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IDC, Instructor Development Course
The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is a 10-day training program, which teaches you how to instruct recreational scuba diving.

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During the IDC you will use the latest teaching techniques, the complete system of PADI support materials, and will be continuously assessed on your teaching and presentation skills.

You will be required to give additional teaching presentations beyond that of the usual IDC Program. This gives you an added advantage not only during the final Instructor Examination (IE), but also prepare you for your future career as a diving professional.

Upon successful completion you will be awarded an IDC completion form, which is your passport to the IE.

PRE-REQUISITES AND REQUIRED TRAINING MATERIALS:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a renewed PADI Divemaster or Assistant Instructor
  • Be certified in CPR within the last 24 months
  • Be a certified diver for at least 6 months
  • Have 60 logged dives

Sample Schedule:

Day 1 to Day 6 : Start IDC Part 1 :Assistant Instructor Course (view schedule by clicking here.)

Day 7: Start OWSI IDC PART 2
Dive Industry & Business Principles for the dive instructor
General Standards and Procedures
LUNCH
Divemaster Exams and Academic Presentation #2 (remedial training for Divemaster Theory)

Day 8: Confined Water Presentation #2 & #3
LUNCH
PADI Scuba Diver and PADI Open water course + Standards Exam (remedial training: Question & Answer Sessions)

Day 9: Academic Presentation #3
LUNCH
Continuing Education, Adaptive Teaching (Teaching Children), Legal Responsibility and Risk Management
(remedial training)

Day 10: Open Water Presentation #3 and #4
LUNCH
Adventures in Diving and Specialty Diver Course
(remedial training)

Day 11: Academic Presentation #4
LUNCH
Rescue Diver Course & Divemaster Course

Day 12: 10 am to 4 pm EFR Instructor Course

Day 13: Confined Water Presentation #4 & #5 plus skill practice and Rescue Skill ex #7.
LUNCH
Divemaster and Standards Exam

Day 14: Open Water Presentation #5 & #6 (combination of o/w and Con-ed)
LUNCH
Make up exams (Dm and Standards) self study time

You are now ready for the IE - Instructor Examination

PADI Instructor Examination : IE

Day 15 to 17

Day 1 : Orientation plus DM and Standard Exams
Day 2 : Academic (Classroom) and Open Water (Boat) Presentations/Rescue Skill #7 Evaluation
Day 3 : Confined Water (Pool) Presentation plus Skill Evaluation (5 skills)

Courses Available in all Languages
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Confined Pool Session for IDC Presentations

Evaluation of Confined Presentations

Course Price: 39,900 Baht

(includes EFR Instructor Rating and O2 Provider Instructor Course)

PADI Materials:

Paper/Digital Version IDC Crew Pack 15,500 Baht
EFR Instructor Materials 3,500 Baht

Price will vary depending in what language materials are requested.
(Lunch is included)

PADI Application and IE Fees

IDC Application: $212.00 AUD
EFRI Application: $144.00 AUD
Complete IE Fee: $760.00 AUD
O2 Provider Specialty Instructor Application Fee: $83.00 AUD

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