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Instructor Development Course
instructor development course

Don't dream your life, live your dreams. 

If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and underwater.


PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors and PADI Assistant Instructors are the most sought-after dive professionals around the world because they’ve completed the program that sets the standard for training dive professionals. You earn a PADI Instructor rating through hard work and commitment, but you’re rewarded with a job that lets you share incredible underwater adventures with others – transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours.


  • The price for the IDC class is NTD 67,000 which includes unlimited use of tanks during the class. It does not include any other equipment or materials. 

  • Additional materials that you’ll need:

1 ) The New IDC Crew Pack (AUD 751.65) which contains:

Open Water Prescriptive Lesson Guides, Diving Knowledge Workbook, Divemaster Instructor Cue Cards, Adv. In Diving Inst. Cue Cards, Rescue Cue Cards, OW Lesson Planning Slate, CW Lesson Prep Slate, CW Aq. Cue Cards, OW Aq. Cue Cards, OW Quizzes, and Exams, Rescue Diver Final Exam, DM Final Exam Booklet, PADI Backpack, PPB Instructor Guide, Student Skill Practice Slate.

2 ) Instructor application fee is AUD 249     

3 ) Instructor examination fee is AUD 865     



  • PADI Divemaster or qualifying certification from another training organization

  • Reservations are required.

  • Minimum age is 18.

  • You must also have been a certified diver for at least six months and be able to prove that you have completed at least 60 dives (100 before attending the IE). 

  • If you have any questions as to whether you meet the necessary prerequisites, please contact your PADI Course Director or PADI IDC Staff Instructor


  • Take 2 days.

  • Monday through Sunday year-round.  We also offer private classes. If you have four or more in your group we will make a customized schedule just for you. Whatever your needs, just drop us a line. 

What You Can Teach:

  • Instructor development standards, procedures, and curriculum

  • How to organize and conduct the PADI Assistant Instructor course

  • Plus, you’ll get to audit an IDC or practice teaching many curriculum components.

  • The psychology of evaluation and counseling

  • Evaluating knowledge development, confined water, and open water teaching presentations

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