PADI Freediver Instructor Crossover

dahab, egypt

PADI FREEDIVER INSTRUCTOR CROSSOVER COURSE

UPCOMING PADI FREEDIVER INSTRUCTOR CROSSOVER COURSE(S)

OCTOBER 18-19, 2019 – DAHAB, EGYPT

In 2015 PADI launched the Freediver program, an excellent teaching system to promote freediving worldwide. As a freediving instructor of any other agency you can become a part of this new development and participate in the crossover course in two days.

This course is only for certified freediving instructors from other agencies. If you are looking for the full PADI Freediver Instructor Course click here.

During this crossover you will receive an overview about PADI and learn the PADI Freediving system. You will go through a series of academic, pool and open water examinations to assess your ability as an instructor according to the PADI system and you will have to show your ability as an instructor by performing certain skills.

REQUIREMENTS TO ENROLL

These are the current requirements for you to enroll in the PADI Freediver Instructor Crossover:

  • have a qualifying freediving instructor certification
  • are at least 18
  • have a current medical (signed by a physician)
  • be an EFR Instructor (or have first aid/CPR instructor-level training with another organization),

When you complete the PADI Freediver Instructor Crossover Course you qualify as a PADI Freediver Instructor. Depending on your credentials from your certifying agency you may also qualify as PADI Advanced or Master Instructor.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE

The performance requirements for the PADI Freediver Instructor Crossover Course are:

  • Complete these PADI Freediver Instructor course sections:
    • Course Orientation
    • PADI Freediver Course – Overview and Standards
    • Organizing and Marketing Freediving
    • Care for the Environment
  • Passing the PADI Instructor Exam (75%)
  • Make a static apnea of at least 2’30”
  • Make a dynamic apnea of at least 50 meters
  • Make a constant weight dive to at least -20 meters
  • Correctly perform the rescue of a simulated blacked-out diver from -15 meters
  • Open water teaching examination
  • Confined water teaching examination

COURSE SCHEDULE

Subject to change

DAY 1

09:00 – 10:30 – Course Orientation
10:30 – 12:00 – PADI Freediver Course – Overview and Standards
12:00 – 01:00 – Lunch
01:00 – 03:30 – Confined Water Teaching & Technique Examination
03:30 – 05:00 – Organizing and Marketing Freediving

DAY 2

09:00 – 12:00 – Open Water Teaching and Technique Examination
12:00 – 01:00 – Lunch
01:00 – 02:30 – Care for the Environment
02:30 – 03:30 – Instructor Exam
03:30 – 04:30 – Closing and Debriefs

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT

For this program, you need to have the following materials and equipment:

  • PADI Freediver Program Instructor Guide
  • PADI Freediver Instructor Cue Cards
  • PADI Freediver Touch
  • PADI Freediver Quick Review

For the inwater segment of the Instructor Crossover Course, you need:

  • Mask, snorkel and bifins appropriate for freediving
  • Weight blet and weights
  • Appropriate exposuer protection
  • Safety lanyard and strap
  • Freediving computer
  • Whistles, flares, marine radio or other means for summoning aid at the surface

FEES

PADI Freediver Instructor Crossover Course (2 days): 325€ / $360 USD
Or with EFRI (3 days): 575€ / $637 USD
The price includes 1 pool examination, 1 open water examination, classroom sessions, written exam and the PADI Freediver Instructor Materials Package:

  • PADI Freediver Touch (45€ value)
  • PADI Instructor Guide (37€ value)
  • PADI Instructor Cue Cards (35€ value)

Personal freediving equipment is not included (i.e. wetsuit, mask, fins, snorkel, weight belt). Lead weights are provided.

The PADI Instructor Application Fee (approx. 82€) is not included. This can be paid directly to PADI when you submit your application.

UPCOMING PADI FREEDIVER INSTRUCTOR ORIENTATION(S)

OCTOBER 18-19, 2019 – DAHAB, EGYPT

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