Have you ever worked with a student to overcome learning difficulties? Of course you have, the whole PADI system is aimed at customising training to students.
The PADI Adaptive Teaching Specialty Course aims to provide PADI professionals from Divemaster upwards with the tools to have not just one method of teaching but a plan b, c and d until a solution is found for any challenge presented.
The course is designed to build on existing teaching skills allowing a PADI Pro to adapt to a student with physical or mental challenges. To benefit from this course you must be:
The challenging part of this course is opening up your teaching style to accept alternate techniques and methods. Most PADI Pro`s are adept at handling change, so this could be said to be the fun part too!
During the course you’ll learn how to help students with physical and mental challenges adapt techniques to achieve performance requirements.
You will take part in:
The goals of the specialty course are to help PADI Pro`s:
To teach the PADI Adaptive Specialty Course, PADI Instructors or Freediver Instructors have the usual two application methods:
This is a standardized specialty so may be credited towards PADI Master Scuba Diver.
All the usual scuba gear as set out in PADI Standards plus specialised equipment such as webbed gloves for example.
Contact us at Diveworld to book your PADI Adaptive Teaching Specialty Course. If you are wondering if the course is for you please call in for an informal chat to discuss any queries you have.