Assistant Instructor Course

Assistant Instructor Course

The SDI Assistant instructor course is designed for you to gain practical teaching experience with an active SDI Instructor or Instructor Trainer. You will help an Instructor teach an Open Water Scuba Diver course, Advanced Diver Course, and Rescue Diver Course. Your SDI Instructor will also teach you to:

  • Prepare lesson plans
  • Give academic presentations
  • General dive management techniques.

Upon completion of the course you may teach and certify Skin Divers, conduct the Inactive Diver Program, and conduct the knowledge Quest review in the Open Water Diver Course. With some additional training, you could go on to teach the following SDI courses;

  • Altitude Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Computer Diver
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Marine Ecosystems Awareness Diver
  • Shore/Beach Diver
  • Underwater Photographer Diver
  • Underwater Video Diver
  • Visual Inspection Procedures
  • CPROX Administrator
  • CPR1st Administrator

Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed to have students gain practical teaching experience with an active SDI Instructor

What you can expect to learn:
The SDI Assistant Instructor Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • SDI Standards and Procedures
  • History of SDI
  • Products and procedures
    • How to place an order
    • Yearly renewals
    • SDI requirements for SDI Assistant Instructor certification
    • SDI Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibilities of an SDI Assistant Instructor
  • Liability and insurance
    • Risk management
    • Waivers and releases
    • Filling out an accident report
  • Course planning
    • Preparation, planning and control in dive management and diving activities
    • Pool/confined water and open water procedures
    • Practical experience in assisting with the training of open water dives
    • Pool/confined water and open water problem solving
    • How to conduct a snorkeling course
    • How to conduct an inactive diver/refresher course
  • Emergency procedures
    • First aid
    • Oxygen (O2) administration
    • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Also check out our INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE!

 

 

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SDI Course Flow Chart showing Assistant Instructor Course

Open Water Course Advanced Diver Development Program Advanced Diver Development Program Rescue Diver Course Master Scuba Diver Development Program Solo Diver Certification Divemaster Course Assistant Instructor Course Instructor Development Course Specialty Instructor Course Scuba Diving International SDI Course Flow Chart

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