Also available are our unique internship programs that allow you to get hands-on training with the best in the field. Learn about advanced techniques from experienced trainers on structuring the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, retail operations, dive boating procedures, along with equipment maintenance and repair, but more importantly, learn to promote the sport through enthusiasm and passion.
Being a dive professional is more than just instruction. The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor Internship experience program is one of the most unique programs currently available in the scuba industry. The program is designed to prepare new instructors for the world of dive retail, customer service, scuba repair/maintenance, and additional practice side-by-side an experienced instructor trainer on structuring the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course. This added value gives the instructor the knowledge and experience on the administrative side of working at a dive center or resort. The program is custom tailored to fit the needs of each student entering the program making it one of the most sought after programs in the field.
The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor program components are taught in conjunction with the student receiving hands on internship hours in a dive center setting. This program has taken the traditional aspect of professional scuba instruction and blended it with dive center experience covering point of sale techniques, up selling strategies and customer service skills, basic boat operations, and maintenance of equipment and compressors as well as other equipment that is essential to running a dive operation that will make the graduate an invaluable asset to any dive center.