PADI Assistant Instructor Course

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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 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.
 
Options are to take the course with dive time in it´s entirety which takes 4 days or take the eLearning option (link below) and complete the course in as little as 2 and a half days.
 
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
 
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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
 
The Scuba Gear You Use
You use all the basic scuba equipment and some scuba accessories such as a dive slate, dive knife, compass, dive watch, etc.
It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills.
 
The Learning Materials You Need
The PADI IDC crewpak includes all the materials needed to prepare for a PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor course. The 23-item pack includes:
 
Instructor cue cards for PADI’s core courses (OW, AOW, Rescue and Divemaster)
IDC 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
 
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!
 
 
Please note that the course price does not include any feews payable to PADI
 

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