Dive Guide Course with DIVE Northampton
Take the first step in your dive career and become a Dive Guide. Working closely with an Instructor as part of our busy team, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. Dive Guide training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors as a rescue diver.
This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as a Dive Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program. Professional Dive Guides can work for Training Centers, guiding dives in a variety of environments and conditions.
£300 plus pro fees
- What can Dive Guides do?
Work at local dive centres, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
Assist Instructors by acting as in-water Rescue Divers
Lead Divers on guided dive tours
Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
Issue Recognition cards for the Snorkeling Program
Teach First Aid programs after successful completion of a First Aid Instructor course.
- What will I do?
Learn dive leadership through independent study sessions
Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water.
Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities
An internship or series of practical training exercises.
- What course materials are required?
You will be given access to the full suite of training materials and videos when you sign up for the course. These you can study at home, at work, on the move... just about anywhere. These are provided to you when you book and are included in your course fees.
Contact Andy on firstname.lastname@example.org to enrol or for further information.
- How long will it take?
We aim to complete this course by utilising the Internship method. As a result, it can take anything from two to six months to complete. That being said, this method ensures that as a student, you get to spend time in the water with actual students in real life situations.
- What do I need to start?
Stress and Rescue Diver certification or qualifying certification from another training organization and certification or equivalent experience in: Navigation, Night & Limited Visibility and Deep Diving
Medical clearance signed by a physician. As a Divemaster in the UK, this will probably take the form of a medical from an HSE certified Diving Doctor. This is something we can organise.
Proof of CPR training within two (2) years
Proof of First Aid training within two (2) years
Proof of Oxygen First Aid training within (2) years
A minimum of 40 logged dives totalling a minimum of 25 hours but as a general rule, you should have sufficient diving experience to be able to focus on the students and divers under you supervision.
Minimum age : 18 years old