DEF Scuba Explorer Instructor Manual

Academic foundation to efficiently and safely teach courses of the DEF Scuba Explorer program
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Expert Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

This online class preapres candidates wishing to participate in a DEF Instructor Training, as welll as supports efficient and safe Dive training courses planning.

This support tool keep DEF Instructor up to date with changes and the latest materials available for DEF Scuba Explorer training program such as :

Workbooks your student needs to organize properly the training progression.

DEF Scuba Explorer Program Outlines with content and requirements for each course.

Playbooks with a detailed day to day schedule example to help Instructors efficiently organize DEF Scuba Explorer courses.

In this Online course the candidates get an inside view of the DEF

Origins highlighting the motivations and reasoning for creating the Scuba Explorer program.

Philosophy behind the Scuba Explorer training program.

Teaching Method developed and utilize by DEF Instructors.

What are the requirements?

  • Must be proficient at following Instruction from a PDF outline
  • This Online Course is International version in English

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Recognize DEF Teaching Method
  • Identify the differences between courses in the Scuba Explorer Program
  • Organize, Plan and Teach efficient and succesful courses of the DEF Scuba Explorer program
  • Take advantage of the Instructor Playbooks to follow a guideline to teach efficient courses of the DEF Scuba Explorer program
  • Consult and use as reference this Online Manual of DEF Instructor polices and procedures

What is the target audience?

  • Instructor Candidates wishing to teach the Scuba Explorer program
  • Current OW Instructors aiming to Crossover to the DEF Scuba Explorer program
  • This is not academic support for individuals taking a diver course of the DEF Scuba Explorer program

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Curriculum

Section 1: About DEF
00:49

Learn about DEF Scuba Explorer Foundation philosophy and the reasoning behind the creation of this innovative training program.

01:17

Nick Toussaint founder of IDREO and DEF talks about the DEF Scuba Explorer program and the courses progression and options

00:29

This is the latest DEF Training program outline, contains course description, limitiations, contents and requirement for every course in the DEF Scuba Explorer program.

You can also download this outline here.

Section 2: DEF Training Method
04:42

Establishing a set of rules for DEF training is very important to mantain consistency during the class, you want your student to be in control of the day as much as you do and to be inform of everything related with the class.

DEF Instructor are using same rules as IDREO Instructors.

Take advantage of the DEF facebook page support to advertise your clases if you need and make sure you are organize before the class so you can focus on the training.

Remember is your job students are safe, have fun and learn is not important anything else.

00:25

DEF Instructor Playbooks are a clear Day to Day example of how to schedule,

organize and run a DEF Scuba Explorer Course.


We have a detailed description of each course provided by the DEF Scuba Explorer Program

04:14

As instructor you are going to need to reinforce academic topics for your students, so a strategy to deliver an efficient Academic Lectures Presentation is important to master.


First understand the necessary preparation needed and then learn the keypoints and what you Academic Lecture Presentations should contain to be organized, fluent and time efficient.


You can also use the Academic Lecture Presentation Planner Forms you can download in this course.

03:40

The Land Drill Presentations portion of Diver training is the oportunity to students to practice and ask questions about the In water Skills, however must still contain an organized and detail plan of execution.


Land Drills Presentations, presentation, demonstration and overall evaluating, need specific steps to deliver safe, efficient and successful sessions.


Take advantage of this lecture to understand the basics and steps needed for proper Land Drills Presentations.


A Land Drill Presentation planning form are available to plan safe, efficient and succesful sessions

04:48

The in water portion of Diver training is the most graphical and related to actual diving, however must still contain an organized and detail plan of execution.

In water Skills Teaching, presentation, demonstration and overall evaluating, need specific steps to deliver safe, efficient and successful sessions.

Take advantage of this lecture to understand the basics and steps needed for proper In water Skills teaching.

In Water Teaching planning form are available to plan safe, efficient and succesful sessions

00:26

Written Examination is a valuable tool to monitor students knowledge and preparation.


Students should bring the Written Examination answered and printed to the first day of training

00:26

You have a downloadable Scuba Explorer Exam and also a Downloadable Answer Key

Section 3: DEF Class Planning
Student Registration Form - Download
00:31
00:18

The Diver Medical Form awake awareness of participants fitness level required for safe scuba diving.

Also can assist Doctors perform checks need.

00:15

The Liability Release form makes student realize the risk of undertaking a dive course, but also could protect the Instructor and facility in case of an accident.

The Liability Release Form form does not cover Instructor for negligence or not following the Training agencie standards and procedures.

1 page

This is a useful tool to help you plan Academics presentations efficiently and complete. The example form contains the information you need to fill it and as well in the downloadable section of this lecture you can download a blank form to print it and fill out.

1 page

This is a useful tool to help you plan Land Drill presentations efficiently and complete. The example form contains the information you need to fill it and as well in the downloadable section of this lecture you can download a blank form to print it and fill out.

1 page

This is a useful tool to help you plan In water skills presentations efficiently and complete. The example form contains the information you need to fill it and as well in the downloadable section of this lecture you can download a blank form to print it and fill out.

Section 4: Scuba Explorer eBooks
10:37

In this lecture the DEF Scuba Explorer Playbook is disscused as an example in how to follow a DEF Instructor Playbook.

00:25

This is a printable eBook that must be brought to training.

Section 5: Rec Courses eBooks
01:20

In this lecture you can see the DEF Rec 1 Playbook with a detail example of day to day activities that assist you in organizing and planning succesful and efficient REC 1 course.

01:30

In this lecture you can see the DEF Rec 2 Playbook with a detail example of day to day activities that assist you in organizing and planning succesful and efficient REC 2 course.

Section 6: Independent Courses eBooks
1 page

In this lecture you can see the DEF Open Water Course Playbook with a detail example of day to day activities that assist you in organizing and planning succesful and efficient OW course.

1 page

In this lecture you can see the DEF Advanced Opent Water Playbook with a detail example of day to day activities that assist you in organizing and planning succesful and efficient AOW course.

1 page

In this lecture you can see the DEF Rescue Playbook with a detail example of day to day activities that assist you in organizing and planning succesful and efficient Rescue course.

Section 7: Specialty Courses eBooks
2 pages

Day to day schedule example of a DEF Nitrox course

3 pages

Day to Day example of a DEF Drysuit course.


3 pages

Day to Day example of a DEF Nitrox course.

3 pages

HeNitrox day to day schedule example to teach a HeNitrox course

Section 8: DEF Instructor Trainer eBooks
1 page

Day by day example of ITC schedule and content

1 page

Day to day Instructor Crossover Course (ICC) example schedule for DEF Instructor trainer

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