As a PADI Assistant Instructor (AI), you become a valued assistant in SCUBA's instructional realm. In addition to those privileges accorded a PADI Divemaster, you will be authorized to present knowledge development elaboration for any PADI Diver course under an instructor's direct supervision. You are also allowed to present initial skills training under instructor's direct supervision during Confined Water sessions. PADI Assistant Instructors are certified to independently teach PADI Discover Scuba Diving, PADI Seal Team, PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy and some other non-diving specialty courses such as Project AWARE, Coral Reef Conservation, etc.
Not sure about your schedule but you want to sign up for a class? Scroll to the bottom of the course listing and select the course marked "UNSCHEDULED." We will enroll you in an unscheduled class and you can contact us when you're ready to choose your dates. We'll then move you into the class you chose. You can ignore the dates that appear on the unscheduled class listing.
PADI IDC Candidates are required to own their own personal snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots) and SCUBA equipment (BCD, regulator, dive computer, surface marker buoy, wetsuit, weights, flashlights, dive knife, etc.)
In addition, the following expenses are not included in the course fees:
Upon Program Completion:
Instructor-level liability insurance