PADIHas freediving cast its spell on you, holding you in its net of wonder forever? Are you ready to challenge yourself and take your freediving to another level? You want to move away from recreational freediving and dive into the world of professional freediving?
Becoming a PADI Freediver Instructor will be your passport into the world of professional freediving; teaching others to redefine their limits by experiencing ultimate freedom beneath the surface.
Becoming a PADI Freediver Instructor is not only a question of acquiring the necessary knowledge and understanding but also of achieving exceptional skill and endurance levels that allows you to safely and comfortably demonstrate to your students how to perform dives.
In order to enrol on the PADI Freediver Instructor course you must be physically and mentally prepared for a minimum of four days of classroom and inwater sessions.
There are three Instructor-level certifications for PADI Freedivers.
- PADI Freediver Instructor: You are authorised to teach PADI Freediver and Basic Freediver.
- PADI Advanced Freediver Instructor: You can teach all diver levels through to PADI Advanced Freediver.
- PADI Master Freediver Instructor: You can teach all diver levels including PADI Master Freediver.
There are two paths to earning the PADI Freediver Instructor rating. The first is for experienced freedivers who gain instructional skills by attending a PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course. The second path is for current freediver instructors who want to join the PADI organisation by attending a PADI Freediver Instructor Orientation.
Note that PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors (or higher rating) who are also experienced freedivers and have a PADI Advanced Freediver certification may apply directly for the rating by submitting a PADI Freediver Instructor Application to your PADI Regional Headquarters.
There really is something about this sport that takes people under its spell…we will leave it to you to teach others to discover it for themselves.
If you’d like further information on how to become a PADI Freediver Instructor, please contact our Training Department