SCUBA EMPORIUM is proud to announce a new industry-leading course:Resort Training Course (RTC). Designed by PADI Course Director Patrick Hammer, this course will provide you with the knowledge to work and assist in the management of a resort dive center. If your career goal is working and living in a dive paradise, this program can help you achieve your goal.
Created for PADI Dive Instructors, the program will be conducted for 7-10 days at SCUBA EMPORIUM in Illinois. It will give you the background knowledge to be an effective and marketable instructor and employee at a resort. In addition to the twelve (12) PADI Specialty Instructor classes and three (3) DAN Instructor courses, the program includes training in Compressor Repair and Maintenance, Pool Maintenance, Sales Training, Boat Maintenance & Handling and both Dive Center and Resort Center Management skills. In addition, the course will cover sales training, marketing, store layout, display creation, use of P.O.P. (Point of Purchase) programs, equipment repair, gas blending, hydrostatic testing and more. Training classes will also include how to conduct DSD programs, leading dive tours, guiding night dives and more.
SCUBA EMPORIUM is a nationally-known PADI CDC (Career Development Center), the only one in the Midwest, and Illinois' first PADI Five-Star IDC with over three decades experience teaching instructors. Patrick Hammer, owner of SCUBA EMPORIUM, has been a Course Director since 1975. At one time he owned six (6) dive centers. He has been training instructors in and for the Caribbean for twenty years.
For your convenience, SCUBA EMPORIUM is proud to have Platinum Course Director Patrick Hammer and a knowledgeable staff. We offer training whenever you have the time.