PADI IDC Staff course

PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course

Becoming a PADI IDC Staff Instructor will move you towards instructor-level training and teaching in the Instructor Development Course (IDC). IDC Staff Instructors can independently train and certify PADI Assistant Instructors from a PADI 5 Star facility, as well as help train PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors in an IDC at a PADI 5 Star IDC facility. PADI IDC Staff Instructor is Search & Recovery traininga pre-requisite for achieving Master Instructor rating, a requirement to apply for the Course Director Training Course.

PADI IDC Staff Instructor Duties

Teach PADI Assistant Instructor Courses
Assist PADI Course Directors conduct the PADI Instructor Development Course
Help PADI Course Directors conduct instructor level continuing education


To Enroll in an IDC Staff Instructor Course, an individual must: Hold a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Instructor certification


PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course (IDCS) Price: 15,900 THB

Schedule 2018

Confirmed PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course PADI Instructor Examination (optional Audit)
 06-16 February (Phuket, Thailand) 17-18 February (Kata Beach)
 06-16 March (Phuket, Thailand)
17-18 March (Kata Beach)
10-20 April (Phuket, Thailand)
21-22 April (Kata Beach)

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PADI fees are not covered by your course prices. You will need to pay directly  to PADI Asia Pacific Office after your course via credit cards, bank draft or money transfer.

  • IDC Staff Instructor Application Fee: 166.00 AUD

Required Materials

  • PADI Course Director Manual & Original codes (Member price: 416 AUD, product# 70860E/F/S)
  • Confined Water Presentation Evaluation Slate (Member price:  51 AUD, product# 60575)
  • Open Water Presentation Evaluation Slate (Member price:  51 AUD, product# 60574)
  • your PADI IDC & Instructor Materials