PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Course

Are you looking for something extraordinary? To do something others can only dream of? To help people transform their lives? To open doors you didn’t even know existed? All of this, and more, awaits you as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

During the course you’ll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by presenting at least

  • Two confined water teaching presentations
  • Two knowledge development presentations
  • One open water teaching presentations integrating two skills

You will also attend and participate in the following 14 curriculum presentations:

  • Course Orientation
  • Dive Industry Overview
  • General Standards and Procedures
  • The Role of Media and Prescriptive Teaching
  • Legal Responsibility and Risk Management
  • PADI Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver Course
  • Adaptive Teaching
  • The PADI Continuing Education Philosophy
  • Business Principles for the Dive Instructor
  • Adventures in Diving Program
  • Specialty Diver Courses and Master Scuba Diver Program
  • Rescue Diver Course
  • Divemaster Course
  • Diver Retention Programs
  • How to Teach the RDP (Instructors from recreational diver training organizations other than PADI must complete.)

You will demonstrate competence at

  • performing all 20 dive skills listed on the Skill Evaluation.
  • performing a facedown, nonstop swim for 800 metres/yards using a mask, snorkel and fins.

During the course you’ll need to demonstrate competency in Dive theory by passing a five-part theory exam scoring 75% on each part .

Coral Reef Events
  • August 1, 2014
    • Open Water Trip

      Starts: 8:00 am

      Ends: 5:00 pm, August 1, 2014

      Location: Vortex Spring

      Description:

  • August 2, 2014
    • Open Water Trip

      Starts: 11:30 am

      Ends: 3:30 pm, August 2, 2014

      Location: Panama City Beach

      Description:

  • August 3, 2014
    • Open Water Trip

      Starts: 11:30 am

      Ends: 3:30 pm, August 3, 2014

      Location: Panama City Beach

      Description:

  • August 9, 2014
    • Open Water Class

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 4:00 pm, August 9, 2014

      Location: Coral Reef Dive Shop, Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA, United States

      Description: Pool and Academic Training

  • August 10, 2014
    • Open Water Class

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 4:00 pm, August 10, 2014

      Location: Coral Reef Dive Shop, Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA, United States

      Description: Academic and Pool Session

  • August 16, 2014
    • Deep Wreck Trip

      Starts: 7:00 am

      Ends: 3:00 pm, August 16, 2014

      Location: Panama City Beach, FL, United States

      Description: Dive the deeper structures off Panama City such as the BJ Putnum, USS Akokeek, Dupont Spans, the SS Tarpon and more.

  • August 17, 2014
    • Deep Wreck Trip

      Starts: 7:00 am

      Ends: 3:00 pm, August 17, 2014

      Location: Panama City Beach, FL, United States

      Description: Dive the deeper structures off Panama City such as the BJ Putnum, USS Akokeek, Dupont Spans, the SS Tarpon and more.

  • August 19, 2014
    • Equipment Specialist Course

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 9:00 pm, August 19, 2014

      Location: Coral Reef Dive Shop, 1501 Gause Blvd, Slidell, LA, United States

      Description: Learn your equipment from the inside out. We will go over care and maintenance of equipment. First Stage diaphragm and piston regulators, second stages and much more.

  • August 20, 2014
    • EFR and DAN O2

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 10:00 pm, August 20, 2014

      Location: Shop

      Description: CPR, First Aid, Oxygen Provider

  • August 22, 2014
    • Open Water Class

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 9:00 pm, August 22, 2014

      Location: Coral Reef Dive Shop, Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA, United States

      Description: Academic Session