Whats better PADI or NAUI?
If you are a more practical, hands-on kind of diver, then NAUI would be better, but if you would love to dive your way around the world, PADI is perfect. Either way, you will come out the other end as a certified and safe diver.
Do dive instructors make good money?
Dive instructor salaries in the USA average around $36,000, and can be as high as $100,000.
How much should I tip my dive instructor?
A rough guideline for tipping scuba instructors for courses is 10-20% of the cost of the course, but as before, you should tailor this to the experience you feel you’re given.
How deep can you dive with Nitrox?
However, when diving on nitrox, the potential for oxygen toxicity lurks well within the depth range of recreational diving: the maximum depth on 32 percent nitrox is 121 feet; on 36 percent nitrox, it’s just over 100 feet. Many divers regularly cruise at these depths and even deeper without giving it a second thought.
Should you tip a dive instructor?
As diving is a service industry, it is customary to tip your instructor, guide, and/or crew. Some operators will even have a tip jar in the shop or on the boat. However, it is not mandatory to tip. If you received poor service or weren’t happy with the service or trip, don’t feel obligated to tip.
How do I become a NAUI instructor?
Prerequisites For Entering The Course A minimum of 60 logged open water scuba dives with a minimum of 30 hours bottom time. Dives shall be varied in environment, depth, and activities. Instructor candidates must pass the NAUI Instructor Prequalification Examination prior to the start of the ITC.
What is the NAUI instructor training course?
If you are someone who seeks even more adventure and specialization, NAUI provides pathways to gaining Public Safety Diver, Technical and Freediving Instructor ratings. The NAUI Instructor Training Course (ITC) is designed to train and qualify NAUI Instructor member applicants.
Who can join NAUI Green Divers?
Whether at home or on vacation, locate a NAUI dive center or professional near you. NAUI Green Divers believe that we can make a difference in our communities to actively preserve, protect and conserve our underwater world. Anyone, anywhere in the world can join!
What is involved in participating in the NAUI program?
Participants are given knowledge, water skill and other performance evaluations, critiques and counseling to ensure they are aware of their state of preparedness for NAUI membership and continued leadership training.