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PADI Instructor

The Instructor Development Course is a two part process designed to increase and enhance the abilities of the candidate as a dive professional.

The program combines three & a half days training as an Assistant Instructor (AI) and five days training as an Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI), making a continuous eight & a half day Instructor Development Course (IDC). Alternatively, candidates may choose to break the IDC into two parts, by completing the AI course and working in the field prior to completing the OWSI program. Successful completion of the OWSI program (or an entire IDC) is required for the candidate to participate in a PADI Instructor Examination (IE).

The IDC emphasises development in areas such as teaching ability, dive knowledge, skill level, understanding the PADI system, attitude, professionalism, and leadership.

Instructor candidates become PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors only after successfully completing an IE. PADI IE’s are standardised, objective evaluations conducted by Instructor Examiners. The PADI Instructor development process of the IDC and IE makes the program the most comprehensive and demanding of any in the dive industry. New PADI Instructors must meet the highest standards for learning and performance of any recreational diver certification organisation.

Assistant Instructor

For details on this course please contact the Dive Centre to discuss in detail the best way to chart your path to a successful and rewarding career in the Diving Industry.

Open Water Scuba Instructor

For details on this course please contact  the Dive Centre to discuss in detail the best way to chart your path to a successful and rewarding career in the Diving Industry.


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