The Divemaster Course is the first professional level certification and as such, it is the first step for every diver interested in working in the dive industry as a professional dive guide. During the course, you will learn how to work with divers, lead certified divers, and act as a dive guide showing divers underwater dive sites and the marine life that inhabits those dives sites. You will increase your knowledge of physics and physiology as well as increase your proficiency with your scuba and snorkeling skills.
The Assistant Instructor Course is designed to build on the Divemaster Program by gaining practical teaching experience, learning to prepare lesson plans, and give academic presentations. You will work with an instructor to gain experience teaching before moving on to the Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor level. Once you complete the Specialty Instructor training, you can become qualified to teach several Specialty Diver courses.
The Scuba Instructor course is designed to teach current Divemasters or Assistant Instructors certified with a recognized dive training organization the knowledge to effectively function as an open water scuba diver instructor. This program is divided into two sections, an instructor development course (IDC) and an instructor evaluation course (IEC).
More scuba diving and more fun sharing of what interests you – that’s what teaching specialty diver courses is all about. Specialty instructor courses provide teaching tips and hands-on experience that you can implement right away. With various standard Specialty Diver courses, and numerous distinctive specialties, you have lots to choose from – so get going.
Remote Area Dive is pleased to offer the various International Training; SDI, TDI, and ERDI crossover programs that allows Divemasters (DM), Assistant Instructors (AI), and Instructors to become a certified dive professional within the International Training system.
You must hold an equivalent rating with a recognized organization. Crossover candidates must provide verification they they are in active teaching status and in good standing with the orginization they are crossing over from. Please note that if a crossover candidate is not currently in active teaching status, additional requirements may apply.