PADI Rescue Diver Course...“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

The Fun Part The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.

 What You Learn
♦ Self rescue
♦ Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
♦ Emergency management and equipment

♦ Rescuing panicked divers
♦ Rescuing unresponsive divers

 Prerequisites To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must:
♦ Be 12 years or older
♦ Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
♦ Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).

The Learning Materials You Need The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.

 
 

PADI Divemaster Course...Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

What You Can Teach After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorized to:
♦ Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives
♦ Assist a PADI Instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course ♦ Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkeling program
♦ Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience
♦ Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program
♦ If qualified as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.
♦ Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty.
♦ Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course Training Dives 2, 3 and 4 at a ratio of two student divers per certified divemaster.
♦ Accompany Open Water Diver students under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor during: surface swims to and from the entry/exit point and during navigational exercises when the instructor conducts a skill, such as an ascent or descent, a Divemaster can remain with other student divers (with an individual student or buddy team)
♦ Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or Specialty training dives under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor. ♦ Conduct the PADI Seal Team Skin Diver Specialist Aqua Mission
♦ Conduct subsequent dives under an instructor’s indirect supervision for Discover Scuba Diving participants after participants have satisfactorily completed the first dive with a PADI Instructor.
♦ Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

 Prerequisites To take this course, you must be:
♦18 years old
♦ A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
♦ A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
♦ An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months.
♦ Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification
♦ Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

What You Learn During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.

The Learning Materials You Need The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes everything you’ll need to start the PADI Divemaster program. The complete set of materials includes:
♦ The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving - a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment.
♦ Divemaster slates
♦ PADI Divemaster Manual
♦ PADI Instructor Manual
♦ Scuba Tune-Up Guidebook
♦ DSD Cue Card
♦ Pro Logbook

Take charge of your adventure. Become a PADI DiveMaster.

 
 

Assistant Instructor 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. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba instructor!

What You Can Teach?
In addition to the responsibilities and duties you already have as a PADI Divemaster, as a PADI Assistant Instructor you can:
♦ 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 Aqua Missions
♦ Teach PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty courses under the direction of a PADI Instructor after earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating

Prerequisites
♦ Be a PADI Divemaster or qualifying certification from another certification organization
♦ Be at least 18 years old
♦ Have 60 logged dives, including night, deep, and navigation dives
♦ Have been a certified diver for at least 6 months
♦ Have CPR and First Aid Training within the last 24 months
♦ Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
♦ Want a fun and exciting career!

What You Learn
♦ 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 Specialty
♦ 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 Learning Materials You Need
The PADI IDC crewpak includes all the materials needed to prepare for a PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba
Instructor course. The 23-item pack includes:
♦ Instructor cue cards for PADI’s core courses (OW, AOW, Rescue and Divemaster)
♦ IDC Candidate Workbook and related reference materials
♦ Lesson planning slates for confined and open water
♦ Quiz and exam booklets for the core courses
♦ Specialty outlines for Project AWARE
♦ PADI Instructor Manual.

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Course...Are you looking for something extraordinary? 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. It’s about life transformations—both yours and those around you. The fun part of instructor training is interacting with course participants while creating friendships that continue long after the course concludes.

What You Can Teach 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.

Prerequisites
To qualify for training as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, you must:

♦ Be certified as a PADI Divemaster or a PADI Assistant Instructor or be an instructor in good standing with another training organization for at least six months (check with a PADI Course Director or Contact Us for qualifying credentials.)
♦ Be certified as an Emergency First Response Instructor
♦ Be at least 18 years old
♦ Be certified as a diver for at least six months
♦ Have 60 logged dives that include experience in night, deep and navigation diving to participate in the Instructor Development Course. You’ll need 100 logged dives to take the Instructor Exams
♦ Have proof of CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months. The Emergency First Response course meets this requirement 
♦ Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months

What You Learn
During the course you’ll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by presenting at least:
♦ Two confined water teaching presentations
♦ Two knowledge development presentations
♦ One open water teaching presentations integrating two skills You will also attend and participate in the following 14 curriculum presentations:
♦ Course Orientation
♦ Dive Industry Overview
♦ General Standards and Procedures
♦ The Role of Media and Prescriptive Teaching
♦ Legal Responsibility and Risk Management
♦ PADI Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver Course
♦ Adaptive Teaching
♦ The PADI Continuing Education Philosophy
♦ Business Principles for the Dive Instructor
♦ Adventures in Diving Program
♦ Specialty Diver Courses and Master Scuba Diver Program
♦ Rescue Diver Course
♦ Divemaster Course
♦ Diver Retention Programs
♦ How to Teach the RDP (Instructors from recreational diver training organizations other than PADI must complete.)
♦ You will demonstrate competence at performing all 20 dive skills listed on the Skill Evaluation. performing a face down, nonstop swim for 800 meters/yards using a mask, snorkel and fins.
♦ During the course you’ll need to demonstrate competency in Dive theory by passing a five-part theory exam scoring 75% on each part .

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 daily. Organization and dedication are key.

The Learning Materials You Need
The PADI Instructor Development Course crewpak includes all the materials needed to prepare for the Instructor Development Course. The 23-item pack includes:
♦ Instructor cue cards for PADI’s core courses (Open Water and Advanced, Rescue and Divemaster)
♦ Instructor Development Course Candidate Workbook and related reference materials
♦ Lesson planning slates for confined and open water
♦ Quiz and exam booklets for the core courses
♦ Specialty outlines for Project AWARE PADI Instructor Manual