If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors  are the most sought-after dive professionals around the world because they’ve completed the program that sets the standard for training dive professionals. You earn a PADI Instructor rating through hard work and commitment, but you’re rewarded with a job that lets you share incredible underwater adventures with others – transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours.


Pre Requisites to become a PADI Instructor

  • PADI Open Water Diver Certification for 6 months
  • PADI Advanced Open Water  Diver Certification
  • PADI Rescue Diver Certification 
  • CPR and First Aid training within the past 24 months
  • PADI Divemaster Certification
  • Emergency First Response Instructor
  • Attend the Instructor Development Course
  • 100 Logged Dives to enter the Examinations
  • Attend the PADI Instructor Examinations
  • Medical Certificate signed by a physician 

Equivalents from all training agencies are accepted 

As a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, you will be able to teach:

  • Scuba Diver/Open Water Diver
  • Adventures in Diving/Advanced Open Water Course
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Discover Scuba Diving
  • Seal Team and Bubblemaker
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty
  • Project Aware Specialty
  • Coral Reef Conservation Specialty 
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