The PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor program is your final step in the quest to become a PADI Instructor. During the IDC, you'll learn to use and adapt the PADI System of diver education to individual student needs. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors may conduct a broad range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba to Divemaster.
Through the IDC program, you will complete knowledge development through self-study, quizzes, lectures and presentations; confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations; open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations; and have at least 100 logged dives prior to entering a PADI Instructor Exam.
• PADI Divemaster or PADI Assistant Instructor certification or be an instructor in good standing with another training organization for at least six months (check with a PADI Course Director or PADI Office for qualifying credentials)
• Hold a dive certification for at least six months
• Have 60 logged dives that include night, deep and navigation dives
• Proof of CPR training within the last 24 months
• Medical clearance signed by a physician
PADI IDC Crew Pak which includes the following:
• PADI e-Learning Materials (2019 curriculum)
• Dive Theory Online
• PADI Guide to Teaching Manual
• Specialty Course Instructor Manual
• Instructor Cue Cards including Confined Water, Advanced Open Water, Open Water, Rescue Diver and Divemaster
• Open Water Prescriptive Lesson Guides
• Diving Knowledge Workbook
• Open Water Lesson Planning Slate
• Confined Water Lesson Preparation Slate
• Open Water Quizzes & Exams
• Divemaster & Rescue Diver Exams
• Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor Guide
• PADI Backpack
*These are the same materials used in the PADI Assistant Instructor course.
NOTE: Cost does not include fees required by PADI to take the Instructor Examination.
Cost: Call for details