The 2013 PADI Instructor manual is now available as a free download for renewed PADI Professionals.
After logging in to the PADI Pro’s Site, click on Training Essentials from the main menu then choose Digital Instructor Manual.
On the next screen you’ll see several language options. Click the language you wish to download and save the PDF to your computer or other device. Below the language list is an (English only) option to download a summary of the changes from the 2012 to 2013 PADI Instructor Manual.
Teaching an IDC? Be sure candidates download a copy of the new manual and continue to update it with subsequent training bulletins. The Systems, Standards and Procedures Exam at the IE are updated regularly to reflect the most current standards. This is also an excellent way of instilling the good habit of referencing the latest materials before teaching any PADI programs.
PADI Asia Pacific’s Instructor Development team would like to inform you of EFR Instructor Trainer programs to be conducted in the Asia Pacific region in 2013.
EFR Instructor Trainer Course
Demand continues to grow for EFR Instructors, particularly with the OWSI exit requirement. This program is conducted using a mix of online study and practical sessions. Upon registration you will receive information on how to access the online portion of the program which must be completed prior to attending the practical skills training and assessment portion of the program.
To attend the standard EFR Instructor Trainer Course you must:
Be a current EFR Primary & Secondary Care and Care for Children Instructor.
Have issued 25 EFR Course Completion Authorisations or taught at least 5 separate EFR courses.
Have no verified quality assurance issues on file within the past 12 months.
To attend one of these programs, please select a registration button below to be taken to our online registration page. Once the course pre-requisites have been checked and met, we will send you a link to EFR IT Online.
Any members considering applying for the 2013 Punta Cana CDTC should consider the programs below as they all fall before the application cut-off (25 March).
Hidden Depths first became a PADI PRRA member in 2011, when their small business venture sparked into life thanks to the four main owners, who are all diving enthusiasts and wanted to open their own business concentrating on great customer service with value for money, Professional PADI courses http://www.hiddendepthsdiving.com/dive-courses/open-water-dive, but most importantly, offering that perfect family feeling, knowing that when the diving is over, the fun and friendship still continues.
Over the past 18 months Hidden Depths Diving have been working towards achieving one of their main goals, which was to become a PADI 5 Star Dive Centre. This rating is only awarded to PADI centres who have met all of the PADI 5 Star prerequisites and continue to show a great safety record.
This efficiently run PADI 5 Star centre, is now home to more than 5 PADI Instructors including two of the owners Rich and Gary
Michelle Morgan – PADI Instructor
Cynthia Oulette – Instructor
Gary Eldridge – Owner Instructor
Rich Mean – Owner Instructor
Steffan Schlenk – Instructor
You are always warmly welcomed by Jo and Ali who mange the day-to-day business of this successful PADI 5 Star Centre. Without them, the daily routine of idyllic diving, and well organised boat trips with certainly fall short. You can contact them anytime of day firstname.lastname@example.org
PADI and PADI Regional Manager Tony Andrews, would like to send a huge congratulations to Hidden Depths for achieving the rating of 5 Star Dive Centre.
PADI Retailers and Resorts around the world have the opportunity to power up at PADI Business Academies again in 2013. Through six hands-on workshops, the PADI Business Academy curriculum delivers proven tactics and techniques you can immediately implement in your business. During the two-day PADI Business Academy, you’ll receive targeted, contemporary business training custom-tailored to your specific needs that will help increase your bottom line. More than 450 PADI Retailers and Resorts attended the programs in 2012 that included information, tools and workshops on how to improve websites, Social Media Strategies, customer relationship management, Sales Training, Pricing Strategies and PADI eLearning® Strategies. Six two-day Business Academy programs are scheduled for 2013 and space is strictly limited.
Below are the dates and locations for the PADI Business Academies in Asia Pacific.
The full brochure and registration forms are available on the PADI Pros’ Site.
Please note that dates and venues are subject to change.
For further assistance contact your PADI Regional Manager or PADI Customer Service Team.
Want to be part of a team driving ocean protection? A position is available with Project AWARE Foundation for a Program and Outreach Coordinator based in Sydney. Deadline for applications 15th Feb 2013.
Project AWARE Foundation Program and Outreach Coordinator
Project AWARE is a global movement of scuba divers protecting the ocean planet – one dive at a time. Focused on the critical issues of Sharks in Peril and Marine Debris, Project AWARE empowers thousands of divers to work together for a clean, healthy and abundant ocean planet. Project AWARE Foundation is a registered non-profit organization.
The Program and Outreach Coordinator maintains and develops Project AWARE’s marine conservation programs and engages the dive community in strategic conservation actions while supporting future program development.
Throughout 2012 All 4 Diving have been branching out even further, Early last year the diving community of Phuket saw the launch of there new day trip boat, along with the launch of there new retail store located in the Patong area of the islands.
This year will hope to see this long serving member, continue to strive forward and set new goals, in recreational and professional training.