Are you ready to begin introducing new divers to the world of SCUBA and help advance experienced divers to new levels?
Then becoming a SDI Scuba Instructor is your path to a rewarding dive career!
Your career begins with your Instructor Development Course/Instructor Evaluation (IDC/IE) at the Divers Supply Professional Development Center. Here you will master the art of SCUBA instruction while being mentored and guided by our staff of extremely knowledgeable and experienced Course Directors and Instructor Trainers.
During the IDC/IE you will acquire the knowledge and experience you need to safely function as a SDI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Upon course completion you will have the ability to teach SDI Open Water SCUBA Divers, Advanced Adventure Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Assistant Instructors.
Your 8-day course will consist evaluating and refining your SCUBA skills and diving abilities to the next level in order to reach Instructor demonstration quality as you become a premier role model for other divers.
IDC/IE Course Prerequisites:
Be a certified Divemaster, Assistant Instructor or equivalent in good standing from a recognized agency with at least 6 months diving experience
Have a minimum of 100 logged dives in a number of different environments with varying depths
Hold current Basic Life Saving certifications (can be included within the IDC program)
Minimum Age 18
Current Medical Examination (within the past 12 months)
The IDC/IE teaches the candidate how to:
General knowledge of SCUBA Instructor subject matter
How to prepare and teach academic sessions
How to conduct Confined and Open Water SCUBA skills sessions
Effectively utilize your SCUBA assistants
Increase emergency management abilities
Understand the business side of SCUBA diving
Successfully market and schedule your SCUBA training programs
The IE tests your understanding of what you learned during your IDC.
Price and Schedule Options:
Course Duration: 8-Days (6-Day IDC & 2-Day IE)
Concentrated Course Option: This is for those candidates who would like to complete their instructor training with minimal to no days off between sessions. Course Fee: $1699 (does not include materials)
Flex/4-Weekend Course Option: This is for those candidates who would like to complete their instructor training when it works best with their schedule. Course Fee: $1699 (does not include materials)
SDI IDC/IE Materials: (Pro Online Instructor Kit with Online Academics) Click here
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