Are you looking to do something others can only dream of? To help people transform their lives? To open doors you didn’t even know existed? All of this, and more, awaits you as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
Take your IDC with a Course Director that has been teaching diving for over 30 years. Save time and money taking your IDC with us. During this 5 day course you'll learn the techniques to teach in today's world. We take advantage of the PADI eLearning option for the IDC. This means the IDC itself can be reduced from 7 days to 5 days (the cost of the PADI eLearning component is included in the cost of the IDC). Questions, contact john@atlanticedge.
The OWSI program is a minimum of five days. It introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator.
The Challenging Part
The challenging part of this course is your personal commitment to the training. The course requires you to complete all the self-study knowledge reviews before the course begins and to prepare daily assignments for teaching presentations. Organisation and dedication are key.
During the course you’ll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by presenting at least
You will also attend and participate in the following 14 curriculum presentations:
You will demonstrate competence at
During the course you’ll need to demonstrate competency in dive theory by passing a five-part theory exam scoring 75% on each part .
After becoming an Open Water Scuba Instructor, you will be able to conduct the entire range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba Diving up to Divemaster. You may also choose to acquire specialty instructor ratings in areas of interest, such as Digital Underwater Photographer or Enriched Air Diver.
At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.
You will need to equip yourself with all the basic scuba gear as well as two scuba signaling devices —one audible and one visual.
The PADI Instructor Development Course Crew-Pak includes all the materials needed to prepare for the Instructor Development Course. The 23-item pack includes:
To qualify for training as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, you must:
$1795 ($500 deposit, listed below, balance due 45 days prior to course start date)
The price below is the deposit. Once you've paid your deposit and registered we'll send you the eLearning link and IDC Crew-Pak so you can start your independent learning.