If you are a divemaster and are ready to accept the responsibilities of instructing dive students, then now is a great time to start. If you are not yet a divemaster, no problem, click the link in the left column to learn how to become one.
This course is a stepping stone toward becomming and Open Water Scuba Instructor. In it, you start learning the PADI System of diver education during this course. Upon completion of this course you will be able to act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited teaching responsibilities. You build upon your abilities to organize and supervise scuba diving activities, while concentrating on developing your teaching skills.
The OWSI program introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator. During the course you’ll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education. Upon completion of the course and passing your Instructor Examination (IE), you will be able to train Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Divers, and Divemasters. If you have already completed the Assistant Instructor Course, this program will build on that foundation of knowledge and skills.