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What does it takes to pass the PADI IDC and IE?

on Mar 28, 2023

In order to pass the PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course) you must meet several requirements. First, you must be at least 18 years old and hold a current PADI Divemaster certification. You must also have a valid medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months. Additionally, you must have a minimum of 60 logged dives, and have completed a...

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What are 10 key points I should know when studying to Pass the PADI IDC

on Feb 8, 2023

1. Understand the PADI System of Education: Become familiar with the PADI system of education, including the various courses and certifications, and the materials and resources available to you. 2. Learn the PADI Standards: Understand the PADI standards and procedures for teaching, including the standards for teaching dive theory, dive skills, and dive planning. 3....

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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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