PADI IDC Staff
IDC Staff Instructor Training
Audit a PADI IDC program in Utila
Becoming an IDC Staff Instructor is for many the way to take their dive instructor career to the next level. It shows that you take diving and teaching diving serious and that you are making a commitment to professional development. For some, the IDC Staff Instructor rating is the first step on the path to becoming a PADI Course Director.
Our High-Quality PADI IDC Staff Instructor course runs monthly and includes:
✔ All required PADI materials
✔ Can be done in 5 days or 14 with IDC audit
The complete course costs $1150 USD (plus $115 USD PADI fees)
All Specialties Available
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
The IDC Staff Instructor rating shows a commitment to a career in diving. You demonstrate you know continuing education is a life long process. Many dive shop and resort managers are IDC Staff Instructors, this can be an important step if you’re considering managing or owning a dive business. It’s also the next level required for those intending to pursue the ranking of Master Instructor and Course Director.
Through one-on-one training sessions with our Platinum Course Director Nick Derutter, you’ll discuss the psychology behind evaluation and feedback and you’ll learn how to score IDC candidates on confined water, open water and classroom presentations. You’ll also learn how to conduct the entire PADI Assistant Instructor Course.
In this program you audit an IDC as a staff member and begin the process of developing your candidate evaluation skills. You also further refine your knowledge of dive theory, hone your demonstration skills to perfection, and learn about the logistics of an IDC.
WHY BECOME AN IDC STAFF INSTRUCTOR WITH THE COLLEGE IN UTILA?
Our facility is unmatched on the Island, we have the only indoor pool and the only hyperbaric chamber. We also have quality equipment, a large boat fleet, and experienced staff. We are environmentally conscious, hosting the Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Centre, act as a REEF field station, and are a 100% AWARE dive center, which means we only issue Project Aware certification cards. We are a PADI 5 Star Career Development Center, which means expert advice is always at hand and run monthly PADI IDC’s, so scheduling your program is easy and convenient.