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PADI Assistant Instructor Course


The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the IDC (Instructor Development Course), and results in limited teaching responsibilities combined with the role of an assistant.

Learning the PADI system of diver education and gaining additional experience as a professional scuba trainer, the PADI Assistant Instructor is a quality step towards the OWSI certification.

The Private Scuba Team guarantee that your assistant instructor training will be completed through a reputable PADI 5 Star IDC located in the beach resort of Pattaya, Thailand.

The PADI Assistant Instructor program combines classroom tuition and independent study to enhance your leadership skills.

The water skills, stamina challenges, and training exercises, stretch your ability to organize and solve problems, while you are helping student divers to improve their scuba.

PADI Assistant Instructor Requirements and Outline

The course is completed through a series of practical training exercises and typically completed in three to five days.

Assistant Instructor Equipment and Materials

Most of these study materials are used in the course;

PADI Assistant Instructor Course - Pattaya Cost 25,500 THB*

✔ Direct and personalised supervision from your private scuba trainer

✔ All classroom sessions of scuba knowledge reviews and exams

✔ All pool sessions, confined water modules, and open water training dives

✔ Pattaya hotel transfers, hot buffet food, soft drinks, and afternoon snacks on the boat

✔ The PADI Assistant Instructor Certification Card

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Assistant Instructor's Duties and Diving Activities

The Assistant Instructor course develops your teaching skills and your ability to organize and supervise scuba diving activities which take place through;

In addition to the responsibilities and duties you already have as a divemaster, you can also;

Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision

During confined water dives, present initial skills training under the direct supervision

Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision

Teach and certify PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Divers under the direction of an OWSI

Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses

Teach the AWARE Coral Reef Conservation specialty course

Conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving experiences in a pool or confined water

Conduct PADI Seal Team AquaMissions

Teach PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty courses under the direction of an instructor after earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating

PADI Assistant Instructor - The Benefits

PADI Assistant Instructor Course in Pattaya, ThailandWhen you finish this course you have already completed almost half of the IDC and may only need to complete the remaining OWSI portion to be certified as a scuba trainer.

This course is often used as a stepping stone from divemaster to the top level of instruction.

PADI AI's are dive educators who assist with the general organisation and supervision of the various segments of scuba courses.

This very often includes assisting students with knowledge development, confined water skills practice, and open water activities.

Working in close partnership with other leaders you help provide students with quality knowledge development and skills practice during PADI programs.

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Note: *Prices are subject to change without prior notice and assume that all prerequisites have been met to start the appropriate courses. The price quoted does not include any specialised training manuals, padi membership fees, or scuba equipment required to meet the diving assignments. All deposits are considered non-refundable.