MiraCosta College Community Education and Workforce Development is with The Scuba Center make available a GI Bill ® funded Professional Scuba Diving Instructor Program. We have created a 489-hour course that prepares students for Professional Association of Diving Instructor (PADI) membership and certification.
The program includes the following courses:
- Open Water
- Advanced Open Water
- Emergency First Response
- Rescue Diver
- Dive Master
- Assistant Instructor
- Emergency First Response Instructor
- Cylinder Inspector & Technician
- HAS Instructor
- Open Water SCUBA Instructor & MSDT Prep
This program is self-paced. To receive certificates, students must complete all classes and dives.
Start Dates: Ongoing
Program Cost: $14,515
Additional fees for PADI application, membership and certification will be required. These fees are the responsibility of the student and will be paid directly to PADI or the certifying agency.
For VA funding, payments, and enrollment questions call MiraCosta College Community Education & Workforce Development at TCI: (760)795-6820
For Scuba Program and general scuba questions call Instructor, Philip Rexinger at (951) 506-0252