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If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water. 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.

Are you ready to join the ranks of the dedicated professionals who teach the world’s most progressive and popular scuba diver education programs? Then Go PROSM with an Instructor Development Course.

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.

Successfully completing just the AI course results in a PADI Assistant Instructor qualification. When an AI is ready to progress, attending an OWSI program allows entry into an IE to earn a full PADI Instructor rating.

Dive professionals who hold an instructor rating with another diver training organization may be eligible to enroll directly in the OWSI program. This recognizes prior instructor training and provides a path to become a PADI Instructor.

A PADI Divemaster who has been a certified diver for six months may enroll in the PADI Instructor Development Course. You also need:

You also need to be an Emergency First Response Instructor, but you can earn this rating during your instructor training.

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Materials Included:
Course Books and Instruction
Dive Leader certification; PADI Divemaster or leadership-level certification with a recognized recreational diver training organization who is either:
1. an instructor member in good standing, or
2. a diver with proof of certification in diver supervision and management including proof of rescue diving certification; 60 logged dives; documented experience in night diving, deep diving and underwater navigation.
3. 18 years old
4. Medical clearance attesting to dive fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months.
5. Certified diver for six months.
6. EFR Primary and Secondary Care course completion (or qualifying training) within the last 24 months.
7. If not a PADI Divemaster, complete the PADI Divemaster course diver rescue skills assessment. 7. Submit documentation of qualifying certifications for entry level, advanced, rescue and leadership level, as necessary.


$ 3,299.00
Tuition, IDC E-learning- Dive theory e-learning, IDC crew pack, all PADI fees. (ALL INCLUDED)
Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, Jan 18, 2020 at 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, Jan 25, 2020 at 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
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