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Instructor Development Course (IDC)

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Become a dive instructor

Turn your passion into your profession by becoming a dive instructor.

By becoming a PADI Instructor, you're ready to share your passion with a new generation of divers. After completing your IDC, you will teach courses to beginners and beyond!


Pass on your passion for scuba diving to the next generation of divers by becoming a certified dive instructor. Upon successfully completing the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC), you will earn worldwide recognition as a professional dive instructor.

  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Minimum certification: Divemaster Certification
  • Mandatory courses: CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months
  • Medical Statement: Signed by a physician within 12 months
  • Equipment: Full dive equipment

2024 IDC start dates:
12 April, 5 July, 20 September, 29 November

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Packages & Pricing

Choose the package that suits your needs.

We offer packages with and without accommodation, food options and more!


What’s included:

  • PADI IDC Crew pack
  • EFR Instructor Crew pack
  • Two PADI instructor specialties
  • PADI Instructor Exam Fee
  • PADI IDC Application Fee
  • Emergency First Response Instructor Course Application Fee

What’s not included:

  • Only the $40 STINAPA fee
  • $2995


What’s included:

  • Everything from the IDC-basic
  • Housing and breakfast: you will be staying in a luxury resort for 17 days close to the IDC location.

Casita Palma is a small and quiet resort which has everything you need to relax after a day of lessons.

  • $3675


What’s included:

  • Everything from the IDC- Deluxe program
  • Lunch brought to you everyday at the location you will be for the IDC

This way you don’t need to worry about anything and can focus completely on the IDC.

  • $3975

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