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4940 Rusina Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
United States

719-599-3483

Underwater Connection, has been serving the Colorado Springs water sports community since 1989. What started as a scuba shop 25 years ago, has now grown into a legacy of aquatic adventures. Now offering everything you need for Whitewater Kayak, SUP, Swimming, Triathlon Aquatics, and of course, Scuba.

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Master Scuba Diver Trainer Program

This program is 60 hours in length.  This program teaches the student to conduct specialty courses.  The student must be certified as an ISO/WRSTC Open Water Instructor, equivalent, completion of the Instructor Program, or higher to enroll in the program.  It trains the student how to teach Altitude diving, Deep diving, Drysuit diving, Underwater Navigation, and Night diving to student divers.

Master scuba diver trainer (MSDT) program

 
 

This program is 60 hours in length.  This program teaches the student to conduct specialty courses.  

The student must be certified as an SSI Open Water Instructor, equivalent, completion of the Instructor Program, or higher to enroll in the program. 

It trains the student how to teach Altitude diving, Deep diving, Dry suit diving, Underwater Navigation, and Night diving to student divers.

The program consists of the following courses:

  • Altitude Instructor

  • Deep Instructor

  • Dry suit Instructor

  • Navigation Instructor

  • Night Instructor

Click on each course below for more information:

Altitude Instructor

Course Prerequisites:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Altitude Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Altitude specialty course.

Course Fees: $150.00

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Kit - Mandatory fee - $78.00

Deep Instructor

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Deep Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Deep specialty course.

Course Fees: $425.00

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Kit - Mandatory fee - $78.00

Dry suit Instructor

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Drysuit Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Drysuit specialty course.

Course Fees: $425.00

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Kit - Mandatory fee - $78.00

Waterproof D9x Drysuit (to student size) - $1,195.00

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Navigation Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Navigation specialty course.

Course Fees: $250.00

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Kit - Mandatory fee - $78.00

Night Instructor

Course Prerequisite:

18 years of age or older;

Active Status SSI Open Water Instructor;

CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration training completed within the previous 24 months of completion of the course;

and be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the previous 12 months.

Course Hours: 12.

Course Description: The Night Instructor course teaches the student how to conduct and teach the Night specialty course.

Course Fees: $425.00

Mandatory Equipment:
SSI Digital Kit - Mandatory fee - $78.00