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  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. GO PRO This is the final step in the quest to become a PADI Instructor. During the IDC, you'll learn to use and adapt the PADI System of diver education to individual student needs. Comprehensive training, supported by a wide variety of PADI educational materials, earns PADI Instructors respect from both students and peers. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors may conduct a broad range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba to Divemaster.

    The PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor rating sets you apart from the crowd. PADI Instructors may conduct the entire range of PADI programs - from Discover Scuba through Divemaster. PADI Instructors do things others can only daydream about. If you want to live an extraordinary life, you're in the right place.

    What do I need to start?

    • PADI Assistant Instructor certification or be an instructor in good standing with another training organization for at least six months
    • Hold a dive certification for at least six months
    • Have 60 logged dives that include night, deep and navigation dives
    • Proof of CPR training within the last 24 months
    • Medical clearance signed by a physician
    What will I do?
    • 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
    • Have at least 100 logged dives prior to entering a PADI Instructor Exam
    • How long will it take?
    • Times can vary from four days to three weeks or more
    • What materials are needed?
    • The Same materials as required for the Assistant Instructor course
  • Required Materials
    It is a requirement that each candidate has their own personal up to date copy of all the following PADI
     IDC Candidate Workbook
     Instructor Manual
     Confined Water Slates (including lesson preparation slate)
     Open Water Slates (including lesson preparation slate)
     Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor Outline
     AWARE Instructor Outline
     Coral Reef Conservation Instructor Outline
     Open Water Diver Quizzes and Exams
     Rescue Diver Exam
     Divemaster Exams
     RDP Table
     eRDP-ML
     Open Water Diver Manual
     Adventures in Diving Manual
     Rescue Diver Manual
     Divemaster Manual
     Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving
     Diving Knowledge Workbook
     Adventures in Diving Instructor Slates
     Rescue Diver Course Instructor Slates
     Divemaster Course Slates
     Discover Scuba Diving Slate

  • Candidates will also need the following to complete the independent study knowledge reviews:
     Children and Scuba Diving
     Law and the Diving Professional
     The Business of Diving
     Best of the Undersea Journal
This course is offered through our associate dive centres and can be completed either in the UK the Red Sea, Maldives, Florida, Caribbean or Thailand