PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Course Requirements

  • PADI Assistant Instructor certification or be an instructor in good standing with another training organisation for at least six months
    (check with a PADI Course Director or PADI Office for qualifying credentials.)
  • Hold a dive certification for at least six months
  • Have 60 logged dives that include night, deep and navigation dives and have at least 100 logged dives prior to entering a PADI Instructor Exam
  • Proof of CPR training within the last 24 months
  • Medical clearance signed by a physician

Topics covered

  • Knowledge development through self-study, lectures and presentations
  • Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations
  • Open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations

Course Duration

  • 4 Days

Materials needed for the course

  • IDC Crew pack with decal

NOTE: These are the same materials used in the PADI Assistant Instructor course.

Cost - P.O.A.

Course Dates - Course run on request

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.

The PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor rating sets you apart from the crowd. PADI Instructors may conduct the entire range of PADI programs - from Discover Scuba through to Divemaster.

This course will be conducted at:

Looe Divers PADI 5 Star CDC Center S-7918
Marine Drive
PL13 2DQ

All bookings for this course are made through Looe Divers.

How can I continue my adventure?
Once you have certified as an OWSI, you can develop yourself by receiving Speciality Instructor Training.

For further details or to book on any of our courses please call us on: 01959 564211 or email us at: