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Teaching snorkeling as part of the Open Water course

Lets take a look at the benefits of teaching snorkeling as part of an SDI Open Water Diver course. Snorkeling can make learning to dive more enjoyable and more efficient.

How SDI’s Marketing Department Can Help You

Our Marketing Team is here to help you! You read that right, we create content and resources with you in mind. We’re outlining seven resources you can use to help build your business.

A Message from Training and Membership Services

Congratulations on joining the International Training Team!

At International Training (ITI) we take pride in our customer service. The Training and Membership Services Department is your go-to source for all things ITI. We are available to answer technical questions about standards or offer a quick reminder of website functions. We process your ratings, print your diver’s cards, and handle all the orders shipping out of World Headquarters. Email, online chat, telephone, or an in-person visit are just some of the ways to place orders and ask questions. Training and Membership Services makes ITI run – and we are here to help you.

Whether you are a new instructor or a recent crossover, you will likely have some questions about the ITI system and website.  Training and Membership Services has included a handful of common questions from new instructors below – but remember that we love talking to our members!  If you have any additional questions, feel free to give us a call or email at World Headquarters ( 888-778-9073 ) or contact your Regional Office.

Welcome to the International Training family!








How do I affiliate my professional account with my facility?

How do I accept an Instructor’s affiliation as a facility?

How do I make sure my students have profiles on the website?

When registering divers, the form asks me for a facility or location.  What does that mean?

How can I purchase eLearning codes for my students’ courses?

How can I upgrade my membership to teach more specialty courses?