The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion
of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). You'll not only gain additional
experience as a PADI Professional but you'll also start learning the PADI System
of diver education.
What can PADI Assistant Instructors do?
- Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision
of a PADI Instructor
- Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a
- Teach the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course
- Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses
- Conduct PADI Discover Scuba experiences
- Teach Emergency First Response after successful completion of an Emergency First
Response Instructor course
What will I need to start?
- PADI Divemaster rating or qualifying certification from
another certification organization
- At least 18 years old
- Have 60 logged dives, including night, deep, and navigation dives
- Have been a certified diver for at least 6 months.