You will find a short description for a number of the courses we offer below. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require more information. We are more than happy to offer friendly and professional advice to future PADI professionals.
PADI Dive Master (DM)
First professional step in the recreationnal dive industry, a Divemaster can assist instructors during training courses or independently guide certified divers, conduct snorkeling, discover scuba diving and refresher programs.
Our philosophy for DM training is to allow you to experience how a dive centre operates on a day-to-day basis, by helping our instructors train real students in their courses.
You can choose the appropriate Divemaster option based on your experience level : course only for experienced divers or internship for divers wanting to get more experience before their training.
An invaluable workshop to ensure that your theoretical knowledge and skills are exemplary.
Practice exams will be conducted on the first day. It is important to understand that no theory will be taught during your IDC.
On the second day, we will focus on skills demonstrations in confined water.
The IDC Prep is optional. However, it is highly recommended, if it has been a while since your Divemaster’s training.
Assistant Instructor (AI)
Prerequisite : PADI Divemaster or equivalent
The PADI Assistant Instructor Course is the first part of the IDC. Scheduled over 4 days, it can be conducted anytime of the year. This is an excellent preparation for the full IDC and makes you more employable than a Divemaster.
The AI rating will allow you teach the academic portions of all PADI courses as well as the Peak Performance Buoyancy and Project Aware Specialty courses. Assistant Instructors can conduct on their own the PADI Bubblemaker, Seal team and Discover Scuba Diving programs.
Emergency First Response Instructor
Prerequisite : Being EFR certified or equivalent in the last 24 months
Being a first aid instructor is a mandatory prerequisite to become PADI OWSI. Our Emergency First Response Instructor Course is a relaxed two half-days program. Primary and secondary care are covered together with Care for Children, and Automated External Defibrillator use.
As EFR is a non diving course, you can teach it to anyone like your friends and family!
Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)- Crossover program
Prerequisite : PADI Assistant Instructor or Instructor from other organizations
If you are an PADI Assistant Instructor or Instructor from other training organizations wanting to cross - over to the PADI System of diver education, this is the course for you.
The OWSI course is conducted over 6 days following the AI portion.
PADI Specialty Instructor and Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)
Prerequisite : PADI OWSI
Choose from an extensive list that includes Deep, Enriched Air, Navigation, Search & Recovery, Night, Digital Underwater Photography, Fish Identification, Shark AWARE and emergency O2 provider.
Earning PADI Specialty Instructor ratings allows you to teach a wide array of exciting courses in special interest areas.
O2 provider and Enriched air Instructor specialties do not require dives. To become an EANX instructor, you must be a certified enriched Air Diver and have a minimum of 10 logged dives on Enriched Air.
The MSDT, Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating is the first step of your Instructor continuing education.
You will reach this level by obtaining 5 specialty instructor ratings and by issuing at least 25 diving certifications.
IDC Staff Instructor
Prerequisite : PADI MSDT
IDC Staff Instructors work with Course Directors as important team members in the instructor training process. As a Staff Instructor you may assist IDC programs and teach the PADI Assistant instructor Course.
Our IDC Staff Course gives you at least two full - days with the Course Director prior to an IDC, then you'll take part in a complete IDC program.
Even if you don't have the goal of becoming a Course Director, the Staff Course will give you a real "vitamin injection" in your existing teaching techniques.