- The Instructors Instructor -
IDC Staff Instructor are the helping hand to Course Directors during the IDC process, counselling candidates, helping with preparation and assisting in marking and developing instructor candidates throughout their experience. The can also conduct the Assistant Instructor certification completely independently when certified.
What are the prerequisites to start my PADI IDCS Instructor course?
- Master Scuba Diver Trainer.
- Emergency First Response Instructor.
How long will it take to complete my PADI IDCS Instructor course?
The course includes a two day preparation course before auditing a full IDC where you will attend all of the required IDC presentations and evaluate the IDC candidates in their Knowledge Development, Confined Water and Open Water presentations.
The presentations for the two day PADI IDCS Instructor preparation course are:
- Course Orientation
- Instructor Development Standards, Procedures and Curriculum
- How to Organize and Conduct the PADI Assistant Instructor Course
- The Psychology of Evaluation and Counselling
You will also be assessed on your dive theory, Instructor level skill demonstration and presentation techniques for Knowledge Development and Confined Water, giving you a great opportunity to brush up on your skills and learn some new techniques from other experienced Instructors.
How much does the PADI IDCS Instructor course cost and what’s included?
- PADI IDCS Instructor course 20,000 THB
- Course Director manual 10,000 THB
- IDCS application fee for 2017 161 AUD
- Free PADI IDC Confined Water Presentation Evaluation Slate
- Free PADI IDC Open Water Presentation Evaluation Slate
- Free tea, coffee and fresh water
- Free Wifi
- Free T-shirt
- Free lunches during the OWSI portion of the IDC
- 15% discount on all equipment purchases
- Free Conservation Dive and Conservation Evening
You will also be required to bring along the following Materials from your PADI IDC
- PADI Guide To Teaching
- PADI Specialty Instructor Guides
- PADI Open Water Diver, Adventures In Diving, Rescue Diver and Divemaster teaching slates
- PADI Instructor Guide
The current PADI Instructor Guide is available as a free download to all PADI members at https://www.padi.com/mypadi/