• PADI Assistant Instructor  GO PRO This is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). This course is run jointly by a PADI Master Instructor and a PADI IDC Staff Instructo.

    You'll not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional but you'll also start learning the PADI System of diver education.

    PADI Assistant Instructors Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor, Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect.

  • Prerequisites
     PADI Divemaster (or an equivalent certification)
     Minimum age 18
     Proof of 60 logged dives
     Certified as a diver for at least 6 months
     Proof of first aid and CPR training within the last 24 months
     A medical signed by a Hyperbaric Doctor taken within the last 12 months.
  • Required Materials
    It is a requirement that each candidate has their own personal up to date copy of all the following PADI
     IDC Candidate Workbook
     Instructor Manual
     Confined Water Slates (including lesson preparation slate)
     Open Water Slates (including lesson preparation slate)
     Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor Outline
     AWARE Instructor Outline
     Coral Reef Conservation Instructor Outline
     Open Water Diver Quizzes and Exams
     Rescue Diver Exam
     Divemaster Exams
     RDP Table
     eRDP-ML
     Open Water Diver Manual
     Adventures in Diving Manual
     Rescue Diver Manual
     Divemaster Manual
     Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving
     Diving Knowledge Workbook
     Adventures in Diving Instructor Slates
     Rescue Diver Course Instructor Slates
     Divemaster Course Slates
     Discover Scuba Diving Slate

  • Candidates will also need the following to complete the independent study knowledge reviews:
     Children and Scuba Diving
     Law and the Diving Professional
     The Business of Diving
     Best of the Undersea Journal