Enrol on our PADI IDC Staff Instructor course and join the elite.....
If you're serious about professional scuba instruction, and want to be more than an instructor (perhaps work in PADI Instructor Development Centers/Career Development Centers, own your own PADI dive center/resort, or progress to becoming a PADI Course Director yourself), then the Staff Instructor course is the next logical step for you as a PADI Instructor. PADI IDC Staff Instructors are PADI Instructors moving towards instructor-level training or teaching the Instructor Development Course (IDC). IDC Staff Instructors can independently train and certify PADI Assistant Instructors as well as help train PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors.
What can I do as a PADI IDC Staff Instructor?
Teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses
Help PADI Course Directors conduct the PADI Instructor Development Course
Help PADI Course Directors conduct instructor -level continuing education
What do I need to start?
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer certification
18 years old
What will I do?
Master instructor-level dive theory, complete knowledge development teaching presentations and confined water teaching presentations
Audit a complete IDC
How long will it take?
Two course days plus a complete IDC audit
What materials are needed?
PADI Course Director Manual
Confined Water Presentation Evaluation Slate
Open Water Presentation Evaluation Slate
All IDC required materials
Only PADI IDC Staff Instructors are qualified to teach Assistant Instructor courses independently, thereby enhancing your employment prospects, earnings potential and standing within the dive community. Another benefit of becoming an IDC Staff Instructor is that you can assist or conduct Instructor Development Courses (IDC’s) under the supervision of our Instructor Development team.
As a PADI MSDT you can enroll direct onto the PADI IDC Staff Instructor course and here are a breakdown of the costs involved;
PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course costs $650 (2 weeks)
Professional reef fees $25
PADI IDC evaluation slates $90
PADI Course Director manual $204
PADI application fee $95
Build upon your foundation as a PADI MSDT Instructor and join the Instructor Development (ID) process by taking this course. If you want a future in diving and love this profession, then this course will really benefit your career as a dive professional. By auditing an entire IDC from a staff perspective, you’ll learn how to evaluate candidate presentations, give effective critiques, conduct the ‘Assistant Instructor’ course and present curriculum from the PADI IDC. The IDC Staff Instructor course is the 1st important step to becoming a PADI Course Director. We encourage all Instructors who have completed this program with us to gain further experience by assisting on future IDC’s at the Utila Dive Centre. The IDC Staff Instructor course is the 1st important step to becoming a PADI Course Director.
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