Assistant Instructor

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The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). You’ll not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional but you’ll also start learning the PADI System of diver education.
What can PADI Assistant Instructors do?

  • Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor Teach the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses Conduct PADI Discover Scuba experiences
  • Teach Emergency First Response after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course

What will I need to start?

  • PADI Divemaster rating or qualifying certification from another certification organization 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

What will I do?

  • 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

How long will it take?

  • The course can vary from as little as three days to more than two weeks

What materials are needed?

  • PADI Instructor Manual Instructor Candidate Workbook Open Water Lesson Planning Slate Confined Water Lesson Preparation Slate Open Water Aquatic Cue Cards Confined Water Aquatic Cue Cards The Law and the Diving Professional The Business of Diving The Best of The Undersea Journal Log Book Peak Performance Bouyancy Specialty Instructor Specialty Instructor Outline Project AWARE Specialty Program Instructor Outline Aware Coral Reef Conservation Specialty Instructor Outline Open Water Diver Manual Recreational Dive Planner, The Wheel and table, and Instructions for Use Booklets Open Water Diver Quizzes and Exam booklet Adventures in Diving ManualRescue Diver Manual Rescue Diver Final Exams Booklet Divemaster Manual
  • Divemaster Final Exams Booklet

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