We have created a course that prepares students for Professional Association of Diving Instructor (PADI) membership and certification. This 1040-hour course will take students from an Open Water Diver to a PADI Certified Scuba Instructor, as well as a PADI Specialty Instructor, Handicapped Scuba Association Instructor, and Emergency First Responder Instructor. This program is designed for anyone who loves the water and has a desire to share their love of water and SCUBA diving Open Water Scuba Instructor. Program Cost: $21,594.30. Additional fees for PADI application, membership and certification will be required. These fees are the responsibility of the student and will be paid directly to PADI or the certifying agency. For VA funding, payments, and enrollment questions call MiraCosta College Community Education & Workforce Development at TCI: (760)795-6820.