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Open Water Scuba Instructor

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Professional Association of Diving Instructors
Open Water Scuba Instructor
30151 Tomas Street Rancho Santa Margarita
CA 92688-2125


The PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor program is your final step in the quest to become a PADI Instructor. During the IDC, you'll learn to use and adapt the PADI System of diver education to individual student needs. Comprehensive training, supported by a wide variety of PADI educational materials, earns PADI Instructors respect from both students and peers. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors may conduct a broad range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba to Divemaster.

Open Water Scuba Instructor Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Either training or work experience required, but not both? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

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