PADI Assistant Instructor

50,001 (inc GST)


As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you can not only guide certified divers into the underwater world and assist instructors during PADI courses, but also teach Discover Scuba Diving in confined water, theory portion of PADI courses & some non-diving courses on your own. What’s more you’re only one step away from your goal of becoming a PADI Instructor!




Candidate must be an active status PADI Divemaster or equivalent
Must hold Current EFR certification
Minimum 60 logged dives
Been a certified diver for more than 6 months+


Prices do not include gear rental, as Assistant Instructors need to own their own complete set of gear. however a complete set of gear can be rented for 1000 INR a day.

All Assistant Instructor candidates need to purchase the PADI AI Crew Pack, which includes all necessary books and documentation. Crew packs are available from Temple Adventures for 678 AUD

Once your AI program is completed you will need to submit your Asst. Instructor application to PADI. Application fees amount to 105 AUD

Package Description
Zero to Assistant Instructor OW + Advanced + Rescue + EFR + Divemaster + Assistant Instr.
Zero to Assistant Instuctor Premium Previous package + EANx Nitrox + Deep
Zero to Assistant Instructor Platinum Previous package + EFR First Aid Instructor

For those of you who want to start “from scratch”, we also offer assistant instructor internships, in 4 to 6 months,
including 60 dives,during which time the AI candidate will work at the Dive Centre on a daily basis:

Please email us on to know more about these options