PADI Master Instructors are recognized as elite scuba diving educators who, through dedication and hard work, have proven to be dive industry leaders. You earn the Master Instructor rating by exemplifying what it means to be a scuba diving professional through your teaching efforts and professional conduct.
The term “master” is defined as someone of skill, ability, and experience. In some fields of work or education, it could mean investing hours on a particular subject matter. For the PADI system of diving education, to become a Master Instructor is to be a leader that has taught most, if not all, aspects of the PADI system and trained many divers of different levels.
Why should you aim to become a PADI Master Instructor? Some take this step to prove to themselves that they really know what they are doing. Some feel the need to impact and play a role in diving education. Some just need the title to make themselves more marketable.
But most importantly, as a PADI Master Instructor, you should be aiming to help your students reach for the sky. Some of our most valuable team members are Master Instructors, it shows their commitment to diver education and their ambition to be seen as role models!
The investment you have to make dependes on the number of certifications you need to reach. Please contact us to prepare a schedule and payment scheme that meets your personal expectations and possibilities.
• Complete the PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and IDC Staff Instructor programs;
• Be a PADI Instructor for a minimum of 2 years;
• Get certified in becoming an Emergency First Response Instructor;
• Participate in at least three PADI Seminars;
• Issued at least 150 PADI Certifications;
• Issued a minimum of 10 Emergency First Response provider certifications;
• Use the complete PADI system and materials for training;
• Issued PADI as the predominant certification;
• No recorded Quality Assurance violations within the past 6 months; and,
• Demonstrate support of the PADI organization in its efforts to establish programs in aquatic education and conservation.
The certifications you need to issue are as follows:
• 150 PADI Certifications, including a minimum of 50 continuing education, 15 Specialty certifications, 5 Rescue Diver certifications, 5 Divemaster certifications and 5 Assistant Instructor certifications; and,
• 10 Emergency First Response provider certifications.
Here at Roatan Dive Academy we will not only allow you to process the certifications you need, but also give you the support, feedback and technical advice you need to be a succesfull, solid, and marketable Instructor.
The investment you have to make depends on the number of certifications you need to reach. Please contact us to prepare a schedule and payment scheme that meets your personal expectations and possibilities.