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NAUI Instructor Training Course (Hybrid Online and In-Person) (Sept 10 - Nov 10)

Sep 10
Nov 10

Vancouver, Washington

About The Event

Are you Interested in sharing your love of diving and introducing the next generation to the wonders of the underwater world. You can explore new adventures or careers as a NAUI Professional Scuba Instructor. Take the next step and become a NAUI Scuba Instructor! If you are a NAUI Divemaster (DM), Assistant Instructor (AI) or hold other agency leadership certifications this is the course for you.



-A weekend of introduction, skills and knowledge review will be conducted prior to the Instructor Training Course (ITC). Required for non NAUI DM and recommended for all.

-Cost for course is $2500. Not included are materials, membership and registration, insurance, and travel and lodging expenses. The ITC Candidate Package is $703 including elearning, license bundle, slates and promotional materials. NAUI Membership and first years dues is $280 Insurance is required for active teaching status.



September 10:        ITC Informational meeting/registration *online

September 14/15:   Pre-qualification weekend Vancouver WA

October 12/13:        ITC classroom and pool Vancouver WA

November 2/3:       ITC classroom and open water Hoodsport

November 9/10:     ITC classroom and open water Hoodsport

-Online classes will be scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday Evenings with the first meeting September 10 where we will confirm meeting dates.


-A non-refundable deposit of $250 is required to confirm your participation. Payable to Jim Larsen, 360-921-8894. P.O. Box 1631 Vancouver, WA 98668. You can purchase the Instructor Candidate Package ($703) from your local NAUI store, through your Instructor or from Jim Larsen.



-Minimum age is 18 years by the water phase of the course.

-Current certification as a NAUI Assistant Instructor or NAUI Divemaster or other agency leaders.

-Current certification as a NAUI Open Water Scuba Diver or the equivalent

-Current certification as a NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver or the equivalent

-Current certification as a NAUI Nitrox Diver or the equivalent

-Current certification as a NAUI Master Scuba Diver or the equivalent

-Current certification in NAUI First Aid for the Diving Professional or equivalent.

-A minimum of 100 logged open water scuba dives with a minimum of 30 hours bottom time. Dives shall be varied in environment, depth, and activities.

-Medical Approval - Verification of good physical condition as documented by a medical examination and unconditional approval for diving by a licensed physician within the preceding 12 months.