PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

What could be better than helping others to explore a new world? To teach them to breathe underwater and explore beautiful marine environments? Do you love scuba diving and are you looking to broaden your horizon? Then consider becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor! Teach what you love, while doing what you love!

Requirements

Requirements

  • You are 18 years or older
  • You are certified as a PADI Divemaster
  • You have been certified as a diver for at least 6 months
  • You have completed an EFR course in the last two years
  • You have logged 60 dives
EFR Instructor

EFR Instructor

The first step in becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor is the EFR Instructor Course. To have knowledge of first aid and CPR is very important, not only when diving. During this course you will learn how to teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines.

Assistant Instructor

Assistant Instructor

The next step in the Instructor Development Course is becoming an Assistant Instructor. During this course you will become acquainted with the PADI training system. If you have successfully completed the Assistant Instructor course, you can teach several PADI courses independently. This way you gain experience in teaching and become more certain about your role as an instructor.

Open Water Scuba Instructor

Open Water Scuba Instructor

As soon as you are an Assistant Instructor, you can start your Open Water Scuba Instructor Course. During this course you develop your didactic skills and learn to teach all the different training courses PADI offers. You will develop yourself towards a full-fledged instructor.

Instructor Examination

Instructor Examination

If all previous mentioned phases have been completed, you can start the 2-day Instructor Examination. Upon successful completion, you may officially call yourself PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Congratulations!

Become a OWSI at AB-Dive

Become a OWSI at AB-Dive

AB-Dive is an official Instructor Development Center (IDC). The professional team of instructors offers you personal guidance throughout the entire process. You will learn to apply the theory hands-on in one of the most beautiful scuba diving destinations in the world. Feel free to ask any questions you may have!

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