At TEXAS DIVE CENTER, as a Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the 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 is the first portion of the Instructor Training Course (IDC) and when followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor course (OWSI) and successful performance at the Instructor Examination (IE), leads to certification as a Open Water Scuba Instructor.
Get mentored while gaining hands-on experience teaching students. Learn from some of the best Instructors in the west Texas region. You will hone your Dive Master skills while applying new teaching and dive skills under the direct supervision of our Master Instructor.
You build upon your abilities to organise and supervise scuba diving activities, while concentrating on developing teaching skills. You learn through:
The Assistant Instructor Course consists of these sections:
In addition to the responsibilities and duties you already have as a Divemaster, as a Assistant Instructor you can:
At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.
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 Total Dive System, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills.
The ITC career bundle includes all the materials needed to prepare for a Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor course and includes:
For all your learning materials and equipment, contact TEXAS DIVE CENTER.
Take the full InstructorTraining Course with TEXAS DIVE CENTER to become a Open Water Scuba Instructor so you can teach and certify Open Water Divers.
For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the TEXAS DIVE CENTER Team members.