SDI Assistant Instructor Certification

Course Cost: $1900

ELearning Course Code: $310

Class,Pool and Lake Open Water training : $1180

Instructor Pro Kit & Course Materials : $240.00

Registration Fee: $170.00

Becoming An SDI Assistant Instructor

This course is designed for Divemasters who are looking to take their scuba education to the next level. Taking your SDI Assistant Instructor Course allows for you to start teaching in the scuba industry. You can begin being paid for helping an SDI Instructor complete pool training and work along closely with an instructor in several aspects of educating students. This course is quite in depth and offers a lot of pool time, theory and knowledge work, as well as teaches you to become a much better presenter and educator.

Most people use the Assistant Instructor as a stepping stone to reach their ultimate goal of becoming an SDI Instructor.

The SDI Assistant Instructor Course is designed to build on the SDI Divemaster Program by gaining practical teaching experience, learning to prepare lesson plans, and give academic presentations. You will work with an instructor to gain experience teaching before moving on to the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor level. Once you complete the Specialty Instructor training with a qualified SDI Instructor Trainer, you can become qualified to teach several SDI Specialty Diver courses.

may 2018

05may9:00 pm5:00 pmSDI / PADI PrePool / Scuba Review

06mayalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

12may(may 12)9:00 am13(may 13)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

june 2018

02junallday09Bonaire Group Trip

03junalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

09jun(jun 9)9:00 am10(jun 10)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

july 2018

08julalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

14jul(jul 14)9:00 am15(jul 15)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

august 2018

04augallday11Cozumel Group Trip

05augalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

11aug(aug 11)9:00 am12(aug 12)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

september 2018

01sepallday08Costa Rica Group Trip

02sepalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

08sep(sep 8)9:00 am09(sep 9)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

october 2018

06octallday13Roatan Group Trip

07octalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

13oct(oct 13)9:00 am14(oct 14)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

november 2018

04novalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

10nov(nov 10)9:00 am11(nov 11)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

december 2018

02decalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

08dec(dec 8)9:00 am09(dec 9)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

january 2019

06janalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

12jan(jan 12)9:00 am13(jan 13)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

february 2019

03feballdaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

09feb(feb 9)9:00 am10(feb 10)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

march 2019

03maralldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

09mar(mar 9)9:00 am10(mar 10)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18
  • Certified SDI Divemaster or equivalent
  • Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider,* where local law permits
  • Provide proof of at least 60 logged dives or 50 logged dives and 25 hours underwater accumulated time
  • Possess the minimum instructional equipment, as defined in leadership course standards section two of this manual

*Note: SDI CPROX, CPR1st or CPROX1stAED courses may be combined with the assistant instructor program by qualified instructors

What’s next after completing your Assistant Instructor course?

You can continue your diving education by advancing to an SDI Open Water Instructor or by checking out some of the other specialties or courses on our SDI Course Map.

SDI Assistant Instructor Diver minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrate all open water diver skills to instructor quality
  • Complete the SDI Assistant Instructor exam, or online version, with a minimum score of 80 percent and 100 percent remediation
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Costs

Course Cost: $1900

ELearning Course Code: $310

Class,Pool and Lake Open Water training : $1180

Instructor Pro Kit & Course Materials : $240.00

Registration Fee: $170.00

How Does It Work

Becoming An SDI Assistant Instructor

This course is designed for Divemasters who are looking to take their scuba education to the next level. Taking your SDI Assistant Instructor Course allows for you to start teaching in the scuba industry. You can begin being paid for helping an SDI Instructor complete pool training and work along closely with an instructor in several aspects of educating students. This course is quite in depth and offers a lot of pool time, theory and knowledge work, as well as teaches you to become a much better presenter and educator.

Most people use the Assistant Instructor as a stepping stone to reach their ultimate goal of becoming an SDI Instructor.

What Does It Cover

The SDI Assistant Instructor Course is designed to build on the SDI Divemaster Program by gaining practical teaching experience, learning to prepare lesson plans, and give academic presentations. You will work with an instructor to gain experience teaching before moving on to the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor level. Once you complete the Specialty Instructor training with a qualified SDI Instructor Trainer, you can become qualified to teach several SDI Specialty Diver courses.

Calendar

may 2018

05may9:00 pm5:00 pmSDI / PADI PrePool / Scuba Review

06mayalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

12may(may 12)9:00 am13(may 13)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

june 2018

02junallday09Bonaire Group Trip

03junalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

09jun(jun 9)9:00 am10(jun 10)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

july 2018

08julalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

14jul(jul 14)9:00 am15(jul 15)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

august 2018

04augallday11Cozumel Group Trip

05augalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

11aug(aug 11)9:00 am12(aug 12)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

september 2018

01sepallday08Costa Rica Group Trip

02sepalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

08sep(sep 8)9:00 am09(sep 9)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

october 2018

06octallday13Roatan Group Trip

07octalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

13oct(oct 13)9:00 am14(oct 14)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

november 2018

04novalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

10nov(nov 10)9:00 am11(nov 11)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

december 2018

02decalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

08dec(dec 8)9:00 am09(dec 9)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

january 2019

06janalldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

12jan(jan 12)9:00 am13(jan 13)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

february 2019

03feballdaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

09feb(feb 9)9:00 am10(feb 10)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

march 2019

03maralldaySDI/PADI Open Water Pool

09mar(mar 9)9:00 am10(mar 10)2:00 pmOpen Water Lake Dives

Prerequisites

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18
  • Certified SDI Divemaster or equivalent
  • Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider,* where local law permits
  • Provide proof of at least 60 logged dives or 50 logged dives and 25 hours underwater accumulated time
  • Possess the minimum instructional equipment, as defined in leadership course standards section two of this manual

*Note: SDI CPROX, CPR1st or CPROX1stAED courses may be combined with the assistant instructor program by qualified instructors

Whats Next

What’s next after completing your Assistant Instructor course?

You can continue your diving education by advancing to an SDI Open Water Instructor or by checking out some of the other specialties or courses on our SDI Course Map.

What Else

SDI Assistant Instructor Diver minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrate all open water diver skills to instructor quality
  • Complete the SDI Assistant Instructor exam, or online version, with a minimum score of 80 percent and 100 percent remediation

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