OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR
(PROFESSIONAL LEVEL 3)
This course prepares the student for the PADI Instructor Examination, an international licensing examination. This class builds upon the student’s abilities to organize and supervise dive activities while continuing to develop teaching ability, dive knowledge, skill level, and understanding of entire system of education, attitude and professionalism in preparation for the Instructor Examination and be trained as Emergency First Response Instructor.
Note: Prior to certification as a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor, candidate must have logged a minimum of 100 dives. This course culminates in an Instructor Examination, an international licensing examination administered independent of Pacific Diving Academy by an examiner from PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors). Prerequisite: Minimum age of 18; have completed and logged at least 60 open water dives, documented experience in deep, night, underwater navigation; be in good physical condition for diving and submit an approved medical exam form for diving medical examination conducted within previous 12 months.
All professional certification fees to PADI are the responsibility of the student.