The Assistant Instructor Course is the first component of the full IDC and can be done as a stand alone course or combined into the IDC. Either way the course content is exactly the same.
The AI course can be done in 2-4 days.
The AI course introduces the PADI system of education. You’ll need to complete the following components:
- Complete the full skill circuit of 24 basic scuba skills.
- Deliver presentations on parts of dive theory from the courses you’ll be qualified to teach.
- Give teaching presentations in confined water working with simulated students.
- Give teaching presentations in open water combining multiple skills with simulated students.
- Attend presentations on the PADI system.
The AI course costs £450. This includes all training, equipment use and pool access. The following costs are not included:
- E-Learning: £215
- Course materials (approx £360)
- Transport and dive site entrance
- AI application to PADI (£61)