This program introduces and trains candidates in the F.I.I. teaching methods, standards and procedures, and course operations utilizing the F.I.I. Instructor manual, teaching scripts and FII Educational System as a tool.
This is FII entry-level professional certification allowing assistant instructors to co-teach with fully certified FII instructors and independently supervise or guide already certified freedivers.
Attaining FII Assistant Instructor certification is a prerequisite to entering the FII Instructor Program.
FII Standards and Procedures
FII Quality Assurance Program
Fundamentals of the FII education system and teachings
Supervision and control of freedivers
Confined water and open-water watermanship
Practical instructing and evaluation
4-day course. Minimum 12 hours academics, 4 hours open water, and 6 hours confined water training.
FII Advanced Freediving Safety, CPR, First Aid, and Oxygen Provider certifications
Minimum 18 years or older
Freediving specific equipment: wetsuit, mask, snorkel, freediving fins, rubber weight belt, weights, freediving computer, waterproof writing slate.
FII Instructor Manual and Teaching Scripts