Instructor Development Course


Join the ranks of dedicated professionals who teach the worlds most progressive and popular scuba diving education program.

If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water. Hard work andcommitment will reward you with the ability share incredible underwater adventures with others – transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours. 



In order to start the Instructor Development Course (IDC) you must have the following completed...

  • PADI Divemaster
  • 18 Years or older
  • First Aid & CPR training in last 24 months
  • Signed medical form in last 12 months

Course Content

Classroom Sessions

You will complete all the bookwork for the IDC through an online eLearning program that will be supplimented by various workshops that take place across a few different evening classroom sessions and a couple full saturday sessions.

Pool Sesssions

Some of the IDC workshops will take place in the pool as well as the scoring of scuba skills and teaching presentations. The number of pool sessions wil depend on how the upcoming course is set up. 

Lake Dives

There is a couple teaching presentation that take place in the lake and a few workshops that deal with continuing education courses. These dive sessions can be completed in warm water during a planned dive trip instead of the lake.

Current IDC Schedule