Want to begin working as a professional in the field,
organizing your own courses, issuing certifications and conducting
open water skin dives? SDI training will enable you to join as a
leadership member and independently conduct skin diving training.
Because of the growing popularity of snorkeling and skin diving,
this may gain you substantial financial rewards. You can also team-teach
with a Instructor, offering the skin diving portion of the Scuba
This is a leadership level certification course designed
to train and qualify persons and issue certifications in skin (breath-hold)
The course will make available to individuals; schools, camps,
or similar groups Leaders who can effectively teach people to enjoy
skin diving with minimal risk.
QUALIFICATIONS OF GRADUATES
An active-status Skin Diving Instructor may independently teach
the Skin Diving Course and designated specialty courses as skin
diving courses and authorize to issue certifications for these.
An active-status Skin Diving Instructor may, while being overseen
by an active-status Instructor, perform as an assistant during scuba
diving courses. If certified as a scuba diver, this may include
scuba training activities.
An active-status Skin Diving Instructor may independently perform
the swimming skills evaluation and teach the Skin Diving portions
of the Scuba Diver Course.
PREREQUISITES FOR ENTERING THE COURSE
General. Meet the requirements applying to all Leadership
courses. (See "Policies Applying to Leadership Courses.")
Diver Certification. Certified skin or scuba diver by a recognized
agency with a minimum of 25 logged skin dives. Dives shall be varied
in environment, depth and activities
The above course description is general in term. There
will be variations on the course depending on certification agency.