Assistant Instructor

PADI Assistant Instructor course Bali

If you love teaching but want to gain more experience before taking the full responsibility as a PADI Scuba Instructor, then this course is perfect for you. The Assistant Instructor course is part of the IDC (Instructor Development Course). As an PADI Assistant instructor you can assist Dive Instructors on courses and you are allowed to teach some courses independently. It is a great way to gain experience in teaching. Not only does it give you knowledge about teaching, you will also learn how to use the PADI System of diver education, and create Knowledge Development, Confined and Open water presentations.

Assistant Instructor course Overview

In this minimum 4-day Course, you will learn how to teach and assist on all PADI core courses. While concentrating on developing your teaching skills, you will further develop your abilities to organize and supervise scuba diving activities. The PADI Assistant Instructor Curriculum includes:

PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach, with in-water workshops

Learning, Instruction and the PADI System

Risk Management and Diver Safety

The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor

Marketing Diving and Sales Counseling

Teaching and presenting in the classroom

Teaching in confined water (Pool)

Teaching in Open Water

Besides various pool sessions to fine-tune your diving skills, your course will take you to some of Bali’s great dive sites as we dive on different dive locations every day. As Bali’s dive sites are so diverse, you will get to enjoy a wide range of marine life!

PREREQUISITES for the PADI Assistant Instructor Course

Minimum age: 18 years old

Certification: PADI Divemaster

Be certified as a diver for at least six months

Have logged 60 dives that include experience in night, deep and navigation

Completed CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months

Medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within the past 12 months

Documentation of qualifying certifications for entry level, advanced, rescue and leadership level.

Prefer to have a personal conversation? Just set up a Skype call with our PADI Course Director. Please contact us to make an appointment.


Rental of all scuba equipment

All dives during the course

You will need the PADI Instructor Crew pack for this course. PADI materials can be purchased directly from us for USD750 or you can purchase it yourself

PADI membership fee (directly payable to PADI) - currently AUD 112 (excl. GST)

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