PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Teaching people to dive allows you to share your passion for the underwater world
Are you looking for something extraordinary? To do something others can only dream of? To help people transform their lives? To open doors you didn’t even know existed? All of this, and more, awaits you as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
The Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program is one of two distinct components of PADI’s Instructor Development Course (IDC)—the core of PADI Instructor training. The first portion is the Assistant Instructor course followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor program.
The OWSI program is a minimum of five days. It introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator.
Key topics include:
- PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops
- Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
- Risk Management and Diver Safety
- The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor
- Marketing Diving and Sales Counseling
COURSE PRICE & DURATION: £POA / minimum 5 day course
IDC Crewpack £POA
PADI Fees: £POA
PREREQUISITES: 18 years old; Be certified as a PADI Divemaster or a PADI Assistant Instructor or be an instructor in good standing with another training organization for at least six months; Be certified as an Emergency First Response Instructor; Be certified as a diver for at least six months; Have 60 logged dives that include experience in night, deep and navigation diving to participate in the Instructor Development Course; You’ll need 100 logged dives to take the Instructor Exams; Have proof of CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months. The Emergency First Response course meets this requirement; Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
RECOMMENDED TEXTS: Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving