PADI Assistant Instructor Development Course

PADI Assistant Instructor Development Course

From: 25,000

This program is especially suited for:

  • Divemasters who do not have the time and resources to take the entire IDC in one schedule,;
  • or needs a little bit of time to prepare for the IDC
  • or for those who are not interested to teach the entire spectrum of PADI dive courses (yet).

The PADI Assistant Instructor Course can be taught any time on request. The AI course takes 5 days and is the first portion of the PADI Instructor development Course (IDC). After the AI course you can take the OWSI course to complete your PADI IDC and after successfully passing the PADI Instructor Exam you will be a PADI Instructor!

Inclusions

  • 5 training days
  • lunch while on training
  • tanks, weights, instruction & signed application form
  • add-ons may be selected for total flexibility

Not included, are

  • PADI AI Application Fees
  • PADI IDC Crewpak
  • Accommodation
  • Other Meals, transfers, boat fees, resort fees, refreshments and dive equipment

Book NOW and get P5,000 Off!

As a PADI Assistant Instructor you can act as an assistant to the instructor and can assume limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba diving instructor. As well as all the things you can do as a PADI Divemaster, once certified as a PADI Assistant Instructor you will be able to:

  • Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • During confined water dives, present initial skills training under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • Teach and certify PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Divers under the direction of a PADI Instructor
  • Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses
  • Teach the AWARE Coral Reef Conservation specialty course
  • Conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving experiences in a pool or confined water
  • Conduct PADI Seal Team AquaMissions
  • Teach PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty courses under the direction of a PADI Instructor after earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating.
  • Teach PADI Equipment and PADI Oxygen Provider Specialties with further training.

To be certified as a PADI Assistant Instructor, you must meet the following performance requirements:

  • Attend the required IDC Curriculum Components some of which can be done online:
    • Course Orientation
    • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
    • General Standards and Procedures
    • Risk Management
    • Marketing Diving
    • Start Diving
    • Teaching PADI Specialty Diver Courses
    • Business of Diving (optional)
    • Keep Diving (optional)
    •  How to teach the RDP (optional)
  • Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
  • Teaching in Confined Water
  • Conducting Open Water Dives
  • Present at least two evaluated knowledge development teaching presentations and score a 3.5 or higher on at least one presentation.
  • Present at least two evaluated confined water teaching presentations and score a 3.4 or higher on at least one presentation.
  • Present at least one integrated (two skills) evaluated open water teaching presentation and score a 3.4 or higher on each skill.
  • Demonstrate competence at performing all 20 dive skills listed on the Skill Evaluation. Candidates must earn 68 total points, with no individual score below 3.
  • Score 75 percent or higher on the PADI Systems, Standards and Procedures Exam and have any missed questions reviewed until mastery is achieved. Scores less than 75 percent require a retest.
  • Successfully complete the PADI Divemaster course diver rescue skills assessment in open water.

If you are a Divemaster, at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Assistant Instructor course, provided that you have;

  • Be certified as a PADI Divemaster or hold a leadership level certification with another recreational diver training organization
  • Submit a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months;
  • Have been a certified diver for at least six months
  • At least 60 logged dives to begin the course;
  • With a documentation of experience in deep, night and navigation diving
  • with a CPR & First Aid training issued in the last 24 months.

Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply. Ask us about it.

Sign up for the course and get your IDC Crew-Pak which includes other reference materials, like the PADI Guide To Teaching, underwater cue cards, and other materials that you’ll need during the course.

Day 1
Morning

  • Course Orientation
  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
  • General Standards and Procedures

Afternoon

  • Teaching in Confined Water
  • Skill Demonstration Workshop (and 800 m/y swim)

Day 2
Morning

  • Confined Water Teaching Presentation 1 & 2
  • Teaching PADI Specialty Diver Courses

Afternoon

  • Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
  • Conducting Open Water Dives

Day 3
Morning

  • Knowledge Development Teaching Presentation 1
  • 4 Es Counseling Workshop
  • Start Diving

Afternoon

  • Exam

Day 4
Morning

  • Open Water Teaching Presentation 1
  • Rescue assessment
  • Discover Scuba Diving Workshop

Afternoon

  • Knowledge Development Teaching Presentation 2
  • Keep Diving

Day 5
Morning

  • Marketing Diving
  • Risk Management – online

Afternoon

  • Business of Diving

Unless otherwise arranged or specified, all course training and classroom presetations will be conducted at the Dive Funatics’ 5 Star Facility at Kontiki Marina, Mactan, Cebu.

Oxygen Restaurant and Lounge, inside the resort is an ideal place to stay and hang around at in between in-water training sessions. They serve meals at a reasonable price.

Click the image below to see the directional map of the training area.

Map / Direction to get to Dive Funatics

Dive Funatics Directional Map

We are committed to low training ratios and does not over-book its classes.

Our commitment to the highest level of quality training and safety is our number one goal. When you schedule a class, confined, or open water training session, you are prohibiting another customer from booking or reserving that spot.

Once you schedule your class, confined, and/or open water training sessions, you may reschedule your training sessions as long as you notify us a week before your scheduled booking with no additional penalties.

Any and every change in schedules made after the 1 week window shall be subject to P2,500 PHP rescheduling / rebooking fee provided that the notification of such change is done not later than 24 hours before the commencement of the booking date, otherwise, the booking is deemed cancelled by the customer.

Rescheduling or rebooking is only permitted within six (6) months from the initial booking date.

We require advance booking of at least 1 day before the start of the in-water training. Your booking is only considered confirmed upon payment of the required deposit.

For this course, we require a full payment to confirm your booking. We pass on a 5% PayPal charges and bank fees for payments made through PayPal.

We accept credit card payments via PayPal, Bank Transfers, or Cash in PHP and USD only. We do not process credit cards on site.

ATMs, Banks, and Money Changer establishments are very accessible in our area, however, when transacting, be mindful about the daily withdrawal limits imposed by your banks on foreign countries, unfavorable exchange rates, and risks of getting swindled or robbed.

Category:

This program is especially suited for:

  • Divemasters who do not have the time and resources to take the entire IDC in one schedule,;
  • or needs a little bit of time to prepare for the IDC
  • or for those who are not interested to teach the entire spectrum of PADI dive courses (yet).

The PADI Assistant Instructor Course can be taught any time on request. The AI course takes 5 days and is the first portion of the PADI Instructor development Course (IDC). After the AI course you can take the OWSI course to complete your PADI IDC and after successfully passing the PADI Instructor Exam you will be a PADI Instructor!

Inclusions

  • 5 training days
  • lunch while on training
  • tanks, weights, instruction & signed application form
  • add-ons may be selected for total flexibility

Not included, are

  • PADI AI Application Fees
  • PADI IDC Crewpak
  • Accommodation
  • Other Meals, transfers, boat fees, resort fees, refreshments and dive equipment

Book NOW and get P5,000 Off!

As a PADI Assistant Instructor you can act as an assistant to the instructor and can assume limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba diving instructor. As well as all the things you can do as a PADI Divemaster, once certified as a PADI Assistant Instructor you will be able to:

  • Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • During confined water dives, present initial skills training under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor
  • Teach and certify PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Divers under the direction of a PADI Instructor
  • Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses
  • Teach the AWARE Coral Reef Conservation specialty course
  • Conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving experiences in a pool or confined water
  • Conduct PADI Seal Team AquaMissions
  • Teach PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty courses under the direction of a PADI Instructor after earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating.
  • Teach PADI Equipment and PADI Oxygen Provider Specialties with further training.

