PADI IDC Staff Instructor

PADI IDCS Instructor course

C/W & O/W evaluation slates

Lunches throughout IDC

Free 2 Day Prep

Free fun diving
Arrive early and take advantage of some fun diving, totally FREE!

Price: 20,000 THB

Build upon the skills, knowledge and teaching techniques that provide the foundation for your abilities as a dive educator and join the Instructor Development process.

The PADI IDC Staff Instructor course involves taking IDC Staff Instructor dive theory and standards exams, plus learning how to evaluate and critique IDC candidates in their Knowledge Development, Confined water and Open water presentations.

Koh Tao IDC Schedules...

You will be learning from the most experienced and successful PADI Course Directors in Asia Pacific. This ensures that you will have a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw upon during your IDC Staff Instructor course and beyond.

The PADI IDCS course is a highly valuable qualification within the diving industry. You are qualified to assist a PADI Course Director on PADI IDC’s as well as independently run a PADI Assistant Instructor course.


A renewed PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)

What Will You Learn..??

After we have pre-assessed your instructor-level dive theory, professional level demonstration quality dive skills and role-model presentation techniques, you’ll participate in the following sessions:

Instructor development standards, procedures and curriculum

How to organize and conduct the PADI Assistant Instructor course

The psychology of evaluation and counseling

Evaluating knowledge development, confined water and open water teaching presentations

You will also audit an entire IDC. This involves participating in all 20 IDC curriculum presentations, and evaluating candidate presentations in the classroom, swimming pool and out in the ocean.

As PADI IDC Staff Instructor, you are certified to independently teach the PADI Assistant Instructor course as well as assist a PADI Course Director on the PADI Instructor Development Course and other instructor-level continuing education courses such as PADI Specialty Instructor training programs.

Price: 20,000 THB

PADI Materials:

PADI Course Director Manual – 10,500 THB

Please bring the following materials with you that you would have received as part of the IDC Crew Pack when you completed the PADI IDC.

PADI Specialty Course Instructor Manual (CD-Rom)

PADI Guide to Teaching (Paper version or CD-Rom)

Diving Knowledge Workbook

PADI Quizzes & Exam Booklets (Open Water, Rescue Diver, Divemaster)

Open Water, Advanced, Rescue Diver, Divemaster, Instructor Cue Cards

In addition you’ll also need a copy of the PADI Instructor Manual.

As of 2010, the Instructor is available as a free download for all PADI Members that are renewed from

Price: 20,000 THB


IDC Staff Instructor Application fee: $AUS 154

2017 PADI Fees

IDC Staff Instructor Application fee: $AUS 161


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7/1 Moo 2, Koh Tao, 84360, Thailand
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