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Assistant Instructor

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What will I learn?

This course is part of the larger PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) Program, and enables you to teach certain courses along with expanding your dive leadership and teaching skills, utilising the PADI teaching methodologies.

  • The role and characteristics of a PADI Assistant Instructor.

  • How to conduct teaching presentations in the classroom, in the pool and in open water.

  • How to evaluate skills and how to teach certain elements of the Open Water course. 

  • How to conduct Discover Scuba Diving experiences.

  • How to conduct the PPB Speciality and quite a few more after some further training.

  • And much more!



  • 18 years or older

  • Be a PADI Divemaster or hold a leadership level qualification with another agency

  • 60 logged dives

  • Be a certified diver for 6 months

  • Medical clearance to dive

  • Proof of CPR and First Aid training within 24 months

How do I start?

Our professional courses are run on a tailor-made schedule. We will work around your availability with a combination of in-person and remote learning sessions. 

For the Assistant Instructor course, expect this to take approximately 5 days in total, with at least 1 of these days at an open water site. You'll also spend time in the pool and our classroom, conducting teaching presentations and skill demonstrations. 

Once you get in touch, we will arrange a time to talk through in more detail your exact plans, arrange course logistics and scheduling, to ensure that you are fully aware of what the course entails and the opportunities that this qualification can open for you!

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Course cost                         - £825
PADI Application fee       - £91.20

Click below to send us an email, we'll get back to you with further information, availability and payment details. 

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