PADI Staff Instructor Training

PADI Staff Instructor Development Course

Just as scuba divers look up to divemasters, instructor candidates respect their IDC Staff Instructors. As the name implies, IDC Staff Instructors assist with instructor training and share their wisdom and experience with new PADI leaders. Taking the IDC Staff Instructor course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals. It’s also a great career move.

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PADI Staff Instructor Development Course Description

Who should take this course?

Just as scuba divers look up to divemasters, instructor candidates respect their IDC Staff Instructors. As the name implies, IDC Staff Instructors assist with instructor training and share their wisdom and experience with new PADI leaders. Taking the IDC Staff Instructor course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals. It’s also a great career move.

A PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer who is ready to be an excellent role model and agree to use the PADI System and components in their entirety may enroll in an IDC Staff Instructor course.

What will you learn?

After a preassessment of your instructor-level knowledge of dive theory, exemplary dive skills and role-model presentation techniques, you’ll participate in these sessions:

  • Instructor development standards, procedures and curriculum
  • How to organize and conduct the PADI Assistant Instructor Development Course course
  • The psychology of evaluation and counseling
  • Evaluating knowledge development, confined water and open water teaching presentations

Plus, you’ll get to audit an IDC or practice teaching many curriculum components.

As an IDC Staff Instructor, you can independently teach PADI Assistant Instructor Development Course as well as assist with IDCs and other instructor-level continuing education courses.

How can you get started?

Visit Evergreen Dive Service  and speak with a PADI Course Director.

Next Step

Make a career move and become a PADI IDC Staff Instructor: