Are you looking 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.
Take your IDC with a PADI Course Director John Harman. John has been teaching diving for over 37 years. Not only learn how to pass the exam, learn how to teach diving! Questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The OWSI program is a minimum of five days. It introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator.
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. Organisation and dedication are key.
During the course you’ll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by presenting at least
You will also attend and participate in the following 14 curriculum presentations:
You will demonstrate competence at
During the course you’ll need to demonstrate competency in dive theory by passing a five-part theory exam scoring 75% on each part .
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.
At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.
You will need to equip yourself with all the basic scuba gear as well as two scuba signaling devices —one audible and one visual.
The PADI Instructor Development Course Crew-Pak includes all the materials needed to prepare for the Instructor Development Course. The 23-item pack includes: Included with the course.
Other needed items can be purchased from Atlantic Edge at member pricing.
To qualify for training as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, you must:
$1995 Course Fee only.
IDC Crew Pak/eLearning $995 (Purchase from Atlantic Edge for this discounted price, PADI IDC Processing Fee $150, PADI Instructor Examination Fee $795.
Candidates must have all current PADI Manuals, including Open Water Diver Manual, Advanced Open Water Diver Manual, Rescue Diver Manual and Divemaster Manual. (Can be purchased from Atlantic Edge at member pricing). Balance of course due 45 days prior to course start date
Candidates must be EFR Instructor (First Aid/CPR) prior to submitting Instructor Application (You could attend the IE but not be certified as instructor until certified as EFR Instructor, Here's information on the EFR Instructor Course)
The price below is the deposit. Once you've registed give us a call and we will take payment for the elearning so you can start the course. 301-519-9283.