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ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR Gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver

The PADI Assistant Instructor course with DIVE KAWARTHA

Assistant Instructor?!?!   Can't Divemasters go right to a full Instructor?

AI boatIn short, yes.  Divemasters can register in our Instructor Development Course, which is a combination of the assistant instructor and Open Water Scuba Instructor course......So why do we have an AI course then?

Taking the IDC program is quite an undertaking and can require a larger investment of time and money than you might be looking for.

Perhaps you are unsure how much you will want to teach scuba.  The AI program offers a less expensive and time consuming step on the journey in your professional career. 

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 DIVE KAWARTHA PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

Typically a 4 - 5 day course held over a couple weekends, the PADI Assistant Instructor course will introduce you to the PADI system of diver education and allow you to gain experience while taking on a larger roll with students in Open Water courses, or independantly teaching Peak Performance Buoyancy, Project Aware, or another select specialty course. 

Once you start doing that, all of the above questions will clearly be answered, and if you do want to proceed to become an instructor, You have already completed half of the IDC, so you only need finish the second half of the IDC (the OWSI course).

 

AI ClassroomOur A.I. Program Includes:

  • All PADI IDC Student Materials

  • Personalized Instructor Candidate Backpack, Polo Shrit, Hat and Pocekt Mask

  • All Confined Water, Open Water and Classroom Workshops

  • Unlimited access to a training pool as needed (must be scheduled)

  • Fill Station Operator certification

  • Shadow teaching opportunities for PPB & Project Aware

 

The Fun Part

Get mentored while gaining hands-on experience teaching students.


What You Learn

AI Theory

You build upon your abilities to organise 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

 

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

At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.

 

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!


Your Next Adventure

Take the full Instructor Development Course with DIVE KAWARTHA to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor so you can teach and certify PADI Open Water Divers.

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the DIVE KAWARTHA Team members.

  Start Date Course Type Max. Places Places Available   Price    
19 Nov 2020 PADI Assist. Instr. 8 8 CAD$ 2499.99

Orientation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
PADI System Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Learning & Teaching Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Discouver Scuba Diving Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Risk Management and Licensing Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
KD Presentation Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Candidate KD Presentation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Skill Development Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Confined Water Training Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Open Water Training Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Course Close
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Skills Assessment
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Confined Water Teaching Presentation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Open Water Teachingn Presentation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Rescue Assessment
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
PADI Systems, Standards & Proceedures Exam
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
e-Learning
Thu 19 Nov 2020
12:00 AM

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06 May 2021 PADI Assist. Instr. 8 8 CAD$ 2499.99

Orientation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
PADI System Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Learning & Teaching Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Discouver Scuba Diving Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Risk Management and Licensing Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
KD Presentation Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Candidate KD Presentation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Skill Development Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Confined Water Training Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Open Water Training Workshop
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Course Close
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Skills Assessment
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Confined Water Teaching Presentation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Open Water Teachingn Presentation
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
Rescue Assessment
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
PADI Systems, Standards & Proceedures Exam
Fri 25 Sep 2020
09:55 AM
e-Learning
Thu 06 May 2021
12:00 AM

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