Instructor Trainer

Instructor Course

Tuition: $1600 each / Private $2300
Learning Materials: $270
Includes: Training, certification card, pool use
Duration: Minimum 70 hrs (30 hrs may come from Divemaster Program)
Needed: Scuba equipment/personal gear for instruction; SDI Standards & Procedures, Leadership Manual and Instructor Guide; responsible for own transportation and lodging at open water sites; current medical examination
Pre-requisites: Divemaster; CPR/1st Aid; 40 logged dives
Min. Age: 18 yrs

So you're ready for the next step and to get the chance to introduce new divers to the sport of Scuba diving, see the looks on their faces the first time they breathe underwater or see things they have only seen in movies and on TV. Maybe you want to become an SDI Instructor to start or change careers or so you can travel the world. The SDI Instructor Course will teach current Divemaster or Assistants Instructors the knowledge to safely function as an SDI Instructor with the abilities to teach SDI Open Water Scuba Divers, Advanced Adventures Divers, Rescue Divers, Divemasters and Assistant Instructors. The program is divided into two sections, an Instructor Development Course (IDC) and an Instructor Evaluation Course (IEC).
The IDC teaches you how to:

  • Schedule courses
  • Successfully market scuba
  • Properly teach and design academic and in water sessions
  • Effectively utilize assistants.


The IEC evaluates everything you learned during the IDC. This is
typically a two day evaluation process and evaluates your abilities in:

  • Preparing and teaching academic sessions
  • Knowledge of subject matter
  • Pool/confined water lessons
  • Open water lessons
  • Emergency management abilities


Please contact us for further information or to sign up for this class.