Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Your PADI Instructor will become your mentor and guide through your development to a PADI Divemaster. The program will expand your diving knowledge, problem solving skills and hone your scuba skills to demonstration level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise diving activities and assist instructors with student divers.
For those looking to start teaching scuba then why not progress up to Assistant Instructor? This qualification will enables you to teach a range of PADI diving programs, such as Seal Team, Skin Diver and Peak Performance Buoyancy. You will also be able to teach knowledge development segments from various PADI courses. The AI course is also the first part of the Instructor Development Course, and is an ideal stepping stone for those candidates who prefer to progress in smaller stages.
The goal of the PADI Instructor Development Course is to prepare instructor candidates to function as PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors. The Instructor Development Course is designed to further develop the leadership and teaching abilities of candidates to instructor level and prepare them to begin teaching PADI courses after successful completion of a PADI Instructor Examination. And with a permanent Course Director only teaching for Buddies, you'll get the benefit of his experience and knowledge resulting in the best diving instruction available.
For those who became an instructor but are looking to teach more then the standard courses. At Buddies Dive Cove we can teach almost any specialty to instructors. (region specific, so no ice diving). If you are seeking to teach a wreck course, or want to teach the deep specialty, we have everything on hand to do so. We also teach Ocean Reef Integrated Mask®, consumer level and instructor level! If you have any enquiry don't hesitate to contact us.
Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Once you started to teach some specialties you might consider becoming a Master Scuba Diver Trainer, to become this we train you to teach five specialties. At Buddies Dive Cove we can train you various specialties. If you have any questions sure send us an email.
IDC Staff Instructor
If you are looking to advance in your professional career you might take on the next step: IDC Staff Instructor. During this course you'll get to learn how to assist in the instruction of instructor candidates. And to perfect your teaching skills.