As a PADI ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR you are qualified to teach parts of the Open Water Course, conduct Discover Scuba experiences and act as an assistant to the instructor during training.
It is an ideal way of gaining real instructor experience in a real diving environment. If you are trained as a PPB Instructor and EFR Instructor then you can also certify students as PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Divers and conduct the Emergency First Response Course. Once you receive a PADI Equipment Specialist Specialty Instructor certification, you can then certify students in non-diving specialties as Equipment Specialist.
You will need to be at least 18 years old, with a current valid medical.
You will also need to be a certified PADI DIVEMASTER, or possess equivalent certification and successfully complete the dive rescue assessment of the PADI DIVEMASTER course. You must have a current medical and have completed and logged at least 60 dives
When certified you will have successfully completed all the academic work, water skills and examination.
You will also have completed and logged all the necessary dives to be to sign the PADI agreement and submit your PADI application.