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Instructor Courses with Uwescuba

Start your professional diving career with one of the most experienced diving schools in the Dominican Republic.


Uwe Rath, the owner of Uwescuba Dive Center, has more than 35 years of diving and education experience and is one of the most highly trained diving instructors in the Caribbean.

The instructors of Uwescuba Dive Center received the Outstanding Instructor Award for excellent work in the diving industry in 2011, 2013 and 2014.
So what more gurantee you need to get a good education!
From the very first minute, the team at Uwescuba Dive Center will take care of your career in diving, technical diving and other important diving activities.

We offer professional dive instructor-training according to SDI, PADI Tec Rec and TDI standards
Are you already an experienced diver and would you like to bring this fascinating sport closer to other people? Then you should contact Uwe from Uwescuba to get an individual dive instructor package.

Here the career to become a dive instructor.

Become an Instructor: The first step
Before you become a dive instructor, you must create the appropriate base. This means that you must complete the previous training. Uwescuba cooperates with the market leader SDI / TDI and PADI. You must first have completed the beginner training "Open Water Diver" as well as advanced training for  "Advanced Open Water Diver". In addition, the First Aid course and the Rescue Diver course are required, and you are ready to start your diving instructor training.

The second step: The Divemaster
If you are at least 18 years old and have completed at least 40 dives, you may now register for the PADI Divemaster Training. It is the professional training of the diving associations.You learn not only advanced diving techniques and skills, also you learn how to organize and guide dives and how to lead divers. The divemaster training takes about 1 month. To be a real dive instructor, however, further courses are required.

Instructors: The actual training
Now you are ready to become a dive instructor: the "Open Water Scuba Instructor." The extensive course will teach you all programs up to teach the Divemaster Course. The course takes, deepens on the organisation 7 to 9 days with 2 days of exams and practice.  

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SDI / TDI Instructor Course

Become SDI and TDI Instructor now!
SDI is becoming more and more popular. The world-renowned program offers some unique courses, such as the special course "Solo Diving".

In addition, the world's largest association in "technical diving" is increasingly established in the world. Take advantage of the "technical diving" boom area. As a TDI Nitrox Instructor you are one of the world's best instructors.

We at Uwescuba have the goal to prepare you perfectly for your career as a diving instructor. The course lasts 8 days
Included in the course price is the entire SDI Instructor Course, Specialty Instructor Deep, as well as the TDI Nitrox Instructor. So you have a good base to start your career as a diving instructor.
Also included in the price is the instructor examination and all the training materials required for the courses
To be paid separatelyis your instructor registration fees, travel and accommodation expenses.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
Divemaster or equivalent
100 logged dives
First aid training

MATERIAL:
Own diving equipment at instructor level
SDI / TDI Instructor Manual
SDI / TDI Student manuals
(The SDI / TDI material will be available upon registration)

COURSE COST:
US$ 1800

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TDI diving instructor workshops

The training is carried out within the framework of a workshop, The participants must prepare themselves both theoretically and practically for their area. The documents required for this are sent immediately after receipt of the application.

Each candidate holds two lectures from the field in which he is aiming for his instructor title. In the ensuing discussion the candidate of the group has to be able to answer questions. The discussion also serves the exchange of knowledge between the candidates.

In the open water, the candidate must show that he has mastered the exercises from his area at the instructors' level.

We would be pleased to welcome instructors from other associations to the workshop. The classification of the level must of course take place according to TDI standards. For this, however, we are always available on the phone or by e-mail.

POSSIBLE COURSE LEVELS:

TDI Nitrox Instructor
TDI Advanced Nitrox Instructor
TDI Decompression Procedure Instructor
TDI Extended Range Instructor
TDI Trimix Instructor
TDI Advanced Trimix Instructor
TDI Gasblender Instructor
TDI Advanced Gasblender Instructor
TDI Cavern Instructor

TDI Intro Cave Instructor
TDI Full Cave Instructor

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:
In order to ensure a professional process, the number of participants is limited to four candidates. The duration of the workshop can vary between 2 - 4 days.

COURSE COST:
US $ 1.1200.- per workshop plus instructor registration fee.


WORKSHOP DATES:
TDI Instructor workshops are possible at any time after consultation with the candidates.

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Tec Internships

For technical internships have a look at our page technical diving.

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3 months Internship with Uwescuba

We offer 3 different packages, which all start with the training to the Advanced Open Water Diver and go to the PADI Dive Master.
Depending on the package, you will receive special diving certifications.
If you already have more diving experience, or special wishes in the training, then ask us for a specially developed program for you. All our packages are complete packages. They do not include hidden costs.
We pick you up at the airport and you get a place in one of our staff apartments (occupancy, 2 persons)
On the 5/6 training days in the week you get free lunch.
Breakfast / dinner and alcoholic drinks are at your expense.
Our packages include, depending on the course, all materials and certifications or certification fees.
In the special courses you can choose between:

PADI Cavern Diver Course
PADI Tec Sidemount Course
PADI Tec 40 course
PADI Wreck Diver Course

All our packages run for 3 months.
Below we have listed all packages with the various services.

Uwescuba Silver Package:
Airport transfer on arrival and departure day. (Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, La Romana)
Accommodation for 3 months in one of our staff apartments
(2 persons)
Lunch / soft drinks on the 5/6 working days
Staff - Tee Shirt
PADI Advanced Open Water Course
PADI EFR First aid course
PADI Rescue Diver Course
PADI Dive Master course
PADI Nitrox Diver Course
PADI Deep Diver Specialty Course
All PADI materials and course fees

Costs for this package are 4800, - US$

Uwescuba Gold Package:
Airport transfer on arrival and departure day. (Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, La Romana)
Accommodation for 3 months in one of our staff apartments
(2 persons)
Lunch / soft drinks on the 5/6 working days
Staff - Tee Shirt
PADI Advanced Open Water Course
PADI EFR First aid course
PADI Rescue Diver Course
PADI Dive Master Course
PADI Nitrox Diver Course
PADI Deep Diver Specialty Course
2 PADI Specialty course according to your choice
All PADI materials and course fees

Costs for this package are 5,200, - US$

Uwescuba Platinum Package:
Airport transfer on arrival and departure day. (Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, La Romana)
Accommodation for 3 months in one of our staff apartments
(2 persons)
Lunch / soft drinks on the 5/6 working days
Staff - Tee Shirt
PADI Advanced Open Water Course
PADI EFR First aid course
PADI Rescue Diver Course
PADI Dive Master Course
PADI Nitrox Diver Course
PADI Deep Specialty Diver Course
3 PADI Specialty courses according to your choice
All PADI materials and course fees

Costs for this package are 5,600, - US$

As already described, we can work out special programs for you according to your education level.

Our packages do not include:

Flight to the Dominican Republic
Breakfast and dinner
Alcoholic drinks
Article of personal needs
Cleaning / personal laundry
Internet (WIFI free of charge)
Phone

If you are interested in our programs, please send us an e-mail for further information. uwe@uwescuba.com

Our Guarantees:

  • High quality
  • Friendly service
  • Customer oriented
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Our SPECIALS:

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Deposits:

For all courses we charge a 50 % deposit.

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