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Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor

This is a two-part course -

(IDC) Instructor Development Course

(IE) Instructoe Evaluation program. Become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills.

So you’re ready to be an Instructor and get the chance to introduce new divers to the sport of Scuba diving. The SDI Instructor Course will teach current Divemaster or Assistant Instructors the knowledge to safely function as an SDI Instructor with the abilities to teach SDI Open Water Scuba Divers, Advanced Adventures Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Assistant Instructors. The program is divided into two sections, an Instructor Development Course (IDC) and an Instructor Evaluation Course (IE). The first section teaches the candidates how to properly teach and design courses, the second section evaluates the candidates teaching of open water skills.

The IDC teaches how to:

  • Schedule courses

  • Successfully market scuba

  • Conduct academic and in water sessions

  • Effectively utilize assistants

The IE evaluates your understanding of what you learned during the IDC.

This is an evaluation process and tests your abilities in:

  • Preparing and teaching academic sessions

  • Knowledge of subject matter

  • Pool/confined water skills

  • Open water skills

  • Emergency management abilities

What do I need to start?
1. Minimum age 18
2. Certified diver for a minimum of 6 months
3. Provide proof of 100 logged dives completed in a number of different environments with varying depths
4. Be certified as a SDI Divemaster, SDI Assistant Instructor, or equivalent.
5. Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider*, where local law permits

*Note: CPR, first aid and oxygen provider courses may be combined with the IDC program by qualified instructors

Required Equipment: Basic open water scuba equipment.

Successful completion of this program requires a significant personal commitment from each candidate.

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