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PADI Assistant Instructor

SHARE YOUR PASSION

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!

Academic

The IDC teaches you to conduct all PADI core courses. You'll be able to organize and present information, conduct skill development sessions and control open water dives. Basically, you become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills while watching out for student diver safety. Key topics include:

  • PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops

  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System

  • Risk Management and Diver Safety

  • The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor

  • Marketing Diving and Sales Counseling

Prerequisites & Requirements

Age Requirement

  18 years or older

Course Prerequisites
    Been a certified diver for at least 6 months, Divemaster, 60 logged dives (100 to attend an IE), CPR and First      Aid certification within 24 months, medical clearance to dive

Equipment

As a dive professional, you'll want to have all your basic scuba equipment, including a dive computer, a dive knife, and at least two surface signaling devices. During practical skills exercises, like underwater mapping and search and recovery, you'll use a compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional gear that will be useful throughout your diving career.

When and Where?

PADI's eLearning option that lets you study independently at your own pace before class. There are nine interactive knowledge development sections. Prestudy online saves classroom time, which allows more time for practicing the skills that distinguish you as a PADI Assistant Instructor.

 

Our sessions are run at Stamford Bridge Community pool, Stamford Bridge every other Thursday 6.30pm - 7.30pm and every Sunday 11:45 - 13:30 t New Earswick Swimming pool.