Zero To Hero: 5 Scuba Diving Certification (Professional)
1. Dive Master
Is the Scuba Diving Certification Level to Start Your Professional Career.
When you are certified as a Dive Master you can start working in the diving industry.
From the moment you finish this first level of professional training you will be able to help the Dive Instructors during their classes and you will become a group guide.
This level of diving certification can still be awarded by an Instructor.
2. Assistant Instructors
Always Ready To Help.
Those who teach and train future divers are diving instructors.
However, they often need assistants.
This is the role played by this professional once certified.
An Assistant Instructor can give theoretical classes to future divers during their training.
In addition, he or she can evaluate their performance in surface exercises.
However, this professional can certified nobody. Only a diving Instructor can do it.
3. Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
Is the Scuba Diving Certification Level That Allows You to Certify Others.
Do the “Instructor Development Course” or IDC if what you really want is to become a Dive Instructor.
Even though your “Course Director” is in charge of training you, an official PADI examiner will be the one who certifies you as an Instructor.
Now, you will be the teacher and you will be able to train, and grant the different scuba diving certification levels as well as.
You’re interested, aren’t you?
If you want to know more, read the article How to become a Diving Instructor?
4. Master Scuba Diver Trainer
One More Professional Scuba Diver Certification Level.
Those PADI Instructors who have certified 25 divers or more.
Also who have also completed at least five PADI Specialty Instructor courses can be “Master Scuba Diver Trainers”.
You can also do your MSDT course.
5. IDC Staff Instructor.
Is the Right Hand of a Course Director.
An IDC Staff Instructor is for a Course Director what an Assistant Instructor is for an Instructor.
They are the people who help to the trainers or Course Directors to teach to the new Instructors.
So, when you are at this level of diving certification, you can impart theory and practice under the supervision of a Course Director.
6. Master Scuba Instructor
The Scuba Diving Certification Level That Recognizes You as An Elite Diving Instructor.
Having issued 150 PADI certifications of different levels,
Taught 10 courses of “Emergency First Response” and having participated in 3 PADI seminars are the requirements to obtain this level of professional diving certification.
7. Course Director
The Scuba Diving Certification Level of a Teacher of Teachers.
Course Directors are professionals who teach PADI Instructor Development Courses.
In other words, they are the people who are in charge of training future diving Instructors.
To achieve this scuba diving certification level, it is necessary to pass a PADI “Course Director Training Course”.
You already know the 7 Professionals PADI Scuba Diving Certification Levels.
Are you ready to have yours?