Using a sidemount configuration is becoming more common and it certainly is convenient for traveling, especially to locations where backmount isn’t available. As a Sidemount Instructor, you can teach the advantages of sidemount diving to divers or introduce scuba divers to diving with the Sidemount Diver course.
• Be a renewed PADI Instructor
• Be a PADI Sidemount Diver
• Have a minimum of 20 logged dives on sidemount configuration