Assistant Instructor (AI) Course – 4 days

The first part of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the PADI The Assistant Instructor (AI) course provides additional experience as a PADI Professional and teaches you the PADI System of Diver Education.

What’s involved?:

  • Self-study – Knowledge reviews, quizzes, lectures and presentations
  • Confined water – Skills review and assessment, workshops and presentations
  • Open Water – Workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations

PADI Assistant Instructors can:

  • Teach knowledge development (classroom) presentations (under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor)
  • Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills (under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor)
  • Teach the Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course
  • Teach the Project AWARE Coral Conservation Specialty course
  • Conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving courses
  • Teach the PADI EFR Course after successfully completing the Emergency First Response Instructor Course