In the Assistant Instructor course you will continue to develop as a dive professional and make you confident to start your IDC course afterwards.
As a PADI Assistant Instructor you are allowed to teach a few of the PADI certification courses on your own and also be a very valuable assistant to other instructors.
The course can be completed in just 3 to 4 days and consists mostly of theory but be sure that your instructor will also take you for a dive or two to cool down and to apply the knowledge learned during the course.
Requirements: Being a responsible person always applying safe diving practices and caring for the environment, certified as PADI Dive Master (or equivalent with another training agency such as NDL, SSI etc. and at least 18 years old.