Instructor Development Courses

Become a PADI Instructor

Change your life! We did and we love it. We know it’s a big step to become an Instructor and you want the best training. With us you will get it – guaranteed.  We stay with you by your side, before, during and after your course, helping, supporting and developing you. Once you qualify we’ll help you find a job or give you some friendly coaching to assist you in your career.

You need to find a PADI Course Director and Dive Centre with a reputation and success rate that will put you at the top of any job application list.  With us at Pro-Diving we guarantee you the best training and continued lifetime support in your career as a PADI Instructor.  When you do your course with us we will work with you for as long as it takes for you to meet your goals in the professional diving world.  With our vast experience and contacts in the diving industry we can put together a career plan that sets you on the path to ‘living the dream’ and when you need more advice on your professional career development we will be there.  When you do your IDC with us you’ll embark on a lifetime of support; we become your friend, your mentor, adviser and general counsellor for your diving career.


Instructor Development Course

Course duration 7 days

The IDC is the full Instructor course and includes the Assistant Instructor (AI) qualification.  There is a mixture of classroom, confined water and open water work.  Get ready to start teaching, this course gets you on the road to being a fully qualified SCUBA Instructor.  On successful completion of this course you will then be qualified to attend the final PADI Instructor Examination (IE).

Over a minimum seven days, our IDC teaches you to conduct all PADI core courses. You’ll be able to organise and present information, conduct skill development sessions and control open water dives. Basically, you become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills while watching out for student diver safety. Key topics include:

  • PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops
  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
  • Risk Management and Diver Safety
  • The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor
  • Marketing Diving and Sales Counselling

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Other Courses

Master SCUBA Diver Trainer

On succesful completion of the PADI IE the nest step is to become an MSDT. This is the next level of instructor and qualifies you to teach a range of speciality courses.

Specialty Instructor

PADI Master Instructors are recognized as elite scuba diving educators who, through dedication and hard work, have proven to be dive industry leaders.

Staff Instructor

As you progress in your instructor training you may want to help the Course Director on future IDC’s and start to help train other instructors.

Emergency First response Instructor

CPR and first aid are key skills that are important to everyone, not just scuba divers.

Become a PADI Instructor

Two highly experienced PADI Course Directors

Go Pro With Us

Going Pro with us will give you the highest standards in SCUBA instructor training, Our Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the best and conducted using 2 Course Directors – not other Dive Centre offers this, we are committed to providing a flexible training program that suits you.

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We Promise

We know the decision to become a PADI Instructor is a big one, and we will be there to help you all along the way.  It’s a very competitive world in the diving industry and it’s the best trained instructors that are likely to succeed, we will ensure you get that training.   We care about you.

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Learn from the Best

We run courses throughout the year so contact us to find out how you can begin your journey into the pro diving world and complete your IDC.with the highest levels of trading and customer service.

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