Are you thinking about changing your life style? Having direct contact to nature, meeting people from different countries, having the opportunity to travel and work in amazing destinations ??? It’s a time to challenge yourself and try out new, challenging and fun experiences. Escape from routine! Why not becoming a PADI Professional?
Saturday, December 12, 2015
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Saturday, May 16, 2015
PADI Master Scuba Diver: a Recognition Rating
- At least 12 years old (12-14 year old earn Junior MSD)
- PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Diver certified
- PADI (Junior) Rescue Diver certified
- Earned five PADI Specialty Diver Certifications
- Have logged a minimum of 50 dives
- Complete application
PADI Divemaster: a Professional Dive Leader
- At least 18 years old
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certified
- PADI Rescue Diver certified
- EFR Primary and Secondary Care completed within past two years
- Medical Statement ‘fit to dive’
- 40 logged dives before starting the course
- 60 logged dives when finishing the course
- Supervise training and non-training related diving activities
- Conduct dive briefings, scuba reviews, and skin diver course
- Assist in Discover Scuba Diving programs and lead additional dives
- Lead Discover Scuba Diving programs
- Complete eight Knowledge Development sections
- Pass the Divemaster Final Exam
- Pass water skills exercises, workshops, and practical assessments
HOW MUCH DO SCUBA COURSES COST?
To compare scuba diving to other sports that require training I would like you to consider how much you would expect to pay for:
How do scuba lessons cost? I think you will find scuba diving is the best value for money on a time vs money scale.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
We can make your Go Pro dream come true !!!
Join our #PADI #GoPro #DivemasterInternship or our comprehensive and relaxed #PADIIDC - #InstructorDevelopmentCourse starting on June in #SalIsland - Cape Verde.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
- Instructor development standards, procedures and curriculum
- How to organize and conduct the PADI Assistant Instructor course
- The psychology of evaluation and counseling
- Evaluating knowledge development, confined water and open water teaching presentations
IDC Staff Instructor Duties
Teaching status, updated IDC Staff Instructors are authorized to staff instructor
development programs and teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses. They work closely
with PADI Course Directors to develop instructor candidates teaching abilities as well
as shape their attitudes as dive professionals. As with PADI CDs, IDC Staff Instructors
also are role models with regard to diver training and professionalism, and are
responsible members of the dive community.
IDC Staff Instructors counsel instructor candidates on improving skills and developing effective teaching presentations. As such, IDC Staff have a strong working knowledge of current PADI standards, programs and procedures. IDC Staff Instructors are influential in instructor candidate development and conduct.
Training and Certification
The IDC Staff Instructor course is conducted in conjunction with an IDC and includes
auditing an entire IDC or presenting all Assistant Instructor course components. IDC
Staff Instructor candidates learn how to evaluate knowledge development, confined
water and open water teaching presentations, as well as develop familiarity with the
When the CD verifies that all performance requirements are met, candidates apply
for PADI IDC Staff Instructor certification by submitting a completed IDC Staff
Instructor Application to their PADI Office.
*Note: IDC Staff Instructors certified before January 2001 upgrade their knowledge and skills before
teaching PADI Assistant Instructor courses or staffing instructor development programs by either
attending an IDC Staff Upgrade or by auditing a complete PADI IDC Staff Instructor course
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
One of the misconception about an Instructor Development Course is regarding Dive Theory.
During the IDC we DO NOT teach again dive theory, instead we will go over a complete REVIEW of all 5 topics (Physics, Physiology, Dive Equipment, RDP & Decompression Theory and Enviromnent & Techniques) in order you reach the level expected for a future instructor and to PASS the PADI I.E.
So, it's really a MUST you start EARLY your studies and review DIVE THEORY well in advance prior you come over to attend the IDC. I strongly recommend:
- Dive Theory online (I can help you purchasing it )
- Study thoroughly and answer all the questions of DIVING KNOWLEDGE WORKBOOK combined with the Enciclopedia of Recreational Diving.
- Go over the OLD Divemaster (prior 2010) Exams questions regarding Physics, Physiology, Dive Equipment, RDP & Decompression Theory and Enviromnent & Techniques.
If you plan to make your IDC with us, i can mentor you online by skype sessions and send you some mock exams in order you prepare yourself to succeed !
Hope to see you sonn in one of our PADI IDC / MSDT Preparation!!!
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