC, you will also be
certified as to each three specialties including Stress & Rescue
Specialty Instructor, Perfect Buoyancy Specialty Instructor and
Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor!
will also throw in one bonus instructor specialty course of your
choice if you sign up and pay in full before starting the course!
(Scuba Schools International) is one of the oldest dive organizationsin the world and still growing each day.
The SSI Instructor Crossover program is designed to orient Instructors who were trained by other
certification agencies to the teaching and business philosophy of
SSI. At the end you will be allowed to teach and certify divers
through SSI. Since you already have done your instructor training
with another agency, you already know how to teach divers. Therefore
our main goal during the course will be to make you knowledgeable and
comfortable with SSI Programs, products and services, so that you may
confidently teach SSI courses.
But doing you SSI Crossover with
us means more: Our aim is to make sure that by the end of
the course you will feel comfortable to teach SSI courses. There
will be a
lot of time for open discussions and questions to
allow you to be comfortable with the SSI way.
The course takes two days (up to
Advanced Open Water Instructor level). On the first day you will
learn about the SSI system, the Training Standards, teaching
philosophy and SSI's Online Divers Network. We also go over the
several courses within the SSI system and look at their materials andCourse Standards.
On the second day we do a confined session where wepractice some SSI skills. We go over the Specialty programs, the
Quality Assurance process and there is a final exam. The price
includes your Crossover Materials, Application fees and membership
fees for the current year. If the course is done in October or later,
it also includes the membership fees for the next year.
Before the crossover program starts,
we will sit down and look at your current experience and decide on
which level we will be able to cross you over for SSI. Remember we
need written proof of your experience and rating, like a list of your
professional credentials and course breakdowns. Any specialties that
you already hold with another organization will be automatically
crossed over as well.
enroll in the SSI Instructor Crossover Program, you should already be
an active Open Water Instructor or higher with another scuba training
agency, have a current medicals for diving within the last 12 months,
have a CPR & First Aid training within the last 24 months
|SSI Go Pro Courses
of all materials and certifications)
| Dive Guide
| Dive Master
DG + Science of Diving
| Dive Control Specialist
| Instructor Prep Course
| Instructor Training Course (ITC)
| Respond Right Instructor
| Dive Control Specialist Instructor
| Specialty Instructor (1 specialty)
| Specialty Instructor ( 4 specialties)
| Instructor Crossover
Not inclusive of equipment rental:
Special rate for full set of equipment rental RM400 (normal price RM840)