Instructor Development Course
$1300.00 Plus Course Material
APRIL , 2016
(Assistant Instructor and Divemaster course also available)
|Instructor Candidates MUST meet the following requirements prior to enrolling in an Instructor Development Course:
If this is the case, call, email or stop by the shop to enroll today!
Study and Preparation
|Materials that are recommended or Required Include: (If you completed a PADI divemaster course you will already have some of these items)|
PADI Instructor Candidate Crew Pack
|Other items you should probably have:
|The PADI Instructor Candidate Crew Pack is available for $700.00|
Classroom and Pool Sessions
|The duration of the course will be seven or eight days. During this time Instructor Candidates will work both in the classroom and in the pool.Emergency First Responder InstructorIn addition you will be required to complete the Emergency First Response Instructor course prior to taking the IE.There are additional fees for this course and an Instructor Crew Pack to be purchased. The course will require two additional classroom days and must be scheduled prior to taking the IE. Coordinate the course with Swim and Scuba beforehand.|
Open Water Sessions
|Several outings will be made to local dive sites to practice the supervision and organization of open water dives. These will be made during the 7-8 day course.
Open Water Scuba Instructor
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Course
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.
View the Instructor Development Calendar
The Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program is one of two distinct components of PADI’s Instructor Development Course (IDC)—the core of PADI Instructor training. The first portion is the Assistant Instructor course followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor program.
The OWSI program is a minimum of four days. It introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator.
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.
Get College Credit
You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor course.
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
During the course you’ll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by presenting at least
You will also attend and participate in the following 14 curriculum presentations:
You will demonstrate competence at
During the course you’ll need to demonstrate competency in Dive theory by passing a five-part theory exam scoring 75% on each part .
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.
At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.
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.
Check with your Swim and Scuba to purchase equipment needed for the course.
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:
To purchase this program, contact Swim and Scuba!
View the Instructor Examination (IE) Calendar
To qualify for training as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, you must:
If you are looking for information on where to go pro, please contact your PADI Instructor Development Center or Career Development Center and sign-up today!
Your Next Adventure:
You’ll want to continue your professional training by completing courses that allow you to teach beyond the core courses. For example, Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor, and specialty instructor courses complement your Open Water Scuba Instructor rating and add to your professional portfolio leading you to become a Master Scuba Diver Trainer.