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
  • April 26, 2014
    • Try Scuba Diving

      Starts: 11:00 am

      Ends: 1:00 pm, April 26, 2014

      Location: Slidell Athletic Club

      Description: Try scuba diving and see if it's right for you.

  • April 27, 2014
    • Equipment Specialist Course

      Starts: 1:00 pm

      Ends: 5:00 pm, April 27, 2014

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

      Description: We’re proud to offer a PADI Equipment Specialist Course. Sunday April 27 at 1pm.

      Class will include care and maintenance of equipment. Proper storage procedures. Regulator 1st and 2nd stages dis assembly and assembly. Differences between piston and diaphragm regulators and more. The cost of this course is $129.95 and includes materials.

      Call 985-641-9888 to register space is limited.

  • May 2, 2014
    • Open Water Trip

      Starts: 8:00 am

      Ends: 5:00 pm, May 2, 2014

      Location: Vortex Spring

      Description:

  • May 3, 2014
    • Open Water Trip

      Starts: 11:30 am

      Ends: 3:30 pm, May 3, 2014

      Location: Panama City Beach

      Description:

  • May 4, 2014
    • Open Water Trip

      Starts: 11:30 am

      Ends: 3:30 pm, May 4, 2014

      Location: Panama City Beach

      Description:

  • May 16, 2014
    • Open Water Class

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 9:00 pm, May 16, 2014

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

      Description: Academic Session

  • May 17, 2014
    • Open Water Class

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 4:00 pm, May 17, 2014

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

      Description: Pool and Academic Training

  • May 18, 2014
    • Open Water Class

      Starts: 9:00 am

      Ends: 4:00 pm, May 18, 2014

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

      Description: Pool and Academic Session

  • May 21, 2014
    • EFR and DAN O2

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 10:00 pm, May 21, 2014

      Location: Shop

      Description: CPR, First Aid, Oxygen Provider

  • May 23, 2014
    • Open Water Class

      Starts: 6:00 pm

      Ends: 9:00 pm, May 23, 2014

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

      Description: Academic Session