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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!

HOW TO BECOME A DIVE INSTRUCTOR

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!

IDC-Basic

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

IDC-Deluxe

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

IDC-Supreme

What’s included:

  • Everything from the IDC- Deluxe program
  • Lunch brought to you everyday at the location you will be for the IDC
  • Dinner will be served daily at Trocadero restaurant

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

  • $3975

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    info@divefriendsbonaire.com
    +599 780 2572
    Kralendijk, Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean