Sunday, May 28, 2006

Scuba Institute - Klamath Falls Oregon - June 24 - 25, 2006

The 2006 YMCA SCUBA Instructor Institute will be completed on the weekend of June 24 and 25, 2006, in Klamath Falls Oregon.

Phase III SCUBA Instructor Institute

What you have learned during Phase I and II, the teaching experience you have gained as an Assistant Instructor and your additional study and preparation are evaluated during this phase. You must take several written exams, be evaluated on your classroom and pool teaching techniques, demonstrate proficiency in pool and open water skills and conduct a mock open water checkout dive with the staff playing the role of your students. Additional staff lectures cover the administrative aspects of being a YMCA SCUBA Instructor.

* completion of Phase I and II or current instructor with a nationally-recognized SCUBA certification agency
* 18 years of age or older
* current medical exam
* current CPR and First Aid
* current Oxygen Administration
* at least one year of diving experience since entry-level certification
* documented 100 logged SCUBA dives
* documented 15 hours of lecture experience
* documented proof of assisting with at least three separate open water class checkouts
* a complete classroom and pool teaching outline for entry-level SCUBA class you plan to teach
* S.L.A.M. Rescue Diver (or S.L.A.M. crossover if Rescue Diver from another agency)
* current YMCA SCUBA Standards and Procedures Manual

We would like candidates for Phase I, II, or III to contact and then they can get a copy of the Leadership Prep Manual that contains additional information on prerequisites and completion requirements.

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