This program will complete your training to become a full PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
Underwater professionals who hold an instructor certification with other agencies could be admitted directly to the OWSI program: this recognizes the validity of a previous training and offers the opportunity to become a PADI Instructor.

Prerequisites:

  • All prerequisites for the IDC / AI course.
  • PADI Assistant Instructor or Instructor member in good standing eligible to renew with a recognized recreational diver training organization for at least 6 months.

Duration:

  • Minimum 5 days
  • Online study option: at least 4 days