Have you already completed your PADI Divemaster certification?
Are you looking for the next step on the professional ladder?
Do you want / need to improve your employability?
Looking for some real teaching experience?
Then we can help you with our PADI Assistant Instructor internship.
Working closely with our Elite PADI Master instructor’s and PADI Staff Instructor’s, you can get your head above the crowd.
It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba instructor!
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:
· 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
· Independent Study
· Knowledge Development
· Practical Application
· Confined Water and Open Water Teaching Presentations
· Standards Exam
· Dive Rescue Skills Assessment
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
Teach Emergency Oxygen Provider after earning the Emergency Oxygen Provider Speciality Instructor rating
Teach the Emergency First Responder course after earning the EFR Instructor rating
The Learning Materials You Need
The PADI IDC Candidate kit includes all the materials needed to prepare for a PADI Assistant Instructor includes:
PADI Instructor manual
PADI Guide to Teaching
Digital Specialty Course Instructor manual
PADI’s “Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving”
Instructor cue cards for PADI’s core courses (Discover Scuba Diving, OW, AOW, Rescue,DM )
Lesson planning slates for confined and open water
Quiz and exam booklets for the core courses
All PADI manuals up to and including PADI Divemaster
PADI’s “How to use and Choose Dive Computers manual”
PADI’s “Diving Knowledge Workbook”
To take this course, you must be:
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 physically fit to complete the Divemaster stamina tests
Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
Want a fun and exciting career as a diving professional!
How long does it take?
If you are booked on to one of our Divemaster internships you can add this and it will take an additional week.
If you are already a certified Divemaster and need the additional training to become a PADI Assistant instructor we offer a 2 week program.
When do we run the PADI Assistant instructor (AI) internships?
|Arrival date||Induction day||Departure day|
|21st January 2018||22nd January 2018||26th Janauary 2018|
|18th March 2018||19th March 2018||23rdMarch 2018|
|13th May 2018||14th May 2018||20th May 2018|
|8th July 2018||9th July 2018||14th July 2018|
|5th August 2018||6th August 2018||11th August 2018|
|24th September 2018||25th September 2018||5th October 2018|
|18th November 2018||19th November 2018||29th November 2018|
|9th December 2018||10th December 2018||15th December 2018|
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