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£27/h
1st lesson free!
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Lessons offered by Simon
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Scuba diving
Levels
  • All Levels

PADI Learn to Scuba Dive IDC Staff Instructor (Southampton) 20 years experience

Methodology

Slowly and safety comes first Learning to Dive comes later, the difference between a good safe dive and those that look for short cuts, end up making bad mistakes.

Experience

I have been a Diving Instructor for many years, I have worked in New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, also the Philippines. My qualifications I have listed below.

Specialities Instructor
UNDERWATER NAVIGATION, NIGHT DIVE, DEEP DIVE, BOAT DIVE, DRIFT DIVE, DRY SUIT DIVE, MULTILEVEL DIVE, SEARCH AND RECOVERY DIVE, UNDERWATER NATURALIST, UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY/film/digital, WRECK DIVE, PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY, UNDERWATER VIDEOGRAPHY, AWARE - Fish Identification Dive, FALL FACE MASK & COMMUNICATIONS, EFR/ADULT/CHILD/BABY,OXYGEN PROVIDER.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £27/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £24
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £20

Details

Depend on where I need to travel to and the times

Lessons offered by Simon
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Scuba diving
Levels
  • All Levels

Simon's CV

Personal Profile
A highly experienced PADI IDCS Instructor who has excellent communication skills and is experienced working with students from a variety of backgrounds, including students with special educational needs. A valued team player with a strong commitment to customer service and whose calm and fair manner inspires confidence and progression in others. A self-motivated person who has received much positive feedback for high standards of work and team spirit.

Key Skills & Achievements
• Proven management & leadership skills
• Strong commitment to customer service
• Experienced helping students with SEN’s, disabilities or from criminal backgrounds
• Able to inspire confidence and personal growth in others
• Experienced in issue resolution, applying effective and quick decision-making skills to resolve issues in a timely and appropriate manner
• PADI IDC Staff Instructor
• 2005 NZPEP Tutor of the Year New Zealand Award

Diving Specialties

• Underwater Navigation
• Night Dive, Deep Dive, Boat Dive
• Search and Recovery Dive
• Dry Suit Dive, Wreck Dive
• Underwater Naturalist
• Underwater Photography/Film/Digital
• Peak Performance Buoyancy
• AWARE – Fish Identification Dive
• Fall Face Mask & Communications
• Emergency First Aid (Adult/Child/Baby)
• Oxygen Provider


Work Experience
2009-2016 Owner/Director Dive HQ Resort & Dive Centre (Malaysia)
Duties included;
• Responsible for the day to day running of the resort/dive centre
• Managed 7 staff members and ensured they received proper training
• Ensuring ordering and replenishment of stock in the dive shop/convenience store and restaurant
• Providing customer service and ensuring all guest requirements and needs were attended to
• Looking after the upkeep of all scuba equipment, boats and jet skis
• Responsible for Scuba training for open water courses/diver master/AI
• Teaching swimming to babies/children and adults
• Emergency First Aider and responsible for Health & Safety

2008-2009 Senior Manager Clendon Manurewa, Family Support 14-17 years old
Duties included;
• Running the classrooms and ensuring students met their coursework deadlines
• Liaising and interviewing students and their parents
• Looking after the student’s safety and dealing with aggressive students Male & Female
• Helping students with special educational needs including dyslexia


2007-2009 PADI Scuba Instructor Dive HQ New Lynn
Duties included;
• Working part-time at the weekends instructing individuals to scuba dive
• Using strong leadership and communication skills to ensure student safety/understanding
2005-2008 Director/Senior Trainer Ames On-Site Ltd
Duties included;
• Responsible for the running of the site and training of staff
• Ensuring high standards of customer service
• Looking after stock control on and off the site
• End of day reconciliation of company accounts and banking
• Bringing in and generating new business and marketing the company
• Looking after company security and systems
2003-2005 Senior Manager Ames Research & Training Centre Ltd
Duties included;
• Responsible for training of students and new staff members
• Leading and managing a team of staff members
• Looking after customers and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction
• Looking after the well-being of students and being mindful of equality & diversity
• Arranging extra support for students with learning difficulties

Previous employment history available on request

Education and Training
Microsoft Accredited
A+ Network+ Certified Service Technician
City & Guilds, Level 1
Information Technology - Word processing, Databases and Spreadsheets
University of Cambridge, Advance Diploma
Data Management, System Management, Advanced Spreadsheets, Relationship Databases, Graphics.
University of Cambridge
CID in ICT, Adult Teacher Training Course
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Level 4 National Certificate in Adult Education and Training
Level 3 National Certificate in Retail
Level 6 Moderate Assessment – Education/Generic Education unit standards
Level 5 Manage risk for an outdoor activity
Level 5 Facilitate adventure-based learning activities for personal and social development of participants

Full details of training and qualifications are available on request

Ex-Military (1st Battalion Royal Green Jackets 9 year service)

Hobbies and Interests
Chess, Drawing, Scuba Diving, Watching Movies.

