PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

This course is designed to hone your skills as a dive educator and give you a thorough understanding of how to make best use of the PADI system of diver education to teach the sport you love and teach it well.

  • The PADI OWSI course runs over 4-5 days at our offices in London (the last 4-5 days of a PADI IDC) and includes academic, confined water and open water teaching sessions.
  • This part of the PADI IDC is conducted by Dive Wimbledon's PADI Course Director.
  • Theory preparation and skill practise is recommended.  Dive Wimbledon is happy to help with this before your course at no cost.
  • Upon successful completion of the PADI OWSI or PADI IDC course you will take the instructor Exams (IE). The IE is an independant evaluation of your diving and educational skills before becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor 
  • Be certified as a PADI Assistant Instructor.
  • Have a minimum of 60 logged dives with night, deep and navigation experience. (100 required to attend the Instructor Examination)
  • A valid HSE Dive medical (within 12 months) - contact Roger for more info.
  • Be current with your EFR / CPR & 1st Aid training (within the last 24 months)
  • To complete the Instructor Examination (IE) with PADI you will need to be an Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI). This course can be completed in one day before or just after your instructor course.
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • £500 on it's own or £850 if completing the full Instructor Development Course which includes the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and Open Water Instructor Course (OWSI).
  • Instructor Crew Pack required plus Elearning -Same as for AI so only required once
  • 2 weekends or 4 weekends for AI plus OWSI
  • PADI Assistant Instructor plus PADI Open Water Instructor Courses.
  • Next course : 4  times a year
  • Theory : Dive Wimbledon, 22 Weir Road, Wimbledon, SW19 8UG
  • Pool : Putney Leisure Centre
  • Open Water : Wraysbury

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Course

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