13 Jul

Why PADI’s Instructor Development Course is Mandatory for You

If you enjoy customer service and have a passion for scuba diving, let’s get you  PADI certified! PADI carries the most respected and sought after scuba qualifications in the world. Regardless of where you choose to dive, if you show your PADI certification, it is recognized and accepted.

If you are looking for take the next step and become an instructor, becoming a PADI diving instructor will allow you the most opportunities. The PADI’s instructor development course (IDC) is a program that opens up opportunities for impassioned people seeking to share their love of diving with others.

There’s a lot more to becoming a PADI instructor than just being a great diver. Eager to find out? Read on.

The system of becoming a PADI Diving Instructor

PADI produces professional and knowledgeable scuba diving instructors through educating them with the PADI system. To become a qualified PADI diving instructor, you must complete two major portions of the Instructor Development course: Assistant instructor and the Open Water Scuba Instructor program (OWSI).

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It’s all about transforming your life and those around you

While completing your Instructor Development Course, you will make lasting friendships that will flourish even after the course concludes. The world of PADI professionals is small, and the network connections you make during your IDC will be invaluable as you continue to gain experience and travel the world.

Facing and overcoming challenges

Becoming a scuba instructor is a test of personal commitment to the training. It requires the completion of general knowledge and self-study before beginning the course. Throughout the IDC you will learn how to handle logistics and organize courses, in order to prepare yourself for being a successful PADI Instructor.

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Where do I start?

Lucky for you, Blue Seasons Bali specializes in providing fun and top quality scuba diving, PADI dive courses, and professional diving internships. When you begin your IDC  at Blue Season Bali, you are starting a whole new chapter in your life. Before you begin the course, make sure you are:

  • Certified as a PADI Divemaster or PADI assistant instructor
  • Certified for at least 6 months
  • Fit for diving and with a medical statement signed by you family doctor or physician within the last 12 months
  • At least 18 years old
  • Logged with 60 open water scuba dives
  • Emergency First Response (EFR) certified within the last 24 months

What happens next?

After completing PADI IDC, you will be able to conduct an array of PADI programs from Discover Scuba Diving up until Divemaster. You may also be interested in gaining experience in other specialty courses such as Emergency Oxygen Provider, many of which are offered here at Blue Season Bali.

Blue Season Bali provides first class Scuba Diving Instructor services with top quality professionalism. We pride ourselves in our 100% safety record, and our professional and well established professional programs.

If you have any questions regarding our services or courses, please contact us for more information!

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