Instructor Development Courses

Prerequisites for the Instructor Development Course (IDC) / Instructor Exam (IE)

  • Minimum of 6 months certified Open Water Diver
  • PADI Divemaster Certification (or equivalent)
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Copies of all non-PADI certification cards
  • CPR and First Aid certification within the previous 2 years of IE date
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the 12 months prior to the IE
  • Completion of all 9 PADI eLearning presentations online.
  • 60 logged dives, including experience in deep, night and navigation, by the start of the IDC
  • 100 logged dives by the start of the IE

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