Southern Maryland Divers, llc
Course Dates: Classes are taught on demand to work with your schedule
Course location: Your course location will be set by your instructor when you register for class but will be located within the Southern Maryland Area. With advanced notice, PADI approval, and a minimum of 4 students, we can travel to your location to teach the AI course.
Course Fee: $650.00
Course fee includes instruction, tanks / fills for pool sessions, and weights. Students are responsible for all gear, quarry entry fee's, air fills at the quarry, and the PADI Instructor Crew-Pak which is available at a discount to students enrolled in our class.
Questions on specifics of this course can be directed to Staff Instructor Barrett Jackson.
Have you ever thought about becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor but you were not sure if you wanted to invest the time and money into the course? The PADI Assistant Instructor Course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba instructor.
Beyond the responsibilities and duties they already have as PADI Divemasters, renewed PADI Assistant Instructors are authorized to: