Become a diving instructor with PDA

Divemaster:

Why should I take this course?

If you want to improve your underwater skills and be an active supporting member during your dive training, then get trained as a PDA Divemaster. As a certified PDA Divemaster, you can actively participate in the training, bring trial divers closer to the sport of diving and accompany certified divers with advice and action.

Course structure

  • Theory training
  • Assisting with a diving education
  • Practical training in the pool
  • Practical training in open water

Requirement

  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • Education: Rescue Diver
  • Dives: at least 75 at the end of the course
  • Health declaration
  • Diving medical examination / assessment
  • PDA “active” status, active membership at PDA
  • Professional liability insurance

Asisstant Instructor:

Why should I take this course?

You have gained your experience as a Divemaster and would like to teach yourself now? In the PDA Assistant Instructor course you will learn how to teach the theoretical knowledge and how to judge the skills in pool and open water. As a certified PDA Assistant Instructor you can give taster diving courses and train the Scuba Review as well as the Superviced OWD.

Course structure

  • Theory training
  • Practical training in the pool
  • Practical training in open water

Requirement

  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • Education: Divemaster
  • Dives: at least 75
  • Health declaration
  • Diving medical examination / assessment
  • PDA “active” status, active membership at PDA
  • Professional liability insurance

Instructor:

Why should I take this course?

If you are an instructor of a recognized diving association, then you are welcome to cross over to us, the cross over is depending on the level of training of your association and must be determined by the PDA Headquarter. Any PDA Instructor Trainer can conduct this course for you.

Course structure

  • Theory training
  • Practical training in the pool
  • Practical training in open water

Requirement

  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • Education: Instructor
  • Dives: at least 100
  • Health declaration
  • Diving medical examination / assessment

Instructor Trainer:

Why should I take this course?

The PDA Instructor Trainer may independently train and certify the PDA Assistant Instructor. He can guide trained instructors of recognized organizations through the PDA Crossover Program and submit the necessary documents to the PDA Headquarters for verification and certification.

Course structure

  • Theory
  • Practice

Requirement

  • Minimum age: 23 years
  • Education: Instructor
  • Health declaration
  • Diving medical examination / assessment

Course Director:

Why should I take this course?

You can apply for a PDA Course Director training at the PDA Headquarters, but will be decided at the PDA Headquarters according to your needs. Training to become a PDA Course Director usually takes place at the PDA Headquarters. As PDA Course Director you can hold PDA Trainer Instructor courses and take the exam with another Course Director, submit the documents to the PDA Headquarters. After successful examination the new PDA Trainer Instructor will be certified by the PDA Headquarter.

Requirement

  • Minimum age: 23 years
  • Education: Instructor Trainer
  • Health declaration
  • Diving medical examination / assessment

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