The PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the path to becoming a PADI Dive Instructor. This course is for anyone who wants to share their love of diving with others and make a career out of it. It is an intensive two-week program that covers everything from teaching methods to marketing strategies.
What should I know about this?
The first step to becoming a PADI Dive Instructor is enrolling in the PADI IDC course. During this two-week program, you will learn all the skills and knowledge you need to become an effective dive instructor. Experienced staff members teach the course at a PADI dive center or resort, so you can be sure that the information you receive will be current and accurate.
The instructor development course’s curriculum includes academic theory sessions and practical training exercises. You will learn about different teaching methods, how to design your lesson plans, how to cope with problem students, and much more. In addition, you will get plenty of opportunities to use your new skills and knowledge in the pool and open water.
We hope this information has been useful to you.