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Blue Marble Divers

pROFESSIONAL dEVELOPMENT cOURSES


     

PADI or SDI DIVEMASTER    $500 (Course Fee) 
Prerequisite: Available upon request 
Classroom: 40 hours 
Dives: 10 

The PADI or  SDI Divemaster program is the first level of the professional certifications. During this course you will be challenged to learn what it is like to work with new divers and how to lead already certified divers on underwater excursions. Among the other things you will learn is how to work a dive site in support of an open water class, boat operations, advanced physics and physiology  and the responsibility of being in charge of divers and dive operations. Your diving skills will be developed to presentation quality and your knowledge will be increased to that of a diving professional. Certification fees, Insurance, Standards and Procedures Manual, and quarry passes are additional.         

SDI ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR   $500 (Course Fee)              
Prerequisite:  Available upon request 
Classroom: 70 hours 
Dives: 10 

The SDI Assistant Instructor program is the next step in your professional development. The course is designed to give you practical teaching experience   under the supervision of an SDI Instructor. You will assist an Instructor teaching Open Water, Advanced Diver and Rescue courses. Upon completion you will be certified to teach and certify Skin Divers, conduct the Inactive Diver Program and conduct the Knowledge Quest Review of the Open Water diver course.            
Certification Fees, Standards and Procedures Manual, insurance and quarry passes are additional.   

SDI Instructor    IDC: $1200.00    IEC: $500.00
Prerequisites: Available upon request  
Course Length: 100 hours   

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 breath 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 DivemMaster or Assistant Instructors the knowledge to safely function as an SDI Instructor with the abilities to teach SDI Open Water Scuba Divers, Advanced Adventure 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   
Certification fees, Standards & Procedures Manual, Quarry access fees are additional