Scubaventures Diving

Training the Recreational Diving Professional

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OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR

Maybe you've dreamed of traveling around the world to exotic diving locations. Maybe you've thought of dumping the 9 to 5 routine and teaching diving for a living. Maybe you just want some additional income from doing what you love to do: dive! PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor may be the new career for you!

On-Line Study Options: Complete more of your IDC at home in your free time! More flexible teaching techniques to make you a successful PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor! PADI Assistant Instructors or instructors from another recreational diver training organization may take the three day OWSI Program. Divemasters and Leadership-levels from other training agencies can complete the 5 day program

You will learn about the PADI System of Diver Education and will hone your teaching skills in the classroom, confined water and open water:

  • Knowledge Development Teaching Presentations
  • Confined Water Teaching Presentations
  • Open Water Teaching Presentations
  • The PADI System of Diver Education: Open Water, Advanced, Rescue, Divemaster and PADI Specialty Courses

After completing the IDC/OWSI Program you will attend an Instructor Examination conducted by personnel from PADI Headquarters. 

As a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor you can conduct the entire range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba Diving up through Divemaster. You can also qualify to teach Specialty Courses such as Digital Underwater Imaging, Enriched Air Diving, Night Diving and others (after meeting prerequisite qualifications).