IDC Dates for 2018

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IDC dates and information

The PADI IDC's on Koh Phangan take 14 days, it begins with independent learning and is divided into the following four main parts:

  1. The PADI Assistant Instructor Course (AI) – Day 1-4
  2. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) – Day 5-11
  3. Emergency first responder Instructor course – Day 12
  4. Mock IE – 2 days – Day 13-14

The IDC course is scheduled between 08:30 to 18:00 each day. A lunch break will be fitted in where is convenient.

The IDC prep course takes 2 days and starts 2 days prior to the IDC start dates.


IDC dates may vary by (- or+) 2 days


Padi scuba instructor training in Thailand  can sometimes be affected by weather conditions so actual IDC dates may vary by +- 1 or 2 days, we will keep you informed

  • The PADI Staff Instructor dates will be the same as the PREP dates
  • Start dates for the staff and idc prep are 2 days prior to IDC start date
  • For cross-over dates or the PADI OWSI portion of the IDC only; please contact us

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