NAUI FIT and Leadership
Would you like to lead dives and dive trips; take certified divers on vacations to the world's best dive sites? Many Divemasters are employed full-time or work independently supervising certified divers during club, store, resort or charter tour and travel activities. As a NAUI Divemaster you enjoy again and again adventures to which you introduce your clients. Another option leading to NAUI Instructor qualification.
A NAUI Instructor and a NAUI Divemaster is a person dedicated to the motto of “Dive Safety Through Education” and is a person whom others look to for leadership and knowledge.
NAUI has always been and remains today the most prestigious agency focusing on diving instruction. You can share the adventure – and help create it! If you believe your work should be enjoyable and exciting, if you are eager to share your knowledge with others, if you believe that to train the best you must be among the best trained, join the finest. Join the adventure!
Age – Minimum is 18 years.
Experience – 60 Logged Dives , but specified for each Leadership course. Required logged dives shall be varied in environment and depth.
Required Certifications – SCUBA Diver, Advanced Diver, Scuba Rescue Diver, Master Diver certifications are required.
Swimming Requirements - 450 yd swim in 10:00 minutes; 900 yd Mask, Fin, Snorkel 18:00 minutes; 25 yd breath hold; 20:00 minute survival swim
CPR & First Aid Certification – Current certification or verified competency in CPR and First Aid is required for registration. Certification training shall include one person adult CPR, infant/child CPR, two person CPR and the use of rescue breathing barrier devices, e.g. pocket mask®, face shield.
Medical Approval – Verification of good physical condition as documented by a medical examination and unconditional approval for diving by a licensed physician within the preceding 12 months.
Administrative Requirements – Submit a complete course application, provide and be responsible for dive gear suitable for open water and provide all required texts and materials.