As an Assistant Instructor, you will be authorized to teach all aspects of skin and scuba diving under the supervision of a NAUI Instructor. This is the best possible way to develop your instructional skills. The rating can be a step toward full Instructor, or an end in itself. Match your time, talent and interests with the NAUI programs near you, and enjoy the adventure of personal and professional enhancement as a NAUI leader.
The NAUI Assistant Instructor rating is a NAUI leadership-level certification. The program is designed to introduce students to diving instruction basics. It also tests individuals in fundamental water skills needed to be capable assistants. Certification authorizes individuals to assist active-status NAUI Instructors in the conduct of dive training. NAUI Assistant Instructor certification is a highly recommended step in the progression to NAUI Instructor.
What is NAUI FIT?
Minimum age is 18 years for this program. Certification as a NAUI Scuba Diver, NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver, NAUI Nitrox Diver, NAUI Master Scuba Diver, NAUI First Aid for the Diving Professional, NAUI Oxygen Provider (or equivalent) are required.
As well as a minimum of 25 logged open water scuba dives with a minimum of 12.5 hours bottom time.
To enroll, purchase this product and an Instructor will contact you to schedule a good time to come in.
Upon completion of the NAUI FIT Program, provided all other leadership prerequisites are met, graduates who are registered with NAUI may attend a NAUI Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, or Instructor Crossover course. NAUI FIT graduates are encouraged to attend their anticipated leadership course within the one-year timeframe of completing their respective courses when possible.
Once you are 15 years of age and a certified scuba diver, you can expand your diving knowledge with a NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver or NAUI Advanced Rescue Scuba Diver course. Learn how to manage risks and effectively handle limited in-water problems and diving emergencies, how to assist and transport divers, and how to perform surface rescues and rescues from depth involving both boat and shore based skin and scuba divers.
CPR and First Aid certifications are required to complete this course. Your Rescue Scuba Diver training moves you on your pathway to becoming a NAUI Leader as a Skin Diving Instructor, Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, or Instructor.
The NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver and NAUI Advanced Rescue Scuba Diver courses are for certified divers who desire additional training or orientation to a variety of diving sites and conditions. Divers must be a minimum of 15 years of age to enroll in a NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver course or 17 years of age to enroll in the NAUI Advanced Rescue Scuba Diver course. All participants must be in good health and be previously certified as a NAUI Scuba Diver or equivalent. To enroll, purchase this product and an Instructor will contact you to schedule a good time to come in.
Continue your training and learning by enrolling in a NAUI Master Diver or NAUI First Aid course to develop additional expertise and comfort in the water
Gain the in-depth knowledge and experience that will distinguish you as a leader in any diving club or group. Thrill to the adventure of open-water dives in settings that will test skills and expand your diving capabilities and experience. Your success allows you to proudly carry the most coveted and respected certification card in recreational diving – the NAUI Master Scuba Diver card.
During training, students will engage in a minimum of eight open-water dives, including the following required dives:
You may also choose from many different dives for your elective dives, such as:
Individuals ages 15+ and who have a NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver certification (or its equivalent), may enroll in the Master Scuba Diver course.
The NAUI Master Scuba Diver course is for certified divers who desire additional training or orientation to a variety of diving sites and conditions. Divers must be a minimum of 15 years of age, in good health and must be previously certified as a NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver or equivalent. To enroll, purchase this product and an Instructor will contact you to schedule a good time to come in.
Increase your safety and readiness as a diver by enrolling in a NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver or NAUI First Aid course. Successful completion of the NAUI Master Scuba Diver course is a prerequisite for enrollment in the NAUI FIT course in preparation for professional membership as a NAUI Leader or Instructor. Share your passion. Become a NAUI dive leader or instructor today!