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Instructor Development Course
Event Date Sat, April 23, 2011 - Sun, May 1, 2011
Event Location Paramus, NJ
Contact Information 201.261.8700 | More Info

So, If you’re ready for the next step and to get the chance to introduce new divers to the sport of Scuba diving, see the looks on their faces the first time they breath underwater or see things they have only seen in movies and on TV. Maybe you want to become an SDI Instructor to start or change carriers or so you can travel the world. The Instructor Course will teach current Divemaster or Assistants Instructors the knowledge to safely function as an Instructor with the abilities to teach Open Water Scuba Divers, Advanced Adventures Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Assistant Instructors.
The program is divided into 2 sections, an Instructor Development Course (IDC) and an Instructor Evaluation Course (IEC).

Online Academics
Gain the academic knowledge and information online. With most programs you are required to complete several hours of “in classroom” training to gain this information. Now you can complete this in the comfort of your home and on your schedule. Use your valuable time gaining the practical experience you need to become a Dive Professional instead of sitting in a classroom.

    The IDC teaches you how to;
  • Schedule course
  • Successfully market scuba
  • Properly teach and design academic and in water sessions
  • Effectively utilize assistants.

    The IEC evaluates everything you learned during the IDC. This is typically a two day evaluation process and evaluates your abilities in:
  • Preparing and teaching academic sessions
  • Knowledge of subject matter
  • Pool/confined water lessons
  • Open water lessons
  • Emergency management abilities

Saturday/Sunday, April 23 & 24
Monday through Friday Appril 24/26/27/28 and 29 Every evening at 6pm
Saturday/Sunday, April 30 & may 1, 2011

$100 Deposit required (click here)

Prerequisites: Certified for at least six months; at least 18 years old; must be certified as a Divemaster or Assistant Instructor (with SDI or equivalent); must have 100 logged dives in a variety of conditions and depths; must be qualified as an oxygen provider and have current certification in First Aid and CPR (SDI CPROX 1st AED Administrator recommended); must have a current SDI medical certificate signed by a registered physician.