Padi Instructor Development Course
Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water. 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.
Are you ready to join the ranks of the dedicated professionals who teach the world’s most progressive and popular scuba diver education programs? Then Go PROSM with an Instructor Development Course.
The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is made up of two parts, The (IA) Assistant instructor course and the (OWSI) Open water scuba instructor program. Most dive professionals complete the entire IDC and go on to attend an Instructor Examination (IE), which is the final step to earn a PADI Instructor certification.
Successfully completing just the AI course results in a PADI Assistant Instructor qualification. When an AI is ready to progress, attending an OWSI program allows entry into an IE to earn a full PADI Instructor rating.
Dive professionals who hold an instructor rating with another diver training organization may be eligible to enroll directly in the OWSI program. This recognizes prior instructor training and provides a path to become a PADI Instructor.
Splash Inn Dive Center now provides the PADI IDC course and our very knowledgeable course Director Chris Elton is here to prepare you for this incredible new stage in your Dive Career.
Our Course Director: Chris Elton originally from Chile, has been a course director since 2007, Certified in California USA. He always knew this was the job for him from early 1996 when he was certified with his Open water Course. He moved to the Beautiful island of Roatan Honduras to carry out his career and to make his dream Job Possible, his passion for the water has made him come to the conclusion of wanting to teach as much people as he can about the wonderful underwater world. He has a total of 2,000+ Certifications of all levels during his Dive Career and have explored the beautiful reefs of Chile, Mexico, Galapagos, Costa Rica, Belize and Of course, Roatan, Utila and Guanaja.
When we ask Our Course Director why Diving? His answer was pretty simple. “The love I’ve had for the ocean since a little boy is Incredible. Yes I could’ve chosen to be a marine biologist but that wasn’t going to do it for me. Being under the water and teaching people the importance of the marine life and how to become a professional in the industry I what I settled for”
Our Class Room: We impart our classes with no more than 6 students because the smaller the group, the Bigger the attention and care we can provide for each one of them. Our classroom has a flat screen tv, A/C and a large white board.
Duration of course: 12 days + 2 days (IE) a total of 14 days
Requirements: 18 years and older
A Padi Dive Master Certified or equivalent
100 Logged Dives
Packages: Our IDC Instructor course includes Accommodation in a dorm (shared with other PADI Pro candidates), breakfast and lunch throughout your entire course. We also provide your IDC material.
After completing your IDC course with us we also provide one month of free diving with us here at Splash Inn Dive Center.
Instructors Dive Course exams and Date
If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor.
JAN 23-24 ROA
FEB 18-19 UTILA
MAR 19-20 ROA
APR 21-22 UTILA
MAY 21-22 ROA
JUN 16-17 UTILA
JUL 23-24 ROA
AUG 18-19 UTILA
SEP 17-18 ROA
OCT 20-21 UTILA
NOV 19-20 ROA
DEC 15-16 UTILA
IDC Staff Instr.