Are you looking for something extraordinary? To do something others can only dream of? To help people transform their lives? To open doors you didn’t even know existed? All of this, and more, awaits you as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
The PADI IDC combines the Assistant Instructor and OWSI programs into one complete course
Options are to take the course with dive time in it´s entirety which takes 12 days or take the eLearning option (link below) and complete the course in as little as 9 days.
The next IDC starts on the 26.10.2016!
If you book now for the October IDC, we include the Nitrox Instructor for FREE!!
You start with the Assistant Instructor course after four days in the class room, pool and sea you are going to do the First Aid Instructor. After you are straight in to the OWSI again you will spend your time in the classroom, pool and sea. You have all the knowledge you need to do you IE (Instructor Exam. After passing you are a fully qualified OWSI and you can start your life as a Scuba Dive Instructor.
You'll we meet every day at 9.30am and you will finish around 5.30pm. (Subject to change)
The Fun Part
It’s about life transformations—both yours and those around you.
The fun part of instructor training is interacting with course participants while creating friendships that continue long after the course concludes.
You’ll begin networking with other professionals and begin to explore PADI Pro Diving Jobs worldwide. You’ll also have the opportunity to continue your professional education by participating in specialty instructor courses, which train you to teach specialties after instructor certification.
The Challenging Part
The challenging part of this course is your personal commitment to the training. The course requires you to complete all the self-study Knowledge Reviews before the course begins and to prepare daily assignments for teaching presentations daily. Organization and dedication are key.
What You Learn
Get a Life—an exciting one as a PADI Open Water Scuba InstructorDuring the course you’ll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by presenting at least
Four confined water teaching presentations
Three knowledge development presentations
Two open water teaching presentations integrating two skills
You will demonstrate competence at
performing all 24 dive skills listed on the Skill Evaluation.
performing a facedown, nonstop swim for 800 metres/yards using a mask, snorkel and fins.
During the course you’ll need to demonstrate competency in Dive theory by passing a five-part theory exam scoring 75% on each part and a system standards and procedures exam, also scoring 75%
What You Can Teach
After becoming an Open Water Scuba Instructor, you will be able to conduct the entire range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba Diving up to Divemaster. You may also choose to acquire specialty instructor ratings in areas of interest, such as Digital Underwater Photographer or Enriched Air Diver.
The Scuba Gear You Use
You will need to equip yourself with all the basic scuba gear as well as two scuba signaling devices —one audible and one visual.
The Learning Materials You Need
The PADI Instructor Development Course crewpak includes all the materials needed to prepare for the Instructor Development Course. The 23-item pack includes:
Instructor cue cards for PADI’s core courses (Open Water and Advanced, Rescue and Divemaster)
Instructor Development Course Candidate Workbook and related reference materials,
Lesson planning slates for confined and open water
Quiz and exam booklets for the core courses
Specialty outlines for Project AWARE
PADI Instructor Manual
Please note that these materials are NOT included in the course price
To qualify for training as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, you must:
Be certified as a PADI Divemaster or be a Divemaster or equivalent in good standing with another training organization (check with a PADI Course Director or Contact Us for qualifying credentials.)
Be certified as an Emergency First Response Instructor
Be at least 18 years old
Be certified as a diver for at least six months
Have 60 logged dives that include experience in night, deep and navigation diving to participate in the Instructor Development Course. You’ll need 100 logged dives to take the Instructor Exams
Have proof of CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months. The Emergency First Response course meets this requirement
Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months
Please note that the course price does not include any feews payable to PADI