Professional and personal references available on request

Standards Achieved
You are able to view and print a selection of results by clicking the tick box next to the standard.
Adult Education and Training
Level 4 7091Facilitate adult learning in New Zealand's cultural environment 4 E 1 September 2006
7096 Deliver learning presentations to adult learners 8 E 1 September 2006
18203 Verify evidence for assessments 3 E 1September 2006
Level 6 11551 Moderate Assessment – Education/Generic Education unit standards 8 E 1 September 2006
7115 Create and maintain a positive learning environment for adult learner groups 4 E 1 September 2006
19444 Deliver group training sessions to adults 8 E 1 September 2006
Communication Skills
Level 3 9705 Give and receive feedback 3 E 1 September 2006
1312 Give oral instructions in the workplace 3 E 22 August 2006
9706 Recognise and apply non-verbal communications 4 E 22 August 2006
11097 Listen to gain information in an interactive situation 3 E 22 August 2006
Core Generic
Level 3 1980 Identify, from an employee perspective, ways of dealing with employment relationship problems 2 E 1 August 2006
4251 Manage own career development 2 E 1 August 2006
Level 2 4252 Produce a targeted resume 2 E 7 January 2007
1979 Describe the employment relationship and the application of employment law to that relationship 3 E 1 August 2006 Level 1 504 Produce a CV (curriculum vitae) 2 E 7 January 2007
Diving
Level 6 8293 Instruct clients in diving off the shore 3 E 7 January 2007
8283 Instruct search and recovery diving courses 2 E 7 January 2007
8285 Instruct altitude diving courses 2 E 7 January 2007
8286 Instruct wreck diving courses 2 E 7 January 2007
8290 Instruct marine species identification diving courses 2 E 7 January 2007
8291 Instruct hunting and collecting diving courses 2 E 7 January 2007
8294 Instruct oxygen (O2) administration courses for divers 2 E 7 January 2007
8270 Instruct specialist dive courses 2 E 7 December 2006 8274 Instruct recreational divers in open water 10 E 7 December 2006
8275 Instruct rescue diving courses 2 E 7 December 2006
8276 Instruct clients to supervise and control dive operations 2 E 7 December 2006
8277 Instruct underwater navigation for recreational divers 2 E 7 December 2006
8279 Instruct night dives 2 E 7 December 2006
8288 Instruct deep diving courses with mix gases 2 E 7 December 2006
8292 Instruct diving off boats 2 E 7 December 2006
8296 Instruct snorkel diving 2 E 1 September 2006
Level 7 8589 Supervise self-contained underwater diving apprentice 5 E 7September2006
Level 5 8273 Supervise and control dive operations 6 E 1 September 2006
4407 Complete Hydrostatic Tests of Scuba Cylinders 1 E 1
September2006
8602 Collect Scientific Date while on extended range dives on self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (SUBA) 4 E 1
September 2007
Level 4 4387 Perform diver rescues 3 E 7 January 2007
4421 Use a chamber for recompression treatment for divers 4 E
7 January 2007
4406 Conduct Visual inspections of scuba cylinders 1 7 January 2007
4398 Complete deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres 2 E 7 January 2007
4405 Fill dive cylinders Air/Nitrox 1 E 1 September
2006
4404 Manage a small dive boat –Community & Social 1 E 1 September 2006
Level 3 4384 Scuba dive and perform rescues in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres 7 E 7 January 2007
4385 Navigate prescribed routes underwater 1 E 7 January 2007
4388 Complete night dives 1 E 7 January 2007
4393 Complete underwater search and recovery dives 2 E 7 January 2007
Generic Education and Training
Level 4 4098 Use standards to assess candidate performance 5 E 1 September 2006
11281 Prepare candidates for assessment 3 E 1 September 2006
Outdoor Recreation
Level 5 451 Manage risk for an outdoor activity 4 E 7 January 2007
17153 Facilitate adventure-based learning activities for personal and social development of participants 15 E 7 January 2007
Level 3 468 Assist in the facilitation of adventure-based learning activities for the development of participants 7 E 7 January 2007
20160 Demonstrate knowledge of weather processes and their effects on outdoor recreation in New Zealand 2 E 7 January 2007
Level 2 20159 Access and compare weather information for outdoor recreation 1 E 7 January 2007
Retail, Distribution, and Sales
Level 3 11817 Serve customers face to face in a wide range of contexts 4 E 21 August 2006
11939 Respond to customers' complaints by telephone in a retail or distribution environment 3 E 21 August 2006
11940 Respond to customers' complaints face to face in a retail or distribution environment 4 E 21 August 2006
Level 2 405 Demonstrate knowledge of consumerism 3 E 1 September 2006
11974 Participate in a team in a retail or distribution environment 4 E 15 August 2006
12008 Sell goods and/or services in a retail or distribution environment 6 E 15 August 2006
11958 Demonstrate knowledge of stock control procedures in a retail or distribution environment 4 E 14 August 2006
11968 Maintain and integrate knowledge of legislation applicable to the sale of goods and services 4 E 14 August 2006
11970 Demonstrate knowledge of loss prevention techniques in a retail or distribution environment 3 E 14 August 2006
Service Sector Skills
Level 3 11818 Enhance work practices by the application of product and/or service knowledge 4 E 31 August 2006
11815 Answer customer enquiries on the telephone in a wide range of contexts 4 E 21 August 2006
11816 Answer customer enquiries by mail, facsimile, and/or e-mail in a wide range of contexts 4 E 21 August 2006
376 Employ customer service techniques for differing customer behaviours in a given situation 2 E 7 August 2006
378 Provide customer service for international visitors 3 E 7 August 2006

Some standards can be achieved with merit or excellence
Key: Achieved with Merit - M, Achieved with Excellence - E

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