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PADI Assistant Instructor
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. At Sipadan Scuba we conduct this course over 5 days in a relaxed environment to ensure you can absorb all the information provided. The Assistant Instructor course is divided into 3 major parts:
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
In order to start your PADI Assistant Instructor course you must be a PADI Divemaster (or have a qualifying certification) and be 18 years of age or older.
Upon certification as a PADI Assistant Instructor you will be able to:
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
Where can I go from here?
Once a PADI Assistant Instructor you may enroll in the Open Water Scuba Instructor course or you may become a PADI Specialty Instructor for the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course and the PADI Equipment Specialist course after completing your specialty instructor training at Sipadan Scuba.
You can book online now for your PADI Assistant Instructor course.