PADI Assistant Instructor

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What can an Assistant Instructor do?

  • Teach knowledge development (classroom) presentations (under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor)
  • Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills (under the indirect supervision of an Instructor)
  • Teach the Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course
  • Teach the Project AWARE Specialty course
  • Conduct Discover Scuba Diving experiences
  • Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing the EFRI Course

What it takes:

  • Self-study – Knowledge reviews, quizzes, lectures and presentations
  • Confined water – Skills review and assessment, workshops and presentations
  • Open Water – Workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations

What materials are needed?

  • PADI Instructor Manual
  • Instructor Candidate Workbook
  • Open Water Lesson Planning Slate
  • Confined Water Lesson Preparation Slate
  • Open Water Aquatic Cue Cards
  • Confined Water Aquatic Cue Cards
  • DSD Cue Card
  • Adventures in Diving Cue Card
  • Rescue Diver Cue Cards
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Instructor Outline
  • Project AWARE Specialty Program Instructor Outline
  • Aware Coral Reef Conservation Specialty Instructor Outline
  • Open Water Diver Manual
  • Recreational Dive Planner table, the eRPDml and Instructions for Use Booklets
  • Open Water Diver Quizzes and Exam booklet
  • Adventures in Diving Manual
  • Rescue Diver Manual
  • Rescue Diver Final Exams Booklet
  • Divemaster Manual
  • Divemaster Final Exams Booklet

All of the above can be purchased for as a single package for 21,000THB. Contact us for further details.

Prerequisites for the PADI AI Course:

  • PADI Divemaster rating or qualifying certification from another organization
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • 60 logged dives (with experience in night, deep and navigation)
  • Have been a certified diver for at least 6 months
  • Proof of CPR and first aid training within the last 24 months

For a more detailed look at dive careers and Instructor level courses check out our GOPRO web site. Diving instructor courses

For more information please contact us: [email protected]