SDI - Instructor Course

The SDI Instructor course is designed to teach current Divemaster or Assistants Instructors the knowledge to safely function as an independent instructor. The programme is divided into 2 sections, an Instructor Development Course (IDC) and an Instructor Evaluation Course (IEC). The first section teaches the candidates how to properly teach and design courses, the second section evaluates the candidates teaching of open water skills.

What do I need to start?

  • Be an SDI certified Divemaster, Assistant Instructor or equivalent.
  • Have a minimum of 100 logged dives in a number of different environments with varying depths.
  • Hold a current CPR & First Aid certification. (Can be included within programme.)
  • Hold a current diving medical.
  • Minimum age 18 years.

Graduates would be qualified to enroll in the SDI Specialty Instructor course for certain specialities, and in the SDI Instructor Trainer course.

If you wish to undertake the SDI Instructor course, please Contact Us for more information.

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