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SDI Scubility Instructor

The SDI Scubility Instructor Program is for those students who have successfully completed the SDI Scubility Dive Buddy Program and are currently an active Instructor or higher with a recognized dive training organization.

Who this course is for:

  • Certified divers looking to assist disabled divers enjoy the underwater world and SDI Instructors wishing to become an SDI Scubility Instructor

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18
  • Provide proof of:
    • Scubility Dive Buddy certification
    • Current CPR and first aid certification
    • Current SDI Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor

What you can expect to learn:

The SDI Scubility Instructor Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Background information
    • Instructor awareness
    • Public acceptance
    • Lifestyle and personality
    • Social integration
  • Common medical conditions and disabilities
    • Amputations
    • Asthma
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Diabetes
    • Epilepsy
    • Hearing disorders
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • Motor Neuron
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Sight impairment
    • Spinal injuries
  • Diving environment
    • Confined water
    • Open water
  • Accessibility
    • Access to confined water
    • Access to open water
    • Liability and related legal considerations
  • Training
    • Confined water
    • Open water
    • Academic
    • Liability and related legal considerations
  • Marketing
    • Course structure
    • clients
  • Standards
    • Scubility course requirements and standards

Some of the required skills you will have to demonstrate include:

  • Show preparation and planning for:
    • Academic lessons
    • Confined water training
    • Open water training
  • Complete one:
  • Academic session for a paraplegic diver
    • Confined water training session with sight impaired or paraplegic diver (real or simulated)
    • Open water training session for a sight impaired or paraplegic diver
  • Be seen having fun and enjoying teaching

What’s in it for you?

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may:

  • Teach the full range of SDI Scubility courses

SDI Scubility Instructor minimum requirements:

  • Complete all open water requirements efficiently
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

How to take this course!

  • Find your local SDI Dive Center: here

pdf Course Standards & Procedures

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