Assistant instructors are authorized to teach all aspects of skin and scuba diving under the supervision of an instructor. By working side by side with an instructor, you develop the necessary skills to be an instructor. The assistant instructor program is designed to introduce you diving instruction basics and test your in water ability to be capable assistants. Consult you local dive shop or training agency for course requirements and expectations.
Assistant instructor certifications require specific prerequisites, and these prerequisites differ amongst training agencies, so it’s important that you contact your local dive shop or training agency to find out everything you need to know before signing up for a course.