The Mermaid Instructor Assistant course at the Underwater Academy is the first fundamental step to becoming a professional Mermaid Instructor. In this course, you will learn all the knowledge and skills necessary to organize and practice theoretical and practical lessons, thus acquiring the ability to teach the theoretical part of the Mermaid Level 1 and Level 2 adult courses.
The course is divided into a theoretical and a practical part. During the theoretical part, you will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the discipline and acquire the skills necessary to organize and manage a mermaid lesson. In the practical part, on the other hand, you will be able to put into practice what you have learned, assisting your instructor’s courses and actively participating in the lessons.
Equipment you will use:
During the course, all the necessary equipment will be provided to carry out the activities included in the program. In particular, you will use fins, mask, and monofin, all in compliance with the safety standards provided by the Underwater Academy.
To participate in the Mermaid Instructor Assistant course, it is necessary to be at least 17 years old and have the ability to swim. In addition, it is mandatory to have the Mermaid Level 2 Certificate or one of the substitute certificates provided, as well as the Emergency First Response Certification, which attests to the ability to perform first aid maneuvers.
At the end of the course, the Mermaid Instructor Assistant Certification will be issued by the Underwater Academy. Thanks to this certification, you will be able to teach the theoretical part of the Level 1 and Level 2 adult mermaid courses without supervision, maintaining your active teaching status.
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