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Leadership Training Courses

Divemaster and Assistant Instructor course can be individual objectives or steps towards becoming an instructor and furthering a career in scuba. In each course student continue to grow their knowledge and diving skills through teaching.

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Divemaster

This is the first step into leadership. After completion of this course Divemasters will be asked to help with Open Water classes and Checkout Dives both as shore support and taking students out on second day dives. 

As a divemaster you have the opportunity to grow as a diver and a leader within the dive industry.

Becoming a divemaster can also lead to career opportunities at dive resorts or moving further into leadership with Assistant Instructor training.

 

Requirements

-Minimum age 18 yrs old

-Medical questionnaire

 

Prerequisite

Advanced OW Level 3 

20 logged dives 

DRAM Rescue Diver

Certified in First Aid, CPR, and Oxygen provider

Class Length: 4 weekends

Cost: $400 includes classroom training, and certification upon completion

Additional Costs may apply

Next Class: February 2023

For more information or to schedule this class, contact Leaird's Underwater Service

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Assistant Instructor

Assistant Instructor certification is the second step in the leadership training. A combination of classroom, pool and open water are used in training. AI requires some teaching internship which can be done locally with our instructors.

After completion divers can assist with open water diver classroom and pool teaching

 

Requirements & Prerequisite 

-18yrs or oldler

-Medical questionnaire

-Complete Divemaster Training or approved equivalent level from a recognized agency 

-Minimum of 40 dives including experience in Night, Navigation, Deep (Beyond 60 feet) Advanced and Search and Recovery Diving.

-First Aid and CPR and Oxygen Provider

-Participate in a teaching internship

 

Class Length:  Two weekends

Cost: $450 includes classroom training, and certification upon completion

Additional costs may apply

Next Class: Fall 2023

For more information or to schedule this class, contact Leaird's Underwater Service

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Instructor 

This is the third phase in leadership training.  Instructor Certification allows the individual to teach Scuba students. SEI Instructors must uphold the Scuba Educators standards and always promote safe diving and teachings.

Requirements & Prerequisite 

-18yrs or older 

-Have at least one year of diving experience since your entry level certification

-Medical exam with a physician's approval

-60 logged dives

-Completed Requirements for DM and AI

-Proof of teaching experience, pool. classroom and open water dives

-Certified in First Aid, CPR and Oxygen Provider

-Must hold personal Scuba Liability Insurance

For more information or to schedule this class, contact Leaird's Underwater Service

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Instructor Crossover 

Instructors from other scuba agencies can become SEI diving instructors. 

 

 

For more information contact Leaird's Underwater Service

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