Logo IL2The WOSD 'Instructor Level 2' course is designed to provide the instructor candidate with the knowledge and experience that are required to train divers for all the WOSD primary courses in a safe and responsible manner. A WOSD 'Instructor Level 2' can also conduct all WOSD speciality courses for which he or she is certified at WOSD instructor level, without supervision.
Because a WOSD 'Instructor Level 2' is directly responsible for his or her trainees and assistants, the demands for this course are high.

The WOSD "Instructor Level 2" course consists of the following sections:

Instructor Training Course (ITC):
During the ITC you will become proficient in the use of the WOSD D-Learning training system. The purpose is to further develop your didactical skills and also increase your ability to evaluate trainees. You will run various theoretical and practical sessions, under the guidance of a WOSD ‘Instructor Trainer’, who will evaluate and help you improve your abilities. The section will be rounded off by covering relevant legal issues and legislation as well as administrative tasks.

Instructor Examination (IE):
In order to ensure that a potential WOSD ‘Instructor Level 2’ has the required level of skills and knowledge, the final phase of a ‘WOSD ‘Instructor Level 2’ course is an examination. An independent WOSD ‘Instructor Examiner’ will evaluate the ‘WOSD ‘Instructor Level 2’ candidate on their ability to train a WOSD diver in a safe and professional manner.

Pre-requisites:
• Must have reached the age of majority that applies in any country where the Instructor will operate;
• Competent swimmer;
• Medical Statement approved by a physician (no more than one year old);
• Signed Certificate of Understanding;
• At least 120 logged dives (excluding training dives);
• Certified in the WOSD speciality 'Underwater Navigator' or equivalent;
• Certified in the WOSD speciality 'Night Diver' or equivalent;
• Certified in the WOSD speciality 'Multi-level Deep Diver' or equivalent;
• Certified in the WOSD speciality 'Equipment Specialist' or equivalent;
• Certified in the WOSD/DAN speciality 'Basic Life Support' or equivalent;
• Certified in the WOSD/DAN speciality 'Oxygen Provider' or equivalent;
• Certified in the WOSD speciality 'Rescue Diver' or equivalent;
• Certified WOSD 'Dive Leader' or equivalent.

Authorized to:
• Carry out non-decompression dives with Scuba equipment;
• Dive to a maximum depth of 40 metres;
• Train and certify trainees for all WOSD primary courses;
• Train and certify trainees for all WOSD recreational speciality courses for which he or she is authorised to train at WOSD Instructor Level;
• Train and certify trainees for all WOSD technical speciality courses for which he or she is authorised to train at WOSD Instructor Level;
• Train and certify trainees for all WOSD/DAN speciality courses for which he or she is authorised to train at DAN Instructor Level;
• Train and certify trainees for all IAHD speciality courses for which he or she is authorised to train at IAHD Instructor Level;
• Supervise a WOSD 'Instructor Level 1'.

Recognition:
This WOSD course is ISO 24802-2 certified. This means that this WOSD course meets the highest international standards for quality and safety.