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IDC Staff Instructor


You will be part in changing someone’s life forever!


Instructor Development Course Staff Instructor (IDCSI) The PADI IDC Staff Instructor program is your first step to leadership level in teaching and assisting IDC. In the IDC Staff Instructor course you’ll be taking the mentor role to a whole new level and you will be part in changing someone’s life forever!
You’ll be joining a full IDC at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures, where we will teach you how to evaluate and give feedback to students. You also need to give some presentations and pass the PADI IDC exams again. Our IDC Program at Khao Lak Scuba Adventures takes 14 days, but we ask if you can also stay for the PADI IE to support the IDC candidates, so 17 days in total. 

IDC Staff Instructor

This course is one of the most rewarding courses as you will be helping others to fulfill their dream in a career in diving!
To qualify for the PADI IDC Staff Instructor course, you'll need to:

    Be certified as a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)
    Agree to conduct all levels of diver training consistent with the standards and philosophy outlined in the PADI Instructor Manual and PADI Course Director Manual
    Agree to use the PADI system and its components
    Be at least 18 years old

What will you learn:

You become a master of instructor-level dive theory, knowledge development teaching presentations and confined water teaching presentations.

  • Evaluation
  • Feedback
  • IDC level mentor skills
  • You audit a complete IDC as a staff member rather than as a student

What can you teach after certification:
In addition to all the PADI courses you can teach as a PADI Instructor you can also:

    Teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses
    Assist PADI Course Directors in conducting the PADI Instructor Development Course
    Assist PADI Course Directors in conducting instructor-level continuing education



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