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SDI Specialty Instructor Course

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Course Overview

The SDI Specialty Instructor course is designed to teach current Instructors or Assistant Instructors the knowledge to safely function as an independent specialty instructor.


Minimum age of 18.
Hold a current diving medical.
Assistant Instructor or Instructor certified. .
Proof of 25 logged dives in the specific specialty.

Details of the course

The Instructor course covers:

  • Specific specialty material

Course duration and number of dives

The Specialty Instructor course can be completed within 2-3 days. 2-4 dives are required.

Course Price

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Additional costs

Recreational Rental equipment if needed. set p/day.
SDI Specialty outline.

Equipment requirement

The Instructor course has some specific equipment requirement more than your standard recreational dive gear. The candidate needs to add to the standard kit a knife, diving torche and note slate. We require that all candidates carry also a spool, SMB and wriste slate. Ocean Zone Divers offers special Instructor equipment packages for those interested.

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