To be certified as a PADI Assistant Instructor, you must meet the following performance requirements:

  • Attend the required IDC Curriculum Components some of which can be done online:
    • Course Orientation
    • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
    • General Standards and Procedures
    • Risk Management
    • Marketing Diving
    • Start Diving
    • Teaching PADI Specialty Diver Courses
    • Business of Diving (optional)
    • Keep Diving (optional)
    •  How to teach the RDP (optional)
  • Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
  • Teaching in Confined Water
  • Conducting Open Water Dives
  • Present at least two evaluated knowledge development teaching presentations and score a 3.5 or higher on at least one presentation.
  • Present at least two evaluated confined water teaching presentations and score a 3.4 or higher on at least one presentation.
  • Present at least one integrated (two skills) evaluated open water teaching presentation and score a 3.4 or higher on each skill.
  • Demonstrate competence at performing all 20 dive skills listed on the Skill Evaluation. Candidates must earn 68 total points, with no individual score below 3.
  • Score 75 percent or higher on the PADI Systems, Standards and Procedures Exam and have any missed questions reviewed until mastery is achieved. Scores less than 75 percent require a retest.
  • Successfully complete the PADI Divemaster course diver rescue skills assessment in open water.

If you are a Divemaster, at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Assistant Instructor course, provided that you have;

  • Be certified as a PADI Divemaster or hold a leadership level certification with another recreational diver training organization
  • Submit a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months;
  • Have been a certified diver for at least six months
  • At least 60 logged dives to begin the course;
  • With a documentation of experience in deep, night and navigation diving
  • with a CPR & First Aid training issued in the last 24 months.

Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply. Ask us about it.

Sign up for the course and get your IDC Crew-Pak which includes other reference materials, like the PADI Guide To Teaching, underwater cue cards, and other materials that you’ll need during the course.

Day 1
Morning

  • Course Orientation
  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
  • General Standards and Procedures

Afternoon

  • Teaching in Confined Water
  • Skill Demonstration Workshop (and 800 m/y swim)

Day 2
Morning

  • Confined Water Teaching Presentation 1 & 2
  • Teaching PADI Specialty Diver Courses

Afternoon

  • Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
  • Conducting Open Water Dives

Day 3
Morning

  • Knowledge Development Teaching Presentation 1
  • 4 Es Counseling Workshop
  • Start Diving

Afternoon

  • Exam

Day 4
Morning

  • Open Water Teaching Presentation 1
  • Rescue assessment
  • Discover Scuba Diving Workshop

Afternoon

  • Knowledge Development Teaching Presentation 2
  • Keep Diving

Day 5
Morning

  • Marketing Diving
  • Risk Management – online

Afternoon

  • Business of Diving

Unless otherwise arranged or specified, all course training and classroom presetations will be conducted at the Dive Funatics’ 5 Star Facility at Kontiki Marina, Mactan, Cebu.

Oxygen Restaurant and Lounge, inside the resort is an ideal place to stay and hang around at in between in-water training sessions. They serve meals at a reasonable price.

Click the image below to see the directional map of the training area.

Map / Direction to get to Dive Funatics

Dive Funatics Directional Map

We are committed to low training ratios and does not over-book its classes.

Our commitment to the highest level of quality training and safety is our number one goal. When you schedule a class, confined, or open water training session, you are prohibiting another customer from booking or reserving that spot.

Once you schedule your class, confined, and/or open water training sessions, you may reschedule your training sessions as long as you notify us a week before your scheduled booking with no additional penalties.

Any and every change in schedules made after the 1 week window shall be subject to P2,500 PHP rescheduling / rebooking fee provided that the notification of such change is done not later than 24 hours before the commencement of the booking date, otherwise, the booking is deemed cancelled by the customer.

Rescheduling or rebooking is only permitted within six (6) months from the initial booking date.

We require advance booking of at least 1 day before the start of the in-water training. Your booking is only considered confirmed upon payment of the required deposit.

For this course, we require a full payment to confirm your booking. We pass on a 5% PayPal charges and bank fees for payments made through PayPal.

We accept credit card payments via PayPal, Bank Transfers, or Cash in PHP and USD only. We do not process credit cards on site.

ATMs, Banks, and Money Changer establishments are very accessible in our area, however, when transacting, be mindful about the daily withdrawal limits imposed by your banks on foreign countries, unfavorable exchange rates, and risks of getting swindled or robbed.

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