INSTRUCTOR ASSISTANT COURSE
The PADI instructor assistants are dive educators who help, organize and supervise knowledge development activities in confined water and open water.
The PADI instructor assistants are dive educators who help, organize and supervise knowledge development activities in confined water and open water. The Instructor assistants work in association with PADI instructors to provide to the students with the development knowledge and techniques of quality during PADI programs. The teaching techniques that instructor assistants develop during their training allow them to independently run several PADI programs and with some more training they can also teach specialty courses without dives in addition to the PADI medical first aid course.
To enroll in an assistant PADI instructor course, a person must:
1. Be qualified as a PADI Divemaster or leadership level with another diving training organization.
2. Be at least 18 years of age
3. Present to the instructor a medical certificate for diving, signed by a doctor who confirms an adequate physical condition for diving. The medical certificate must be dated within the last 12 months. The doctor who signs the certificate can not be the applicant himself.
4. Have completed and registered at least (60) open water dives in a logbook and demonstrate their experience in night , deep and navigation diving.
5. Realize a satisfactory evaluation of knowledge and techniques. This evaluation includes the instructor evaluation test (theory of diving) and the circuit of evaluation of PADI techniques in confined water.
6. If you are not a PADI Divemaster, you must successfully complete the rescue evaluation of the PADI Divemaster course.
7. Provide a R.C.P. and a current medical first aid certificate, with a date of no more than 24 months to the date of enrollment in the course.