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PADI Assistant Instructor Course

PADI Assistant Instructor Course

Become a PADI Assistant Instructor in Phuket with Aussie Divers IDC Phuket

Become a PADI Assistant Instructor in Phuket, and the best place is with Aussie Divers IDC Phuket

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The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and when followed by the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) course and successful performance at the Instructor Examination (IE), leads to certification as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

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 take on some limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a fantastic way to gain experience on the way to becoming a scuba instructor!

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!

The PADI Assistant Instructor Course can be conducted by Auusie Divers Phuket Five Star Instructor Development Centre.

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The Fun Part

Get mentored while gaining hands-on experience teaching students.

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 Specialty and PADI 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

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 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
At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all the basic scuba equipment and some scuba accessories such as a dive slate, dive knife, compass, dive watch, etc.

It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills. Aussie Divers Phuket can help you with all your equipment needs.

The Learning Materials You Need

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

Instructor cue cards for PADI’s core courses (Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver 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 courses
PADI Instructor Manual.

Prerequisites

You must

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 supply a Medical Statement signed by a doctor within the last 12 months
Want a fun and exciting career!

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Your Next Adventure

Take the full Instructor Development Course to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor so you can teach and certify PADI Open Water Divers. Do the IDC with Aussie Divers IDC Phuket. Phuket’s friendliest Instructor Development Centre.

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