PADI Assistant instructor course

With this course, you will already do the first part of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). You’ll not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional but you’ll also continue learning the PADI System of diver education. As an Assistant Instructor, you can teach academic presentations and evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor. Also, you can teach some PADI Specialty courses and conduct PADI Discover Scuba experiences.

Duration: 3-4 days

Before we start

  1. PADI Divemaster, or leadership level with another diver training organization.
  2. Be at least 18 years.
  3. You need a minimum of 60 logged open water dives with experience in deep, night and navigation.
  4. You must have been a certified diver for at least 6 months.
  5. Medical clearance attesting to dive fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months.
  6. Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care course completion (or qualifying training) within the last 24 months.

Course overview

You will learn how to organise a confined water or open water diver training session. How to do briefings for courses, how to demonstrate skills and work on problem-solving with students. You will learn how to structure theory presentations and prepare your own presentations. Also, we will review and refine water and rescue skills and do some informative workshops.

Why do your AI course with Dive College Lanzarote?

  • Groups are small, often even individual courses. Therefore more personal attention to make sure each candidate meets all the requirements to succeed.

  • A team of experienced instructors who have years of practical experience in teaching PADI programs.

  • The Assistant Instructor course available in English, German, French and Dutch.

  • On-site training pool, modern classroom and great dive sites in front of the dive center.

  • Theory classes, confined lessons and open water dives are all within walking distance.

  • All facilities (toilets, shower, changing rooms etc.) available onsite including a place to leave dive equipment.

  • Accommodation can be arranged close to the dive centre. Otherwise, we offer free transport service to and from your hotel in Playa Blanca.

  • Complete your Assistant Instructor course in a relaxed and fun atmosphere!

Contact us
Divemaster, Lanzarote