Top certifying PADI Instructors will be receiving their awards for issuing 50, 100, 150, 200 or more than 300 certifications in 2015. This award celebrates the achievements of PADI Instructors who issued 50, 100, 150, 200 or 300+ certifications during 2015.
The Elite Instructor Award distinguishes PADI professionals by highlighting their experience as PADI Members and gives them the means to promote their elite status to student divers, potential students, prospective employers and others. Elite Instructor Award recipients receive an acknowledgement letter and recognition certificate (both signed by PADI President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Drew Richardson), a decal to add to their instructor cards, and an e-badge they may use on emails, websites, blogs and social media pages. Elite award instructors may authorize PADI Dive Centers or Resorts with which they associate to display their Elite Instructor Award on the business’ digital site as well.
Check out the 2015 Global Elite Instructor Recipient List to see who earned an award for their 2015 certifications. Listed PADI Instructors can go to the “My Account” tab on this site to download their 2015 Elite Instructor e-badge, and should also be able to see their e-badge on their PADI Pro Chek results page.
Danny Dwyer, Vice President at PADI Asia Pacific, said “The Elite Instructor Award is a prestigious designation for PADI Instructors. Now these PADI Professionals can share their achievement with others by displaying their recognition decals and badges including on their instructor cards, websites and social media channels.”
Visit the PADI Elite Instructor information page to read about the 2016 program.