So you are ready to become an Instructor? Begin introducing new divers to the sport of SCUBA diving and advance experienced divers to higher levels of scuba diving.
During your Instructor Development Course/Instructor Evaluation at the Divers Supply Professional Development Center you will master the art of SCUBA instruction. Our staff of knowledgeable and experienced Course Directors and Instructor Trainers will mentor and guide you. They will help you take your place in the major leagues of SCUBA diving.
Our IDC/IE teaches current Divemasters or Assistant Instructors the knowledge they need to safely function as an SDI Instructor. New instructors will have the ability to teach SDI Open Water SCUBA Divers, Advanced Adventures Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Assistant Instructors. At the 8 day Flex or Concentrated course, your SCUBA skills and diving abilities will be elevated to the next level and refined to demonstration quality as you become a premier role model for other divers.
The IDC teaches the candidates how to properly teach and evaluate dive students, the IE section evaluates the candidates ability to teach SCUBA skills.
The IDC teaches how to:
Successfully market and schedule your SCUBA training programs.
Understand the business side of SCUBA diving.
Knowledge of SCUBA Instructor subject matter.
Prepare and teach academic sessions.
Conduct Confined and Open Water SCUBA skills sessions.
Effectively utilize your SCUBA assistants.
Emergency management abilities.
The 2 day Instructor Exam evaluates your understanding of what you learned during your IDC.
Be a certified Divemaster, Assistant Instructor in good standing or equivalent from a recognized agency with 6 months diving experience.
Have a minimum of 100 logged dives in a number of different environments with varying depths.
Hold a current CPR & First Aid certification. (Can be included within program.)
Minimum age 18 years with a current medical exam and ok. (within the past 12 months at course end)
Price and Schedule Package
6-day IDC and 2-Day IDC/IE Concentrated Schedule Package $1499 (does not include materials)
4-Week End Flex Program IDC/IE $1499 (does not include materials)
* REQUIRED SDI Materials $463.95 (includes the SDI Pro OW Online Instructor Kit)
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No restocking fee and no questions asked (provided it has not been used). Items returned within 60 days of date of invoice, will get full refund less S/H charges, Items returned between 60-120 days of date of invoice, will get a full store credit less S/H charges.
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