PADI Instructors are the most sought-after dive professionals around the world because they’ve completed the program that sets the standard for training dive professionals
You earn a PADI Instructor rating through hard work and commitment, but you’re rewarded with a job that lets you share incredible underwater adventures with others – transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours.
The IDC is split into two component parts, the PADI Assistant Instructor course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) course.
As an Assistant Instructor you will be able to independently teach a lot of elements in the Open Water course as well as the very rewarding Peak Performance Buoyancy course, Bubblemaker and Seam Team experiences.
Assistant Instructors are now also able to Instruct a bigger range of PADI specialties that we are able to teach you. These include Coral Reef Conservation, Project AWARE Specialist, Digital Underwater Photography, Emergency o2 Provider, EFR and Equipment Specialist making you a more marketable and versatile PADI Professional.
As an OWSI you can teach the full compliment of core PADI courses - Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue and Divemaster as well as the Peak Performance Buoyancy, ProjectAWARE and AWARE Coral Reef Conservation courses.
You will also have been certified as an EFR Instructor which adds to your versatility and earning potential as a PADI Pro.
There are countless other courses you can train in as an OWSI in the form of specialties from Wreck and Deep to AWARE Shark Conservation and Underwater Naturalist. The more you do, the more versatile you'll be as an instructor and the more fun you'll have along the way!