With the wealth of experience at Poseidon you can be sure your DM course will be the best possible head start. As we are a PADI CDC we offer only the highest levels of training and we will ensure you are equipped fully to work in the Industry. Bear in mind that PADI registration Fees will be applicable for these levels as well as materials requirements – take a look under required materials in our prices sections.
If you’ve really been bitten by the diving bug, and fancy taking up for a career, this is the first step on the ladder to a rewarding profession. During the course you’ll learn more about the theory of diving, perfect your diving ability. If you are ready for a challenge and looking to join the leaders of the pack, then look no further! The PADI Divemaster program is the first rung on the leadership ladder in the PADI System of diver education.
The AI course is the first part of the PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course), and a person entering an IDC as an experienced AI will not only find things a lot easier, they will only need to do the last 4 – 5 days of the IDC itself.
The OWSI (Open Water Scuba Instructor) program is designed to prepare PADI Assistant Instructors to become PADI Instructors. PADI is the world’s largest diver training organization and offers the finest Instructor training programs available.
The PADI IDC provides a professional learning experience in which you will learn how to teach diving, utilizing the most successful program in existence – the PADI system of diver education. Not only will you learn how to teach in the classroom, pool and open water environments, you will also learn how to effectively use PADI’s teaching aids and instructional support material.
Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care is a comprehensive program based on professional instructional design and educational protocols, as well as International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) standards.
The PADI EANx Nitrox Specialty Instructor course is conducted over one day and will train you how to organize, conduct and market the Nitrox diver course. Nitrox diving is presently becoming very popular worldwide and instructors are strongly recommended to obtain this rating.
A Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) is an experienced PADI Instructor who has certified at least 25 PADI divers and has at least five PADI Specialty Instructor ratings. Dive centres and resorts worldwide are looking for staff that are able to teach specialty diver courses. After successful completion of your IE and the MSDT Prep program you may teach five different specialty diver courses immediately.
PADI Specialty Instructors have the best of both worlds. Not only have they earned the qualifications to conduct main stream dive programs such as the PADI Open Water Diver, Advanced, Rescue Diver and Divemaster programs, they can also conduct PADI Specialty Diver programs. These programs help divers to hone their skills in specific area or facets of diving such as wreck, night and deep diving.
The IDC Staff instructor course is designed to provide PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers with additional training necessary to staff PADI IDC’s. The course is conducted over nine days during an actual IDC. A qualified IDC Staff Instructor is certified to teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses and assist in instructor training. Topics covered are the same as an IDC plus additional training in academic, confined water and open water evaluations