PADI Staff Instructor Course

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IDC Staff Instructor Course Koh Phangan

The PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course is a 14 Day Course and a step towards the prestigious Master Instructor rating. The Staff Instructor certification is also a prerequisite to becoming a PADI Course Director. The ideal IDC Staff Instructor is an experienced PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) with the skills necessary to assist a PADI Course Director in conducting an entire Instructor Development Course. The IDC Staff Candidate is tested in the same manners and areas as PADI IDC candidates but with higher passing grades. As a PADI Staff instructor candidate you will also be taught evaluating IDC candidates and you will be tested for grading consistency.

PADI IDC Staff Instructors are qualified to:

  • Teaching status, updated IDC Staff Instructors are authorized to staff instructor development programs and independently teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses
  • Work closely with PADI Course Directors to develop instructor candidates’ teaching abilities as well as shape their attitudes as dive professionals
  • Counsel instructor candidates on improving skills and developing effective teaching presentations
  • Have a strong working knowledge of current PADI standards, programs and procedures
  • Have a good sound knowledge of dive theory
  • Assist with instructor level continuing education programs

    The IDC Staff Instructor Course price at  includes the following:

    Auditing an entire PADI IDC
    Lunch during the whole IDC, Tanks and weights
    10% discount off of PADI course materials and dive equipment

The Prerequisites for the IDC Staff Instructor Course are:

  • Be 18 years old
  • Hold a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer certification
  • Be renewed and in teaching status as a PADI diving instructor for the current year
  • Agree to conduct all levels of diver training consistent with the standards and philosophy outlined in the PADI Instructor Manual
  • Agree to use the PADI system and components in their entirety

Staff Instructor - Required Materials

  • PADI Course Director Manual digital or paper latest version
  • PADI Instructor Manual latest version
  • PADI’s Guide to Teaching
  • Confined Water Teaching Evaluation Slate
  • Open Water Teaching Evaluation Slate
  • Skill Circuit Evaluation Slate
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Check here for Required Materials for the PADI Staff Instructor course and PADI application fees

PADI Staff IDC only 18,000THB!

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