Are you a current dive professional looking to crossover to SDI, TDI, ERDI, or PFI? If so we can help!
If you are not a current dive professional would you like to become a a dive professional? We offer training for dive professionals of all levels from Divemaster to Open Water Instructor all the way through technical and even CCR instructor courses!
Scuba diving is an incredible hobby that opens up new worlds as you explore the aquatic realm – either locally or traveling to some exotic destination. Divers often find themselves wanting to take their training several steps further with advanced courses in continuing education and often in technical level courses as well.
It is not unusual for divers to want more out of this sport. They want to be a part of it. They want to be professionals as well as ambassadors of scuba to their “land-loving” friends. The reasons may vary greatly, but a common theme is that divers want to “give back” the experiences they had with their instructors and share those moments with other new divers. Many of these divers pursuing professional levels, regardless of age, look at scuba as a career of sorts, sometimes as a full time position. Others see it as a part-time gig.
The entry levels for a scuba diving professional begin with the Divemaster program and continue with the Assistant Instructor rating. These courses can be taught by any active SDI Open Water Instructor in good standing.
The SDI Divemaster Course is the first professional level certification. During this course, DM candidates will be challenged and learn what it is like to work with divers as they experience the underwater world for the first time. Candidates will also learn how to lead already certified divers and show them some of their favorite critters or dive sites. As an SDI Instructor, you will also teach them how to manage divers, work the dive deck of a boat, and conduct safe and enjoyable dives, along with further knowledge in physics and physiology, and how it is applied to everyday scuba.
The SDI Assistant instructor course is designed toward practical teaching experience with an active SDI Instructor or Instructor Trainer. Candidates may help an Instructor teach an Open Water Scuba Diver course, Advanced Diver Course, and Rescue Diver Courses, as well as preparation in lesson plans, academic presentations and general dive management techniques.
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