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40 PADI Instructor certifications issued in Phoenix, AZ

(DiverWire) The Academy of Scuba announced today the successful graduation of its March 2013 Instructor Candidate Class.  The School of Professional Development at the Academy of Scuba issued over 40 professional instructor certifications including Open Water Scuba Instructors, Emergency First Response Instructors, IDC Staff Instructors, and over 30 different instructor specialties ranging from Kayak Diving to Underwater Navigation.  Led by PADI Pro Platinum Course Director, Patrick Hammer, Academy of Scuba in Phoenix Arizona, is quickly becoming a hub for instructor level training and development.

Follow your dreams or expand your skills. No one in the valley can offer you as much as this team when it comes to PADI Instructor training. Patrick, a PADI Platinum Course Director has been conducting quality education since he became a Course Director back in 1975. Teaming up with Academy of Scuba, one of the fastest growing PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers in Phoenix, with two locations both with indoor heated pools and full service dive centers, allows everyone to share in Hammer’s experience.

Whether you are looking for a part time career, full time employment, or planning your dream retirement, this is a great opportunity for you to expand your skills and become a PADI Assistant Instructor, Instructor, or learn to teach PADI Specialties with one of the most experienced and exciting Course Directors in the industry today.

Are you looking to broaden your horizons as a PADI Dive Professional? Interested candidates should contact the Academy of Scuba and discuss program options, pricing, and required materials.  Discount Programs, No Interest Financing, and Veterans Benefits may be available.  If you would like to tour either of our PADI Five Star IDC Facilities in the Phoenix area, please contact or 602.995.5926 to set up an appointment with one of our Go Pro team members. 

Please be aware, Patrick Hammer’s Instructor Development Courses fill up fast.  Reserve your spot early to ensure being trained by one of the industry’s top instructor trainers!

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