PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) Course Malaysia - scuba diving instructor career training in Malaysia.
PADI Open water scuba instructor course Malaysia
PADI course director SF Chong's PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
course is a 6-day class designed to prepare qualified candidates to
become PADI Instructors. This
course is scheduled during the last 5 days of our
Development Course (IDC). Either the OWSI program or the entire IDC
must be completed before attending the
PADI Instructor Examination
(IE). Combining the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the OWSI
program in to a continuous program makes up the entire IDC.
Scuba instructors certified by other organizations may cross over to
PADI by successfully completing the OWSI program and the IE. You
will need to arrive the day before to complete the Orientation
though so it is a 6-½ day course.
Each segment can be scheduled as a stand-alone course or completed
all at one time. You have several training options and flexibility
for reaching your professional goals depending on your current
certification level, experience level, time restraints, etc.
- PADI Divemaster may choose just to attend the AI course first
and later on after gaining more experience go on to complete the
- PADI Divemaster may attend the full IDC and, upon successful
completion, go on to the IE (as long as all other IE prerequisites
PADI Assistant Instructor may attend the OWSI program only and,
upon successful completion, go on to the IE (as long as all other IE
prerequisites are met).
- Scuba Instructor affiliated with other certification
organizations may attend an OWSI program only and, upon successful
completion go on to the IE.
IDC Preparation-Study and Prep Workshop is optional
but highly recommended for everyone. Your preparation is the key to
Please consult Chong for advice. Chong's advice will be based on
your attitude, experience, level of dive knowledge, diving ability,
overall understanding of the dive market and consumer attitudes, and
your ability to grasp new concepts through independent study.
Remedial training, additional
IDC curriculum presentations, or full
IDC with or without the Pre-study and preparation workshop may be
- Be certified as PADI Divemaster or hold a leadership level
certification with another recreational diver training
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement for a
diving medical examination conducted within the past 12 months
from the start date of the IE must be signed and state Fit for
diving ( PADI medical Statement Form recommended).
- Have been a certified diver for at least six months and have
completed and logged at least 60 open water scuba dives (100
logged dives to attend the IE, as documented in the individuals
log book and have documentation of experience in deep, night and
- Submit proof of CPR training within the past 24 months.
- Submit documentation (photocopy) of any qualifying
certifications issued by another recreational diver training
- If not a PADI Divemaster, complete the PADI Divemaster
Course Diver Rescue Skills Assessment.
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IDC schedule and
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