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The PADI Master Instructor rating is unique in the PADI System – it is the
one rating that you do not earn through training. You earn it by
exemplifying what it means to be a PADI Instructor in what you do.
To gain this qualification you must be:
- A renewed, teaching status IDC
- A PADI
Open Water Scuba Instructor for at least two years.
- A current Emergency
First Response Instructor.
- Have certified at least 150 PADI Divers, of which:
· At least 50 of the certifications must be for PADI Adventure
Diver or higher.
· At least 15 of the certifications for PADI Specialty Diver.
· At least 5 for PADI Rescue
· At least 5 for PADI Divemaster.
· At least 5 for PADI Assistant
· No more than 75 of the 150 certifications may be from credits
earned for conducting Discover
Scuba Diving experiences.
· No more than 50 of the 150 certifications may be from credits
earned for staffing IDCs.
· No more than 25 of the 150 certifications may be from non-diving
specialty certifications. (I.e. Equipment
AWARE Specialist, etc.).
· No more than 10 of the 150 certifications may be from PADI Seal
Team or Master Seal Team registrations.
· Have trained at least 10 students through the Emergency
First Response program.
- Possess a complete understanding of the PADI System of diver
- Have participated in at least three PADI Instructor Development
- Use the complete PADI System of diver education including all
appropriate PADI training materials when conducting PADI programs.
- Issue PADI as the primary certification, and conduct all PADI
certification courses and experience programs using methods consistent
with PADI Standards and philosophy as outlined in the PADI Instructor
- Have no verified Quality Assurance violations within the past six
months and no open quality assurance inquiries in progress. (A member in
review status may not qualify for Master Instructor until the Review
status is lifted.)
- Demonstrate support of the PADI organization in its efforts to
establish programs in aquatic education and conservation.
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