The SDI Non-Diving Specialty Instructor course is designed to teach members of the scuba diving industry such as: store owners, service technicians, etc the knowledge to function as an independent instructor for the non-diving specialties listed below:
- Visual Inspection Procedures
- SDI Snorkeling
Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may teach the appropriate SDI Non-diving specialty. Instructor candidates may be certified to teach multiple specialties at once.
Graduates of the SDI Non-Diving Specialty Instructor Course may upgrade to other non-diving specialties without completing the full course again; all prerequisites, skill performance, and graduation requirements for any additional specialty must be met and it must be conducted by a qualified Instructor Trainer or IT Staff Instructor.