PADI Assistant Course content

padi assistant instructor coursePADI Assistant Istructor Course

As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education.  You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited teaching responsibilities.

The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course. Get mentored while gaining hands-on experience teaching students. Learn how the PADI system of diver education works through watching and preparing presentations and improving on the skill set you gained as a PADI Divemaster.

You build upon your abilities to organize and supervise scuba diving activities, while concentrating on developing teaching skills. You learn through:

  • Knowledge development through self-study, quizzes, lectures and presentations
  • Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations
  • Open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations

The PADI Assistant Instructor Course consists of these sections

Module 1: Academic Training

  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Programs
  • Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
  • Teaching Project AWARE and Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialties
  • Teaching in Confined Water
  • Conducting Open Water Training Presentations

Module 2: Independent Study

  • Knowledge Development

Module 3: Practical Application

  • Confined Water and Open Water Teaching Presentations
  • Standards Exam
  • Dive Rescue Skills Assessment

The PADI IDC crew pack includes all the materials needed to prepare for a PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor course. The 23-item pack includes:

  1. Instructor cue cards for PADI core courses (OW, AOW, Rescue and Divemaster)
  2. IDC Candidate Workbook and related reference materials,
  3. Lesson planning slates for confined and open water
  4. Quiz and exam booklets for the core courses
  5. Specialty outlines for Project AWARE
  6. PADI Instructor Manualbecome a scuba instructor
Bookmark the permalink.