Professional IDC Classes
Below are the professional level Scuba Diving Instructor courses and classes we teach every month. Each of the courses follows a sequence and takes you to a higher level of Scuba Diving Professional.
Take it to the next level with Master Scuba Diver Trainer Preparation, where you will train in specific specialty areas
Beginning with DiveMaster, you progress to Open Water Scuba Instructor, and Emergency First Responder Instructor. Then to take it to the next level with Master Scuba Diver Trainer Preparation, where you will train in specific specialty areas that give you the ability to certify students in specialties such as PADI Deep Diver Specialty, PADI Night Diver Specialty, PADI Wreck Diver Specialty, PADI Enriched Air Nitrox, just to name a few.
Our highly decorated IDC staff teaches over 50 PADI Specialty Instructor Courses
These include some distinctive specialties they have special knowledge experience in. You can learn more about the PADI Specialty Instructor Courses we teach in the Continuing Education section.
As a Divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.
Open Water Scuba Instructor
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.
Emergency First Responder Instructor
CPR and first aid are key skills that are important to everyone, not just scuba divers. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines, and you can offer courses to anyone.
Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)
The PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating sets you apart as a dive instructor who takes continuing education seriously and is committed to teaching a variety of courses. Being an MSDT signifies that you've got the experience and specialty certifications.
Resort Operations Specialty
The Resort Operation Specialty certification puts you in real world resort environment so you can gain valuable hands on resort operations skills while learning on the job. You not only assist with teach real students, you will be learning about all aspects of running a successful dive resort operation which will make you and your skills in high demand by resorts and dive centers you hope to work with in the future.
OCEAN REEF Integrated Dive Mask (IDM)
Become an expert in the use of OCEAN REEF Full Face Integrated Diving Mask and Underwater Communication! The OCEAN REEF Factory Sponsored Instructor Course (FSIC) gives you the knowledge and experience to dive with more comfort and convenience. We also pay attend to how OCEAN REEF systems will increase efficiency in the provision of regular diving lessons.
PADI IDC Staff Instructor
Some Instructors want to continue the PADI trail to higher education. After being a Master Scuba Diver Trainer and obtaining 25 certifications, some instructors want to join an IDC staff and teach new instructors how to be good instructors.
Assistant Instructors learn about the PADI System of Instructor, General Standards and Procedures, Instructor Level Dive Theory and how to teach in confined water, open water and the classroom.
PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC)
Live your dream to live the life of a scuba instructor. Imagine the possibilities and of course, the locales available for a PADI Scuba Instructor. There are more job opportunities for a scuba instructor than any other position in the scuba industry.
MSDT Prep Program
The Master Scuba Diver Trainer Prep requires the completion of five PADI Specialty Instructor courses chosen from a list of over thirty options conducted in a fully integrated manner over four days. The MSDT is designed to train instructors in how to organize, market and conduct PADI Specialty Diver Courses.