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Lead the dive!
Take the life-changing step of becoming a PADI Open Water Dive Instructor! If giving up your desk job for a vista of tropical seas, coral and fish seems like a great idea then we can help you realise that dream with our Instructor Development Course (IDC).

We are the an active PADI dive center in Bohol, Philippines, and are proud to offer an Instructor Development Course (IDC) with in-house PADI Course Director Alex Permiakov and a large support base of IDC Staff Instructors who speak your language.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE & DEDICATED FACILITIES – ALL INCLUDED FREE OF CHARGE Arrive one week before the Instructor Development Course and get in some fun dives or valuable assisting experience free of charge. Before the course proper, we throw in three days of preparation, where we revise the content of the PADI Divemaster course.

We have our exclusive centre with air-conditioned classroom, so you can concentrate on what is most important. The centre is right next to our swimming pool, so you can always grab a tank and jump in the pool for some practice if you feel the need.

Wanna be more valuable on the instructor's market?
Add a value to your resume, become a specialty instructor and offer wider range of courses for your students.
We offer Deep, Wreck, Night, Enriched air, Sidemount, Underwater navigator, Search and recovery, Underwater photography, Oxygen provider instructor specialties.

To take this course, you must be:
  • 18 years old;
  • Certified diver for six months
  • A PADI Divemaster (or qualifying certification from another training organization);
  • If not a PADI Divemaster, successfully complete the PADI Divemaster course dive rescue assessment;
  • An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months;
  • Have at least 80 dives to begin the course and 100 for certification;
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

IDC price is 90000 pesos.
Includes all PADI materials, diving costs, and lunch on most days.
Excludes PADI fees for 2020: Instructor Examination enrollment fee AUD930, PADI Instructor application fee AUD267, EFR Instructor application fee AUD184.
Specialty instructor application fees are AUD106 each.

Specialty instructor course price is 5000 pesos per specialty or 20000 pesos for 5 specialties when combined with IDC.

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