Get ready to take a giant leap in your Dive Career with the IDC Staff Instructor course! It's your chance to step into the shoes of the mentor you once admired. As an IDC Staff Instructor, you'll gain exclusive insights into scuba diving and train new PADI Instructors at a Course Director level. You'll team up with our experienced PADI Course Director and dive together into the IDC. It's a game-changer, teaching you how to evaluate and guide new PADI Instructors, paving the way for you to become a Master Instructor or PADI Course Director yourself one day.

The IDC Staff Instructor course is a significant milestone in your diving career, perhaps more so than ever before. It’s a chance to step into the shoes of the instructors you once admired. Those aspirations of becoming a dive professional and immersing yourself in the industry you love can finally materialize after completing this course.

As an IDC Staff Instructor, you’ll dive deep into scuba diving knowledge and learn how to train new PADI Instructors at a Course Director level. You’ll work alongside our PADI Course Director and Master Instructor during a typical IDC, getting hands-on experience. They’ll teach you how to lead candidate counseling sessions, elevate teaching techniques both above and below the water, and become a dive mentor. Basically, you’ll have the chance to coach the next wave of dive educators during the PADI IDC.

What’s in it for you as a Dive Instructor aiming to become an IDC Staff Instructor?

You’ll receive the latest dive knowledge and teaching techniques from our esteemed Course Director and Pro team, who have been recognized with PADI Awards. This not only enhances your diving theory and PADI standards knowledge but also makes you a better Dive Instructor, guaranteed. Moreover, obtaining this qualification is highly regarded within the dive industry, paving the way for advancement in your dive career toward senior instructor and managerial roles. The IDC Staff Instructor course is a game-changer, giving you significant recognition in your diving career and paving the way for potentially becoming a PADI Course Director in the future.

What do you learn throughout the IDC Staff Instructor course?

  • We begin by assessing your dive instructor knowledge and skills, covering dive theory, classroom presentation abilities, and teaching skills in confined water and open water settings.
  • You’ll audit a complete IDC program. Check out our IDC schedule here 
  • You’ll learn to organize and set up the Assistant Instructor course.
  • You’ll go deeper into the physiology of evaluation and counseling.
  • You’ll practice evaluating IDC candidate presentations.

What PADI materials do you need?

You’ll receive your very own PADI IDC Staff Instructor Digital crew pack. This pack isn’t just any crew pack—it’s the ultimate one. It contains all the essential ‘secret information’ for various PADI programs, including the PADI Course Director manual and evaluation slates. Here’s the cool thing: while the materials aren’t exactly cheap, your slates and CD manual are incredibly valuable. They’re your ‘golden materials’, especially since you’ll keep using them even after you become a Course Director.

The price of the digital crew pack is 10 million IDR.

In addition to the crew pack, you’ll also need dive instructor cue cards, PADI manuals, the PADI Guide to Teach, and the most recent update of the PADI Instructor manual. Luckily, you have this already from previous courses. If that is not the case, just let us know and we get you sorted.

What is the price for the IDC Staff Instructor Course?

The cost for the IDC Staff Instructor Course is 10 million IDR. This fee covers the entire course, including complimentary lunches and unlimited snacks and drinks throughout the duration of the IDC. So, you’ll not only get comprehensive training but also enjoy some delicious treats along the way, all included in the course fee.

Together your investment to become an IDC Staff Instructor is 20 million IDR.

The PADI application fee for the IDC Staff Instructor course is 214AUD.

The Opportunities you have as a PADI IDC Staff Instructor:

  • Independently teach and certify PADI Assistant Instructors
  • Conduct IDC training segments independently, with the Course Director available for consultation if needed
  • Evaluate, provide counseling, and offer remedial training for instructor candidates during IDCs
  • Assist with IDCs and other instructor-level continuing education courses, contributing your expertise and support to enhance the learning experience for all participants.
  • You'll play a pivotal role in fostering the growth and development of new Dive Professionals, guiding them along their journey with your confidence and expertise.

The things you need to be before you can start with the IDC Staff Instructor course:

  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • EFR Instructor
  • Be a PADI role model

Course Schedule2024

Course Schedule2024

Discover the 2024 Dive Instructor Course dates with us at Scuba Center Asia in Nusa Lembongan