Facebook pixel WhatsApp
dive briefing manta dive
SSI Instructor Course:

Your Pathway to Becoming a Diving Instructor at Manta Dive

Embarking on the SSI Diving Instructor Course, often known as the Instructor Training Course (ITC), marks a pivotal step for those who have achieved their Divemaster certification and are eager to advance to becoming professional scuba diving instructors. This exhaustive program focuses on refining teaching skills, deepening dive theory knowledge, and enhancing practical teaching techniques.

dive crew manta dive

Instructor Training Course outline

At Manta Dive Gili T we have trained hundreds of Instructor Candidates and have realized that the perfect Instructor is one who has developed their skills both inside as well as outside the water.

The comprehensive Instructor Training Course (ITC) unfolds with various elements, a hallmark of scuba instructor preparation in the mesmerizing setting of Gili Trawangan, one of the Gili Islands. Within the ITC framework, participants delve into Classroom Sessions, where the intricacies of dive theory, physics, physiology, equipment, and decompression theory are explored. This is followed by Confined Water Training, offering a controlled environment for refining teaching skills. Subsequently, Open Water Training takes place in the captivating waters surrounding Gili Trawangan, providing a practical platform for applying teaching techniques. The culmination of the ITC occurs with the Instructor Examination (IE), a rigorous assessment ensuring a thorough evaluation of both theoretical knowledge and practical expertise, essential for those aspiring to instruct in the enchanting underwater realms of the Gili Islands.


Starting from: IDR 29.500.000*

all-inclusive package covering materials, course, examinations, and tax.
Prices may vary based on existing qualifications—contact us for personalized details and potential savings.
Simply send us a message and we can help you out! 

What’s included in your Instructor training course Package?

The course includes

  • ITC Materials
  • Instructor Fees
  • Certification Fees
  • Hands-on experience of training in a busy dive centre
  • Discounts on equipment in our retail dive shop
  • Discounts on food & drinks at Manta's own bar and restaurant
  • Flexible start dates
  • Equipment rental
  • Free Manta Dive t-shirt
  • An amazing time with a welcoming community

The course does not include

  • Personal dive equipment
  • SSI Application Fees (if not covered in the course fees)
  • Transportation
  • Dive computer
  • Diving Insurance
  • SMB with the reel
  • Food, drinks and accommodation
  • Visa extension fees
  • Park Fees
  • But don't worry we can help sort out all of the above

Course components

  • dive theory dive photos manta dive gili trawangan min

    Dive Theory

    ITC explores physics, physiology, equipment, and decompression theory, offering a deep understanding of essential elements. Participants gain insights into underwater environments, physiological responses, scuba equipment, and decompression theory. This knowledge equips aspiring instructors with expertise for effective scuba instruction.

  • dive instructor demonstration dive photos manta dive gili trawangan min

    Teaching Techniques

    Master effective teaching methods for a safe and engaging diving experience. In the stunning Gili Islands, scuba instructors play a crucial role. The clear waters and diverse marine life provide a unique backdrop for learning. From briefings to practical demonstrations, instructors must adapt techniques to the underwater environment. Managing a group in dynamic landscapes adds complexity, requiring a balance of leadership and approachability. In Gili Trawangan, effective teaching not only imparts technical skills but also fosters confidence and responsibility, ensuring a positive and safe diving experience for enthusiasts.

  • poolskills dive photos manta dive gili trawangan min

    Watermanship and Rescue Skills

    Instructors need to master watermanship and emergency response for a secure and thrilling diving experience. In the vibrant Gili Islands, instructors not only teach diving skills but also ensure divers are equipped to handle emergencies in the dynamic underwater environment.

  • handsignals briefing dive photos manta dive gili trawangan min

    Legal and Ethical Considerations:

    In Gili Trawangan, scuba diving instructors navigate legal waters, ensuring certifications and safety. Ethical duties extend to environmental consciousness. Vigilant post-training care, adherence to safety protocols, and awareness of local laws are crucial. Instructors play a pivotal role in preserving Gili Trawangan's underwater wonders.

Time Commitment

Engaging in the Instructor Training Course (ITC) on Gili Trawangan is a comprehensive and immersive experience that demands a full-time commitment throughout its duration. Beyond the structured class hours, participants find themselves delving into evenings filled with focused study and preparation. The nature of the program extends beyond the class schedule, as candidates are often required to allocate dedicated time for completing pre-course assignments, further enriching their understanding of the material.

The Assistant Instructor & Instructor course, spanning approximately two weeks, unfolds as an intensive journey of skill development and theoretical mastery. During this time, participants not only absorb the essential teachings of the course but also actively engage in practical applications, honing their instructional abilities. The holistic approach of the program ensures that candidates not only meet the basic requirements but emerge as adept and confident diving instructors ready to navigate the complexities of underwater education.

Divemaster package prerequisites:

  • Age and diving experience
    18 years old, Certified SSI Dive Master + Nitrox & minimum 75 logged dives totalling 50 hours or more
    Fit for diving and medical clearance within the last 12 months.
    Emergency first response primary and secondary care (CPR and First Aid) training within the last 24 months.
For Enquiries & reservations

Office hours 08:00 - 20:00 GMT+7

Contact us Or call: +62 (0) 81237889378