Our PADI IDC Staff Instructor course is designed to provide PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers with the additional training necessary to staff PADI Instructor Development courses through a five star PADI dive centre and assist a Course Director with instructor - level training.
This course builds upon your experience and abilities as a dive educator while concentrating on developing, evaluation and counselling skills. Through independent study, classroom sessions and guided evaluation training you’ll learn to teach the PADI Assistant Instructor program and assist with PADI Instructor Development Courses.
As an Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff Instructor, you help bring up the next generation of PADI Instructors while gaining in-depth instructor-trainer knowledge. Becoming a PADI IDC Staff Instructor is a prerequisite for becoming a PADI Master Instructor.
IDC Staff Instructor Course Pre-Requisites
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer certification
Minimum age 18
What will I do?
You become a master of instructor-level dive theory, knowledge development teaching presentations and confined water teaching presentations.
You audit a complete IDC as a staff member rather than as a student.
What You Can Teach
In addition to all the courses you can teach as a PADI Instructor can also:
Teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses.
Assist PADI Course Directors in conducting the PADI Instructor Development Course.
Assist PADI Course Directors in conducting instructor-level continuing education.
The IDC Staff Instructor course can be completed over 3 days.
Scuba Equipment Requirements
You will need to supply your own full set of scuba equipment that is in good condition and within the manufacturers service guidelines. Equipment must include:
Regulator, Alternate Air Source, SPG, Depth Gauge, Timing Device, BCD, Exposure Suit, Weight System, two Signalling Devices (Whistle / SMB's etc), Dive Compass and Dive Knife.
PADI Master Instructor, one of the elite dive educators – PADI Master Instructors embody the true dive professional, having demonstrated a thorough understanding of the PADI System of diver education, and put it into practice by training 150 or more PADI Divers.
They are dive industry leaders who help to shape the development of future dive courses.
How much does it cost?
IDC Staff Instructor course costs £400
Plus Required Training Materials
You will need the PADI Course Director manual and the associated PADI slates etc to assist you when involved in IDC courses.
Tuition, Pool Fees, Cylinder Rental and Air Fills.
Discounts are available on any required equipment purchases made during your enrolment on the course.