The Divemaster rating
is your first step to becoming a dive professional.
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
The PADI Open Water
Scuba Instructor program is your final step in the quest to become a PADI
Instructor. During the IDC, you'll learn to use and adapt the PADI System of
diver education to individual student needs. Comprehensive training, supported
by a wide variety of PADI educational materials, earns PADI Instructors respect
from both students and peers. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors may conduct a
broad range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba to Divemaster.
The PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor rating sets you apart from the crowd. PADI
Instructors may conduct the entire range of PADI programs - from Discover Scuba
PADI Instructors do things others can only daydream about.
If you want to live an extraordinary life, you're in the right place.