As a seasoned PADI Instructor, you have wisdom and experience to share with up-and-coming PADI leaders. And, you know that continuing your education never ends.
As an Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff Instructor, you help bring up the next generation of PADI Instructors while gaining in-depth instructor-trainer knowledge.
Because IDC Staff Instructors are an integral part of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC), you set the stage for moving on toPADI Course Directoras you present topics in the IDC and help shape PADIDivemastersandAssistant Instructorsinto PADIOpen Water Scuba Instructors
Many of dive center or resort management positions require this level of Instructor experience and training, making this an important step if you are considering a career in Dive Center or you want toopen a dive shop or resort.
In addition to all the courses you can teach as aPADI Instructorcan also:
At a glance, comparewhat you can teachwhen you continue your professional diver education.
You use all thebasic scuba equipmentand somescuba accessoriessuch as a dive slate,dive knife, compass,dive watch, etc.
It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills.
You must be