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Assistant Instructor

Assistant Instructor

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 and teaching scripts.


It is mandatory for all instructor candidates to attain this one-time certification. After passing this course, assistant instructors are qualified to coteach with fully certified FII instructors and independently supervise or guide FII certified freedivers.


Course Syllabus

  • FII standards and procedures
  • Fundamentals of the FII education system and teachings
  • Supervision and control of freedivers
  • Risk management
  • Confined water and open-water watermanship
  • Practical instructing and evaluation


Course Duration:
4-day course. Minimum 12 hours academics, 4 hours open water and 6 hours confined water training.

FII Advanced Freediving Safety certification

Age Requirement:
Minumum 18 years or older

Freediving specific equipment: wetsuit, mask, snorkel, freediving fins, rubber weight belt, weights, freediving computer, waterproof writing slate.

Learning Materials:
FII Instructor Manual and Teaching Scripts


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