Who should take this course?

If you have completed the Assistant Instructor portion of the IDC, then you are eligible to take this course. When an AI is ready to progress, attending an OWSI program allows entry into an IE to earn a full PADI Instructor rating.

Why choose Calypso?

Experience counts! Calypso is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center. With two Course Directors, one Master Instructor, and four IDC Staff Instructors on staff, you are guaranteed to learn with the best! Our indoor, heated pool ensures you have plenty of time to practice your skills before attending your Instructor Exam.

What will you learn?

During the course you’ll  work with one of our experienced Course Directors and staff to learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by learning how to present and conduct:
– Confined water teaching presentations
– Knowledge development presentation
– Open Water teaching presentations
– Rescue Diver clinic and positioning presentations

You will also demonstrate competence at
– Performing all 24 dive skills listed on the skill evaluation.
– 800 yards swim using a mask, snorkel and fins
– Dive Theory exam
– General Standards and Procedures exam

With Calypso, you will do more practice than the minimum requirement, ensuring you are well prepared for your IE.

How can I start learning now?

Stop by, call, or contact us to enroll in a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor Course