CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Designed for the diver who seeks additional training as an instructional assistant, responsible foe the organization, teaching, and safety of students enjoying PADI Scuba Diving courses.Using the textbooks: PADI Divemaster Manual, the PADI Rescue Diver Manual,and Scuba Equipment Care and Maintenance, the PADI Divemaster training fulfills these instructional goals: (1) enable the candidate to organize, conduct and supervise recreational diving activities, both land and boat based; (2) enable the candidate to effectively act as an instructional assistant to teaching status PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor(or higher); (3) develop the theoretical diving knowledge and practical diving skill of candidates to a level sufficient to become an instructor; and, (4) encourage and prepare candidates for instructor level training and/or employment in the diving community. The divemaster training consists of three phases or modules that include watermanship and skills assessment; knowledge development; and, practical application-internship.
|INSTRUCTOR:||KEN BALVIN, PADI MASTER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR #8614|
|Class Meeting:||Thursday 7:05-8:25 pm, Lab to be arranged|
|Text:||PADI DIVEMASTER MANUAL|
PADI RESCUE DIVE MANUAL
SCUBA EQUIPMENT CARE AND MAINTENANCE
DIVEMASTER training consists of three phases or modules that include:
ADDITIONAL ASSIGNMENTS INCLUDE:
MODULE THREE: Internship
To fulfill this requirement, the candidate is to serve as an instructional assistant during all PADI pool sessions and ten PADI Open Water training sessions.
Each factor is 25 % of students final grade.
If you wish to drop this course for a grade of "w", note the final drop date for the college and obtain and complete the proper form Withdrawing from a course is a formal procedure which you must initiate. I cannot do it for you. You may do this in Admissions or Counseling. If you stop attending, you will receive a grade of usually an F.
Students sometimes drop courses when there is help available which would enable them to continue. I hope you will discuss your plans with me if you should feel the need to withdraw.
STUDENTS WITH LEARNING, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL DISABILITIES:
Students requesting accommodation due to the presence of a disability must identify themselves in a timely fashion and demonstrate/document the need for accommodation through the Disability Services Office (DSO). For information regarding the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities, contact DSO at 972-860-8348 voice/TDD
The guidelines in this syllabus may be changed, deleted or amended at any time by the instructor.