The PADI IDC takes 6 days plus an extra day for the EFR Instructor course. You will also need to complete the online theory in advance, this is included in the price and we’ll send you all the relevant details once you enrol. The PADI IDC is the full Instructor course and includes the Assistant Instructor (AI) qualification. There is a mixture of classroom, confined water and open water work but the focus is on you getting practical training and our 2 Course Directors will be there guiding you every step of the way. So get ready to start teaching, this course gets you on the road to being a fully qualified SCUBA Instructor. On successful completion of this course you will then be qualified to attend the final PADI Instructor Examination (IE).
Over the 6 days, our IDC teaches you to conduct all PADI core courses. You’ll be able to organise and present information, conduct skill development sessions and control open water dives. Basically, you become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills while watching out for student diver safety. Key topics include:
- PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops
- Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
- Risk Management and Diver Safety
- The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor
- Marketing Diving and Sales Counselling