Specialty Instructor Certifications

If you are looking to continue your professional education, Salty Endeavors has you covered! We offer many professional level classes focused on specific specialty topics. Add to your resume and increase your professional marketability by adding one or more Specialty Instructor certifications. 

All classes taught by Henry C. Schultz, the only SSI Platinum Pro 5000 Instructor Trainer in Quintana Roo. Be confident you are learning from Mexico’s most experienced SSI Instructor Trainer.

Prices vary by class. Contact us for further details. 

Scuba Schools International Specialty Diver
Scuba Schools International Specialty Diver
Scuba Schools International Master Scuba Diver

Specialty Instructor

Active status Divemasters may qualify as Training Specialists to teach the Ecology Specialty programs.

In addition to the Ecology Specialty programs, Assistant Instructors may also qualify to teach the following specialty programs:

  • Altitude Diving
  • Boat Diving
  • Computer Diving
  • Equipment Techniques
  • Navigation
  • Perfect Buoyancy
  • Photo & Video
  • Science Of Diving
  • Waves, Tides & Currents

Advanced Open Water Instructor

  • Have an active status SSI Open Water Instructor certification.
  • Have at least four (4) SSI Specialty Instructor certifications, including Diver Stress & Rescue.
  • Have issued at least 15 Specialty and/or Advanced Adventurer certifications.

Divemaster Instructor 

Have the following active status SSI certifications or an equivalent from a recognized training agency:

  • Advanced Open Water Instructor
  • Science of Diving Instructor

Have issued at least 30 certifications including:

  • 15 Scuba Diver and/or Open Water Diver
  • 3 Diver Stress & Rescue
  • 3 Dive Guide
  • 3 Science of Diving
  • 6 Advanced Adventurer and/or additional specialty program




Dive Guide


Enriched Air Nitrox


Gas Blender

Waves, Tides & Currents

Photo & Video

Equipment Techniques

Boat Diving



React Right - EFR

Science of Diving

Search & Recovery


Stress & Rescue

Wreck - Recreational

Wreck - Advanced

Classified Diver


Ecology (All)