The call of leadership is something to which only the very best divers aspire. Perhaps you just want to be able to assist with classes and conduct guided dives for certified divers. On the other hand, you may want to go all the way and learn how to teach others to dive. Whatever you choose, this is where you start.

Scuba Diving Pool Practice | The Dive Shop MI

Dive Control Specialist Course

Fotolia_63131790_Subscription_Monthly_MDivemaster training develops your leadership abilities by teaching you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. Divemasters:

  • Work with local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations.
  • Assist Instructors with scuba classes.
  • Lead certified divers on guided dives.
  • Conduct local diving orientations.
  • May be able to teach certain refresher, discovery, non certification and emergency response courses.

Dive Control Specialist training is an important prerequisite for Assistant Instructor and Instructor training.

Who Can Enroll?

This course is open to divers who:

  • Are at least 18 years old.
  • Are certified to the Advanced Open Water level or equivalent.
  • Have logged at least 50 dives.
  • Complete a Diver Stress and Rescue course.
  • Have logged experience in Navigation, Night Diving, Deep Diving, and Search and Recovery.
  • Have secured a physician’s approval for diving within the past twelve months, based on the standard Medical History/Exam form.
What is involved?

This course consists of:

  • Self study.
  • Serve apprenticeship time and do practice teaching as listed in the course curriculum.
  • Complete a watermanship evaluation.
  • Written Final Exam.
Where and when do classes take place?

Classes take place at the following places and times:

  • Classroom and pool sessions take place at The Dive Shop. The recommended course time should be about 80 hours.
  • Open-water training dives take place Saturday and Sunday.

Starting dates include:

  • Dates and times are flexible based on individuals schedule.
How much does it cost?

The course fee is $615.00 per person and includes:

  • Instruction.

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below, plus:

  • DiveCon Kit.
  • DiveCon Insurance.
  • Processing Fees.
  • Provide own dive equipment.
What equipment will you need?

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below:

  • Mask, snorkel, fins.
  • Adequate exposure protection.
  • Weight system, weights.
  • Buoyancy Control Device (BC).
  • Regulator/alternate air source.
  • Depth gauge/timer or computer.
  • Audible surface signal.
  • Surface signal (safety tube).
  • Dive tables and slate.

All of these items are available at The Dive Shop.

Get Started Now:

The best way to get started is to either call or visit The Dive Shop.

Address: G4020 Corunna Rd
Flint, MI 48532

Phone: (810) 732-3900

Associate Instructor Course

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Assistant Instructor training is the next-to-final step in the process of becoming a fully certified Open Water Scuba Instructor. Candidates learn the fundamentals of putting together academic, confined water and open water teaching presentations. Upon successful completion of this program, they are ready to enter the final Instructor training phase.

Who Can Enroll?

This course is open to divers who:

  • Are at least 18 years old.
  • Are certified to the Dive Control Specialist level or equivalent.
  • Have logged at least 75 dives.
  • Have secured a physician’s approval for diving within the past twelve months, based on the standard Medical History/Exam form.
What is involved?

This course consists of:

  • Self study.
  • Serve apprenticeship time and do practice teaching.
  • You are required to coteach 2 Scuba Courses with an instructor.
  • Complete a watermanship evaluation.
  • Provide proof of current training in First Aid/CPR.
Where and when do classes take place?

Classes take place at the following places and times:

  • Classroom and pool sessions take place at The Dive Shop. The Associate Instructor is to complete at least 100 hours of training.
  • Open-water training dives take place Saturday and Sunday.

Starting dates include:

  • Dates and times are flexible based on the individuals schedule.
How much does it cost?

The course fee is $970.00 per person and includes:

  • Instruction.

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below, plus:

  • Associate Instructor Kit.
  • Associate Instructor Insurance Fee.
  • Processing Fees.
What equipment will you need?

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below:

  • Mask, snorkel, fins.
  • Adequate exposure protection.
  • Weight system, weights.
  • Buoyancy Control Device (BC).
  • Regulator/alternate air source.
  • Depth gauge/timer or computer.
  • Audible surface signal.
  • Surface signal (safety tube).
  • Dive tables and slate.

All of these items are available at The Dive Shop.

Get Started Now

The best way to get started is to either call or visit The Dive Shop.

Address: G4020 Corunna Rd
Flint, MI 48532

Phone: (810) 732-3900

Instructor Training Course

This is the final step in the instructor development process. Candidates make a number of academic, confined water and open-water teaching presentations, as well as learn more about continuing education and the business of diving.

Who Can Enroll?

This course is open to divers who:

  • Are at least 18 years old.
  • Be certified as an Associate Instructor level or the equivalent of another association.
  • Have logged at least 75 dives. 24 dives in the last 12 months.
  • Have secured a physician’s approval for diving within the past twelve months, based on the standard Medical History/Exam form.
What is involved?

This course consists of:

  • Self study.
  • Complete an Open Water Instructor Evaluation.
  • Written Final Exam.
  • Complete 4 open water training dives.
  • Provide proof of current training in CPR.
  • Provide proof of current training in first aid.
Where and when do classes take place?

Classes take place at the following places and times:

  • Classroom and pool sessions take place at The Dive Shop.  This course is a 2 day evaluation.
  • Open-water training dives take place Saturday and Sunday. You will be conducting a open water training course.

Starting dates include:

  • Dates and times are flexible based on the individuals schedule.
How much does it cost?

The course fee is $250.00 per person and includes:

  • Instruction.

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below, plus:

  • Instructor Kit.
  • Processing Fees
  • Instructor Insurance Fee
  • Provide own dive equipment.
What equipment will you need?

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below:

  • Mask, snorkel, fins.
  • Adequate exposure protection.
  • Weight system, weights.
  • Buoyancy Control Device (BC).
  • Regulator/alternate air source.
  • Depth gauge/timer or computer.
  • Audible surface signal.
  • Surface signal (safety tube).
  • Dive tables and slate.

All of these items are available at The Dive Shop.

Get Started Now

The best way to get started is to either call or visit The Dive Shop.

Address: G4020 Corunna Rd
Flint, MI 48532

Phone: (810) 732-3900

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