Instructor Course Completion Requirements

What are the requirements to complete the Instructor course?

To be certified as an Instructor, the student must complete:

  • Complete NovoScuba Online Learning for Instructor
  • Attend the NovoScuba Instructor Course with a NovoScuba Instructor Trainer
  • Present three Dive Knowledge Check Teaching sessions, achieving a score of 3.5 or higher on at least one of these sessions
  • Present four Confined Water Teaching sessions, achieving a score of 3.5 or higher on at least one of these sessions
  • Present four Open Water Teaching sessions, achieving a score of 3.5 or higher on at least one of these sessions
  • Have a minimum of 100 dives logged
  • Be certified for a minimum of 6 months
  • Complete the Instructor Standards Exam with a score of at least 75%
  • Complete the Instructor Theory Exam with a score of at least 75%
  • Demonstrate how to rescue an unconscious diver at the surface
  • Have a current first aid certificate within the last 12 months. 
Updated on 8 July 2024