PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course


You know you love to teach, right? As a seasoned PADI Instructor you have the wisdom, passion and experience to share with up-and-coming PADI leaders. And you know that continuing your education has boundless possibilities. As a PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff Instructor, your will help nurture the next generation of PADI instructors while gaining in-depth, instructor-trainer knowledge for yourself. This is a seven-day training program consisting of eleven required training sessions and the audit of a complete IDC (or alternative presentations of all eight Assistant Instructor OWI-Poolpresentations by each candidate.) This program builds on your experience and abilities as a dive educator while concentrating on developing evaluation and counseling skills. Through independent study, classroom and pool sessions plus open water practice, IDC Staff Instructor candidates learn how to teach the PADI Assistant Instructor course and assist PADI Course Directors with other advanced PADI courses and activities.

Days Required: 7


  1. PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  2. Complete the Any Water Dive Center Course Enrollment Agreement


  • Training Fee: $695.00
  • PADI IDC Staff Instructor Application Fee: $105.00
  • PADI Course Director Manual, Digital: $504.65
  • PADI Confined Water Evaluation Slate: $36.05
  • PADI Open Water Evaluation Slate: $36.05
  • Total: $1,376.75

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