Instructor Development Course
Open Water Scuba Instructor
Once you have made the decision to develop your professional diving career by completing the PADI Divemaster Program, you may decide to become a PADI Instructor. PADI instructors are required to meet the dive industryís highest instructor training standards.
OUTLINE:† The full IDC (Assistant Instructor & Open Water Scuba Instructor) duration is nine days full time (plus self study), or six days for IDC part II.† Part time IDCís are also available from time to time.
The course includes:
∑†††††††† Pre-assessment activities to review your diving knowledge and skills;
∑†††††††† 14 self study reading assignments
∑†††††††† 16 knowledge reviews to complete.
∑†††††††† The curriculum is extremely varied and involves lectures (with an accompanying program workbook); workshop/discussions; and practice teaching sessions in the classroom, pool and open water. Topics include:
Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
Developing Knowledge Development Presentation
Teaching the Project AWARE and PPB
PADI Discover Scuba and Snorkeling Programs
Confined Water Teaching and Lesson Preparation
Conducting Open Water Training Dives
Diving Industry Overview
General Standards and Procedures
Legal Responsibility & Risk Management
The Role of Media and Prescriptive Teaching
PADI Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver Course
How to Teach the Recreational Dive Planner
The PADI Continuing Education Philosophy
Adventures in Diving Program
Specialty Diver Courses and Master Scuba Diver
PADI Rescue Diver Course
Diver Retention Program
PADI Rescue Diver Workshop
Lesson Planning Workshop
PADI Professional Ė Level Programs
PADI Specialty Programs
Modular Scuba Course Skills Workshop (pool)
Orientation to PADI Open Water Training
National Coaching Accreditation Scheme
Successful completion of the Open Water Scuba Instructor enables you to attend the Instructor Examinations (IE) which is independently conducted by a PADI Examiner over 2 days.
PRE-REQUISITES:† (Full IDC parts I & II) Be certified as a PADI Divemaster (or equivalent). Have logged 60 dives and provide a medical certificate dated within 12 months of the start of the course.† Provide proof of current CPR and First Aid training.† Successfully complete the pre-assessment activities at the start of the course.
Open Water Scuba Instructor (part II):† Be certified as a PADI Assistant Instructor (or equivalent) and provide a medical certificate dated within 12 months of the start of the course. Provide proof of current CPR and First Aid training.
COURSE FEE: The IDC Part I & II requires an investment of $2290 per student.† A $400 deposit will secure your place on the course, with the balance due at the start of the course. The Open Water Scuba Instructor (part II) requires an investment of $1450.00.