The assistant instructor is the ideal preparation for the Open Water Instructor. As AI you can prevent and assist instructors active in open water sessions independently Pool and theory lessons. Thus you collect valuable teaching experience to then attend an Instructor Training Course. You're also entitled the Scuba Skills Update automatically to teaching and diving in the pool hold.
about 50 hours theory and water time
Scuba Skills Training
Dive Master, 60 dives with at least 40 hours. Dive time
1000 U.S. Dollar incl. Theory, course materials and Certification Fees