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Please contact us or call Dive Educators at 770-967-8885 for details and pricing for all Dive Professional Courses


  SDI Dive Master (Monthly)     
l  SDI Assistant Instructor (Monthly) 
l  SDI Instructor (Oct 25-Nov 1, 2020) 
l  SDI Course Director (As Requested)       

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SDI Divemaster Course

The SDI Divemaster Course is the first professional level certification.  During the course you will learn how to work with divers, lead certified divers, and act as a dive guide showing divers underwater dive sites and the marine life that inhabits those dive sites.  You will increase your knowledge about physics and physiology as well as increase your proficiency with your SCUBA and snorkeling skills.

Minimum Age:  18
--Certified SDI Advanced Adventure Diver or equivalent; advanced certification must include verifiable experience in deep, navigation, night, and limited visibility specialties

--Certified SDI Rescue Diver or equivalent
--Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider
--Provide proof of at least 40 logged dives

SDI Assistant Instructor

The SDI Assistant Instructor Course is designed to build on the SDI Divemaster Program by gaining practical teaching experience, learning to prepare lesson plans, and give academic presentations.  You will work with an instructor to gain experience teaching before moving on to the SDI Open Water SCUBA Diver Instructor level.  Once you complete the Specialty Instructor training with a qualified SDI Instructor Trainer, you can become qualified to teach several SDI Specialty Diver courses. ​

Minimum Age: 18
--Certified SDI Divemaster or equivalent
--Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider
--Provide proof of at least 60 logged dives or 50 logged dives and 25 hours underwater accumulated time
--Possess the minimum instructional equipment

SDI Open Water SCUBA Diver Instructor

The SDI Open Water SCUBA Diver Instructor course is designed to teach current Divemasters or Assistant Instructors certified with a recognized dive training organization the knowledge to effectively function as an open water SCUBA diver instructor.  This program is divided into two sections, an instructor development course (IDC) and an instructor evaluation course (IEC).

Minimum Age: 18
--Certified diver for a minimum of six months
--Proof of 100 logged dives completed in a number of different environments with varying depths
--Be certified as a SDI Divemaster, SDI Assistant Instructor, or equivalent
--Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider

SDI Course Director

The SDI Course Director is the first module of SDI's Instructor Trainer (IT) Development Program.  This program trains candidates to conduct the SDI Instructor Development Course (IDC) independently.  In addition, SDI Course Directors are qualified to conduct the SDI Non-Diving Specialty Instructor Course and specialty ratings for SDI Instructors and Assistant Instructors.

Minimum age:  21
--Provide proof of 200 logged dives
--Active SDI Open Water SCUBA Diver Instructor or equivalent, for a minimum of 2 years with no quality assurance issues for the past twelve months

--Have issued a minimum of 150 SDI (or equivalent) diver certifications at various levels


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Flowery Branch, GA 30542

(770) 967-8885


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