PADI Free diver Instructor

Turn your free diving passion into a profession. This instructor course is for the avid free diver who spends a lot time thinking about free diving and sharing details of their latest adventures.

If you’re an avid free diver, you likely spend a lot of time thinking about free diving, talking about free diving and sharing the details your latest free diving adventures. Becoming a PADI Freediver Instructor lets you take your passion for free diving to the next level and allows you to do what you enjoy as a profession. You must earn the PADI Freediver Instructor rating, but you gain a job that lets you share incredible underwater achievements with others - transforming their lives for the better while enriching yours.

What the Course Entails

In the PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course, over a minimum of four days, during both classroom and in water sessions, you cover these key topics:



In the PADI Freediver Instructor Orientation, which may be conducted in person or as a webinar over a few hours, you cover these key topics:



Course Duration: 1 Days

Course Pre-requisites

To enrol in a PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course, you must be at least 18 years old, have a PADI Master Freediver certification (or have a qualifying certification), be a current Emergency First Response Instructor (or qualifying CPR/first aid instructor) and present a medical statement signed by a physician within 12 months.

Course Flow

There are two paths to earning the PADI Freediver Instructor rating. The first is for experienced free divers who gain instructional skills by attending a PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course. The second path is for free diver instructors who want to join the PADI organization by attending a PADI Freediver Instructor Orientation.

How Can I Get Started?

Visit your local PADI Freediver Center to pick up a PADI Freediver Instructor Start-up Kit that includes a complete set of instructional materials. Start learning immediately by reading through the PADI Freediver Program Instructor Guide. Your PADI Freediver Instructor Trainer will schedule sessions to complete your training.

What is the next adventure?

PADI Advanced Free Diver Instructor.

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