So you’re ready to be an Instructor and get the chance to introduce new divers to the sport of Scuba diving. The SDI Instructor Course will teach current Divemaster or Assistant Instructors the knowledge to safely function as an SDI Instructor with the abilities to teach SDI Open Water Scuba Divers, Advanced Adventures Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Assistant Instructors. The program is divided into two sections, an Instructor Development Course (IDC) and an Instructor Evaluation Course (IEC). The first section teaches the candidates how to properly teach and design courses, the second section evaluates the candidates teaching of open water skills.
The IDC teaches how to:
Successfully market scuba
Conduct academic and in water sessions
Effectively utilize assistants
The IEC evaluates your understanding of what you learned during the IDC. This is typically a two day evaluation process and tests your abilities in:
Preparing and teaching academic sessions
Knowledge of subject matter
Pool/confined water skills
Open water skills
Emergency management abilities
What do I need to start?
Be a certified Divemaster, Assistant Instructor 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.
Price and Schedule Package
6 day IDC and 2 Day IE Package$1499 (does not include manuals)
3 Week End Flex IDC/IE$1499 (does not include manuals)
SDI Materials REQUIRED$463.95 (this includes the Pro OW Instructor Kit, IT Resource CD and the IT Evaluation Slates)
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