It should be emphasized that a NAUI Instructor can teach Skin Diving Instructor, Assistant Instructor, and Divemaster courses.

As opposed to various associations, this option can save you a great deal of money. The minimum age to apply for this course is 18. The applicant must have Assistant Instructor NAUI or Dive Master NAUI certification or the equivalent.

The applicant must have at least 50 registered open water dives. The theoretical component consists of 75 sessions. 15 sessions in the pool and one open water dive per day (over three days) are required.



  • there should be 6 sessions, 4 of which should cover topics from the basic courses, one from Master Scuba Diver, our Advanced Scuba Diver course, and one from professional courses
  • one general briefing
  • two open water debriefings

Lessons in the water:

  • three lessons in the poo
  • three lessons in open water, two from any of the basic courses and one from the Dive Master, Advanced Scuba Diver course, or a chosen professional course
  • apnea diving techniques with the autonomous diving apparatus
  • first aid techniques
  • first aid in apnea diving
  • first aid in diving with the autonomous diving apparatus


  • the basics of didactics, knowledge acquisition theory, and oral education theory
  • organization and planning of diving courses, problem solving, briefing and debriefing
  • first aid for diving emergencies
  • elements of marketing
  • analysis of diving course costs
  • legal regulations on diving
  • instructor ethics
  • presentation, organization, NAUI standards
  • course presentation
  • evaluation


The diver must attain a satisfactory level of theoretical and practical knowledge in order to acquire the Instructor NAUI certification.