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PADI Assistant Instructor

Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the core of PADI Instructor Training and one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences you'll ever encounter. You deserve an extraordinary life - become a Scuba diving instructor. This professional course is respected, rewarding and in an incredible adventure.

Why?

PADI Assistant Instructor Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Divemaster. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

Prerequisites for entering the course

These Forms
PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
PADI Rescue Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
Completed EFR Primary and secondary care training within 24 months
Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification
Five PADI Specialty course certifications
Minimum Age: 18

What will I do?

During this course, you will:

Learn dive leadership through classroom and independent study sessions
Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water
Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities
An internship or series of practical training exercises

What materials will I need?

Divemaster Training Package
Divemaster Video
Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
Diving Knowledge Workbook
PADI Instructor Manual
Log Book

How long will it take?

Two weeks - three months

What will it cost?

$475 plus course materials and application fee.

Where do I go from here?

As a PADI Divemaster, you will have the basic abilities to do the following:

Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
Assist PADI Instructors with students
Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours
Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers
Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

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