Wave 3 Instructor Requirements

To apply to be a Molchanovs Wave 3 Instructor, you will need:

  1. An active Wave 2 Instructor (or equivalent from other agencies) certification
  2. Have at least 1 year of teaching experience as a Wave 2 Instructor (or equivalent from other agencies)
  3. Minimum of 50 certifications (of which a minimum of 10 Wave 1 and 10 Wave 2). Certifications from other agencies will count as 50%, meaning you will require a minimum of 100 certifications.
  4. A record of leading at least 20 Base Sessions (Molchanovs Wave 2 Instructors only)
  • 50m CWTB & FIM
  • 35m CNF
  • 30m rescue + 50m suface tow
  • 100m pool DYN
  • 75m DNF
  • 4.30 min STA
  • 20m Stand-by rescue (minimum 60s)

Please note that these are minimum performance requirements and the expectation is that candidates should be able to meet those standards reasonably comfortably and with good form.