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Ready to become a
padi mermaid instructor?

The PADI Mermaid Instructor course is for qualified individuals who are looking to teach the PADI Mermaid Program at a dive center or start their own mermaid business. This program will prepare you to become a PADI Pro, with PADI Standard guidelines, course curriculum, marketing, gear and many other tools to ensure success teaching the PADI Mermaid courses. Taught by PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer, Elle Jimenez (Mermaid Elle).

PADI Mermaid Instructor Prerequisites:

-18 years old

-Certified PADI Advanced Mermaid or proof of mermaid diving experience with 15 mermaid diving

sessions including 3 or more open water mermaid sessions

-EFR (Emergency First Response) or qualifying certification within the last 24 months

-Current medical form or statement signed by a physician within the previous 12 months


Training Requirements: 

-Complete PADI Mermaid Instructor Course with a PADI Mermaid Instructor Trainer (Elle)

-Pass the Mermaid Instructor Exam with a score of at least 75 percent.



PADI Mermaid Instructor $1500 

*must meet all requirements and prerequisites above

Classroom and confined water 2-3 Days 



PADI Mermaid Instructor Bundle $2350

New to the PADI Mermaid Program and want to become a PADI Mermaid Instructor?

Let us take you through a fin-tastic week of PADI Education and make your dream come true.

Go from zero to mermaid hero in 5 days!

Includes PADI Mermaid + PADI Advanced Mermaid + Mermaid Instructor + EFR Certification 

Classroom, confined water and open water. (eLearning included + extra fees e.g. pool rental, boat, etc. )

*Special price for PADI Dive Centers, inquire below. 

*Don't have your EFR Certification? You can add it to your PADI Mermaid Instructor session. 

*Extra fees may apply for the PADI Mermaid Instructor Application

"Being a PADI Mermaid Instructor for me is a dream come true. I get to make new mermaids and ocean lovers and provide them with a transformational experience. It's such a huge part of my business as well!

Let's make more PADI Mermaids!"

-Elle Jimenez (Mermaid Elle)

become a PAdi Mermaid Instructor 

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This course may add 2-3 days to the dates below. Our PADI Mermaid Instructor courses are usually Saturday thru Wednesday during these sessions depending on qualifications.

For Dive Centers:

Looking to add the PADI Mermaid Program to your center and certify your staff as PADI Mermaid Instructors? Please contact us at to create your own PADI Mermaid Instructor session. 

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