Prerequisites and Course Content:
To enter the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor course you need to have PADI Assistant Instructor certification (or already be an Instructor with a different dive agency), be certified as an Emergency First Response Instructor, and have medical clearance to dive signed by a doctor within the last 12 months. You'll need to be at least 18 years old and have 100 or more dives and have been a certified diver for at least 6 months to begin the course. If you aren't an Emergency First Response Instructor yet you can take this during the OWSI for additional US$200 (usual price $300).
The PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor course (OWSI) takes 10 days and costs US$975 including;
- All class, pool & ocean sessions
- Tanks, weights, belts
- Free use of rental BCD, regulator, wetsuit
- Free Nitrox Specialty Instructor course
- Daily lunch & freeflow tea, coffee, drinking water
- Free Wi-Fi in our dive centre
- Instructor Exam (IE) fee to PADI: AU$785
- IDC application fee to PADI: AU$227
- EFRI application fee to PADI: AU$156
- Nitrox Specialty application fee: AU$89
- IDC required materials: US$769 for IDC and EFR Instructor Crewpack
Bali Scuba candidates had an outstanding 100% success rate in the PADI Instructor Exam in 2012, and we'd love to add you to our roll-call of successful IDC candidates trained here in Bali. We also offer great discounts on dive equipment for anybody taking Instructor courses here at Bali Scuba.