Assistant Instructor

The PADI Assistant Instructor course

As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, buy you also start learning the PADI System of diver education.  You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited  teaching responsibilities.  It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a Scuba Instructor.

The PADI Assistant Instructor Course can be conducted by all Five Star Dive Centers and Resorts and Five Star Instructor Development Centers and Resorts.

The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and

GoPro, PADI Instructor
GoPro, PADI Instructor

when followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor course (OWSI) and successful performance at the Instructor Examination (IE), leads to certification as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

The Fun Part

Get mentored while gaining hands – on experience teaching students.

What You Learn

You build upon your ability to organize and supervise scuba diving activities, while concentrating on developing teaching skills.  You learn:

  • Knowledge development through self-study, quizzes, lectures and presentations
  • Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations
  • Open water workshop, rescue assessment and candidate presentations


PADI Instructor
PADI Instructor

You must:

  • Be a PADI Divemaster or qualifying certification from another certification organization
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have 60 logged dives, including Deep, Night and Navigation dives
  • Have been certified as a 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 signed by a Physician with the last 12 months
  • Want a fun and exciting career

If you would like more information on how to GoPro, please contact me Here or contact the staff at Ocean Quest and sign up today!

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