ISDA has three levels of instructors: OWD Instructor, Rescue Instructor and Divemaster Instructor. The Instructor course is unique, specifically aimed in learning the teaching techniques and leading a class of students, on and above the consolidation and extra deepener again the theoretical and practical knowledges learned during the previous courses, in particular in the course of Divemaster.
Divemaster is an extremely important course, during which you will go into details of most of the scuba diving aspects as physic and physiology, you will improve your skills in the usage of the diving tables and you will acquire a solid knowledge of your gear.You will learn how to assist and instructor in the managing of a course, as leading a group during a dive and how to work in a Diving Center.
- After the level of Divemaster, is possible to get access to the level of ISDA Assistant Instructor who will deepen and increase the knowledge and the capacities for the training of the students, and gives a more valid help to the ISDA Instructor in the performing the courses itself.
With the instructor course the ISDA professional will access to the level of Instructor OWD and he will be authorized to lead course up to levels Open Water and Advanced OWD.
To be able to certify Rescue Divers, The Open Water Instructor will have to acquire the title of First Aid Instructor to be able to certify his students in courses as BLS-D and Oxygen First Aid. To be able to participate to Rescue course the student should must have first obtained the licenses BLS-D and Oxygen.
Similarly, the Divemaster Instructor must be able to lead his student up to this level which foresee, as a prerequisite, that must have obtained the specialties licenses Nitrox, Night, Deep, Naturalist and Navigation. Must be, therefore, Instructor of five specialties.