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What are the biggest hurdles in passing the PADI IDC?

on Jan 27, 2023

Passing the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) is a big step in becoming a scuba diving instructor. With the right knowledge, preparation and attitude, the IDC can be a fun and rewarding experience. However, it’s not without its challenges. Here are some of the biggest hurdles in passing the PADI IDC and some tips on how to overcome them. 1. The Written Exams...

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Lots of Divemasters wanting to take their PADI IDC

on Sep 6, 2021

Example Inquiries you may get once you open your PADI IDC Im a Divemaster looking for a IDC and IE package with some accommodation for November 2022. In 1990 I qualified as BSAC Dive Leader. I had 20 years away from diving. I’ve dived over 100 times but lost one log book so can demonstrate 70 now. I dive most weekends so 100 logged dives by November shouldnt...

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When the IDC Candidates dont behave

on Feb 24, 2014

Probably some IDC Candidates misbehave a bit (in the nicest possible ways) after their courses as they are  probably letting off steam but what happens when one takes too much advantages of the local ‘hospitality’ while actually on the course? This was sent to me to demonstrate that PADI Course Directors will always have the best interest of the...

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Where shall I do my IDC?

on Sep 27, 2011

A comment question and once I asked myself, this exchange gives some insight into a Divemaster’s thinking and the IDC Guide’s replies may help you think about where you want to do your IDC. [UK Divemaster] I  am looking for a course director and to complete the PADI IE. This website was suggested to me by a friend and I was hoping you could help. I am a...

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Australia Brisbane IDC

on Sep 18, 2011

Here is some sample info you will receive from our Australian IDC. The PADI Instructor Development Course is the penultimate step in becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. It is a big step deciding to become an Instructor and it is going to be an exhilarating ride, both challenging and rewarding. We are the premiere 5 Star Instructor Development Centre and the...

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Want to work in Thailand?

on Aug 31, 2011

Just the same as this guy? My name is Miguel Im 25 year old, Portuguese, speak fluent English, and Spanish, I do free diving since I was 7 years old, I had been a life guard since 2005 and a scuba diver since 2009. At the moment I work in a dive centre 5 stars Padi resort and hotel in Algarve since two years ago as a Padi dive master and DSD guide leader with more...

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