PADI Instructor Development Course

Take your passion to the next level

The PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC), is the course that will teach you the skills to become a credible instructor and is a requirement for the PADI Instructor Examination.

What is covered on the course?
IDC Pass Rate
PADI E-learning & Exam preparation
Pool skill demonstrations & teaching
Open water demonstration & teaching
Classroom presentation delivery
Rescue practice
PADI syllabus & Instructor manual
What is the process?

Attend the 7 day IDC
Complete the 7 day training course

Pass a 2 day Instructor Examination
Receive a certificate of completion at the end of the IDC and attend a PADI Examination. 

Become a PADI Instructor!
After passing at the Instructor Examination… you will then become a certified PADI OWSI!

Prerequisites & age

To complete this course you must be 18 years old or above. You must be a qualified PADI Divemaster or equivalent.

2023 Course & assessment dates
22nd – 28th April
15th – 21st July
9th – 15th September
25th November – 1st December

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