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SDI OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER INSTRUCTOR (OWSDI)

The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor (OWSDI) 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).

 

Who this course is for:

  • Individuals that wish to share their love for the underwater world with others

 

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18
  • Certified diver for a minimum of 6 months
  • Proof of 100 logged dives completed in a number of different environments with varying depths
  • Be certified as a SDI Divemaster, SDI Assistant Instructor, or equivalent
  • Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider*, where local law permits

* Note: CPR, first aid, and oxygen provider courses may be combined with the IDC Program by qualified instructors

 

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • SDI Standards and Procedures
  • History of SDI
  • Products and procedures
    • How to place an order
    • Registration procedures
    • Yearly renewals
  • Liability and insurance
    • Risk management
    • Waivers and releases
  • Filling out an accident report
  • Methods of instruction
    • Teaching theory, methods and oral communications
    • Lesson preparation
    • Use of training aids
    • SDI home study program, use of knowledge quest
  • Successfully selling scuba
    • Budgeting courses
    • Recruiting students
    • Organizing and scheduling a course
    • Retail sales
  • Instructor ethics
  • Physics and physiology of diving

Some of the required skills you will have to demonstrate include:

  • Present a minimum of
    • Two classroom presentations
    • Two lessons in confined water
    • Two lessons in open water
  • Show preparation, planning and control in
    • Dive management
    • Diving activities
  • Perform, to demonstration quality, one complete rescue scenario
  • Perform a 10 minute survival-float, without the use of swimming aids
  • Complete a 400 metre swim on the surface, non-stop, any stroke, without the use of swimming aids, in less than 10 minutes; swim goggles permitted
  • Complete a 800 metre swim with mask, snorkel, and fins non-stop without the use of arms in less than 17 minutes
  • Bring a diver, simulating unconsciousness, up from depth, not greater than 6 metres / 20 feet; at the surface swim them 100 metres in less than 4 minutes
  • Pool/confined water
    • Candidates must perform, to demonstration quality, all skills listed in the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Course
    • Pool/confined water problem solving
  • Open Water
    • In open water candidates must perform, to demonstration quality, all skills listed in the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Course
    • Open water problem solving

 

Required Skill Performance for IEC, the student must:

  • Present a minimum of
    • One classroom presentation, minimum time 15 minutes in duration
    • One full lesson in confined water
    • One full lesson in open water
  • The evaluating instructor trainer must verify all required subjects were covered and skills were performed

 

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may:

  • Teach the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, Advanced Adventure Diver Specialty, Computer Diver, Rescue Diver, Divemaster and Assistant Instructor course

 

SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor minimum requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the SDI Instructor written exam or online equivalent
  • Successfully complete the IDC and the IEC
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning class planning and execution


E learning cost includes: SDI Open Water Instructor KitSDI Open Water Instructor Kitwith Online Elearning  Code,Instructor Manual, StudentManual, Instructor Resource ,Dive Leader Application,  DVD,  5Slate Confined/OW Set, StudentSkill Checklist slate, SDI Cap,Rescue OW Exercises Slates, USNavy Air DECO Tables, SDIGeneric Student Kit

 

Course includes all training and multiple dives included as part of course work.  Course cost excludes equipment rental, our rental prices can be found at https://www.extremewatersport.com.au/equipment-rental

 

Balance to pay for inwater training for Instructor Development Course is only $2100* 

The Instructor Examination Fee is an additional $700 payable prior to examination.

*Balance due at time of booking date for in water training.

 

 

Best price guarantee: If we advertise the in water training at a lower rate any time prior to the end of june 2021 and prior to you completing the course, you can purchase the in water training at the lesser rate...

 

SDI Instructor Course

$500.00Price

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