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PADI Instructor Development Course IDC (AI + OWSI)


PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors and PADI Assistant Instructors are the most sought-after dive professionals around the world because they’ve completed the program that sets the standard for training dive professionals. You earn a PADI Instructor rating through hard work and commitment, but you’re rewarded with a job that lets you share incredible underwater adventures with others – transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours.

Choosing the right place to start your career can mean the difference between just being a qualified dive professional and being an employed dive professional. Our combination of International Course Director and experienced IDC Staff will ensure that you have personalized attention and the most up to date knowledge and resources available. Throughout your period of training, our staff will provide you with all the support that you need to fulfill all your goals. We have many contacts with dive operators in Asia and with our job placement service we can help you to get you started on the right track.

The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is made up of two parts – the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Most dive professionals complete the entire IDC and go on to attend an Instructor Examination (IE), which is the final step to earn a PADI Instructor certification.

Our IDC program is conducted over 12-14 days to give you more opportunity to process the information and feel comfortable in your diving skills. It introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator.

We are so confident of the quality of our training and 100% pass rate for the Instructor Exam that if for some reason you should not pass the Instructor Exam after our IDC, we will provide a second IDC for free.

The Scuba Gear You Use

  • All standard diving gear is included in the price though we recommend you purchase mask, fins, snorkel and dive computer as a minimum
  • It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills and you will also find it easier to gain employment. As we are ScubaPro and Saekodive dealers, we can give you great discounts on dive equipment