PADI Assistant Instructor

$649.00

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Duration: 6 Days (approx.)
Location: Serasa, Serasa Beach


The PADI Assistant Instructor course

As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba instructor!

The PADI Assistant Instructor Course can be conducted by all Five Star Dive Shops and Resorts and Five Star Instructor Development Centers and Resorts. To find the one closest to you, please visit our Dive Shop Locator.

The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and when followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor course (OWSI) and successful performance at the Instructor Examination (IE), leads to certification as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

The Fun Part
Get mentored while gaining hands-on experience teaching students.

What You Learn
You build upon your abilities to organize and supervise scuba diving activities, while concentrating on developing teaching skills. You learn through:

Knowledge development through self-study, quizzes, lectures and presentations
Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations
Open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations
The PADI Assistant Instructor Course consists of these sections:

Module 1: Academic Training
· PADI Discover Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Programs
· Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
· Teaching Project AWARE and Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialties
· Teaching in Confined Water
· Conducting Open Water Training Presentations

Module 2: Independent Study
· Knowledge Development

Module 3: Practical Application
· Confined Water and Open Water Teaching Presentations
· Standards Exam
· Dive Rescue Skills Assessment

What You Can Teach
In addition to the responsibilities and duties you already have as a PADI Divemaster, as a PADI Assistant Instructor you can:

Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
During confined water dives, present initial skills training under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor
Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
Teach and certify PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Divers under the direction of a PADI Instructor
Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses
Teach the AWARE Coral Reef Conservation specialty course
Conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving experiences in a pool or confined water
Conduct PADI Seal Team AquaMissions
Teach PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty courses under the direction of a PADI Instructor after earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating
At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.

Prerequisites

You must:

Be a PADI Divemaster or qualifying certification from another certification organization
Be at least 18 years old
Have 60 logged dives, including night, deep, and navigation dives
Have been a certified diver for at least 6 months
Have CPR and First Aid Training within the last 24 months
Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months
Want a fun and exciting career!
If you are looking for information on where to go pro, please contact your PADI Instructor Development Center or Career Development Center or Resort and sign-up today.

Your Next Adventure

Take the full Instructor Development Course to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor so you can teach and certify PADI Open Water Divers.

Notes

*** IMPORTANT NOTES ***

1. Medical statement

By booking a dive excursion you confirm you do not have knowledge of any medical condition that may preclude you from diving. All students must complete a medical statement prior to diving. Positive responses will require a physicians approval before diving. The dive medical form can be viewed and printed here.

2. Flying after diving

We recommend at leave at least 12 hours for a single dive (including PADI Discover Scuba Diving) excursion, and at least 18 hours minimum surface interval before flying after doing multiple dives (whenever possible, wait 24 hours). There is no refund for bookings booked within these time constraints.

3. Before booking

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