The PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course) Staff Instructor course is designed to prepare experienced PADI instructors to become instructional team members for PADI Instructor Development Courses. As an IDC Staff Instructor, you will be responsible for assisting with the training and evaluation of PADI Instructor candidates.
During the IDC Staff Instructor course, candidates can expect to learn advanced instructional techniques and gain knowledge in areas such as risk management and teaching philosophy. The course includes both classroom and water sessions, where candidates will practice teaching, evaluating, and assisting with student divers.
To enroll in the IDC Staff Instructor course, candidates must meet the following prerequisites:
- Be a renewed PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
- Have at least one year of teaching experience as a PADI Instructor
- Be certified as a PADI IDC Staff Instructor
The IDC Staff Instructor course is typically offered in conjunction with PADI Instructor Development Courses. Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be able to assist with IDCs and other instructor-level training programs.
As an IDC Staff Instructor, you will have the opportunity to continue your professional development and gain valuable experience in teaching and evaluating instructors. This course is an important step for those who wish to advance their career in the scuba diving industry.