Open Water Instructor (OWI) Course with DIVE Northampton
The Open Water Instructor program is your final step in the quest to become an Instructor. During the course, you'll learn to use and adapt the System of diver education to individual student needs. Building on the skills and knowledge developed during your Assistant Instructor program, comprehensive training, supported by the wide variety of materials, helps to ensure that you are ready to start teaching new Open Water students.
As an Open Water Instructor you can teach and issue certifications for Indoor Diver, Scuba Diver, Junior Open Water Diver, Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventurer, Scuba Skills Update, Try Scuba, Try Scuba Diving, Enriched Air Nitrox, and Diver Stress & Rescue.
From... £299 plus Assessment Fees etc.
- What will I do?
Knowledge development through self-study
Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations
Open water workshops and candidate presentations
- What materials are needed?
You will be given been access to the full suite of pro-level training materials and videos when you sign up for the Assistand Instructor 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.
These are the same materials used in the Assistant Instructor course.
- How long will it take?
Times can vary from four days to three weeks or more. Wherever possible, we try to schedule this course around weekends to minimise the impact on ore students.
Contact Andy on firstname.lastname@example.org to enrol or for further information.
- What do I need to start?
Assistant Instructor certification. If you are an Active Status Divemaster, you can combine the Assistant Course and the Instructor Course.
Have 75 logged dives totalling 50 hours.
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
- Requirements for completion?
Log at least 100 open water dives totaling 65 hours or more.
Read and complete all sections, including reviews and assessments, from the Instructor Training Course digital learning.
Complete all academic sessions as outlined in the instructor manual for the Instructor Training Course.
Complete the Candidate Water Fitness Evaluation as outlined in the Training Standards if it has been more than six months since the candidate has been evaluated.
Pass all requirements and evaluations as outlined in the instructor manual for the Instructor Training Course.