PADI Assistant Instructor

Continue your professional journey!

If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life - become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy - being in, around and under water. PADI Assistant Instructors are among the most sought-after dive professionals around the world because they've completed the program that sets the standard for training dive professionals. You earn this rating through hard work and commitment, but you're rewarded with a qualification that enables you to share incredible underwater adventures with others - transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours.

This program is the first part of the PADI Instructor Development Course, and is a superb way to start the journey, develop your skills further as you progress to being a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. To complete this journey, we will support you through the later parts of this program (OWSI and IE), in conjunction with a PADI course Director, who we can introduce you too.

A PADI Divemaster (In good standing) who has been a certified diver for six months may enrol in the PADI Instructor Development Course. You also need:

  • At least 60 logged dives (100 dives to attend an IE for the last part of an IDC.

  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.

  • medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old

Post qualification you will be able to:

and in addition

  • Work with students on knowledge development

  • Present initial skills training

  • Conduct Open Water surface skill evaluations

The above will be under direct / indirect supervision of a PADI instructor as applicable

Assistant Instructor - Your Way

Option 1 - PADI Assistant Instructor Course (AI) - £350 + PADI Materials

Option 2 - PADI Assistant Instructor Course (AI) + EFR Renewal - £460

Option 3 - PADI Assistant Instructor Course (AI) + EFR Instructor - £860

Option 2 & 3 also require PADI Materials for AI course.

PADI Assistant Instructor | Bespoke Svuba Diving | Dagenham | Essex
PADI Assistant Instructor | Bespoke Svuba Diving | Dagenham | Essex