PADI Instructor Development Course
Next Course 13/10/2018 to 26/10/2018
Scuba diving is the most emerging pastime on the planet. More and more people chose this special activity to have fun, relax and live experience moments that nothing else can offer..
So if you want to be a part of this new world, if you want to turn your hobby into a career and use your passion and skills to motivate, train and certify scuba divers then the PADI Instructor Development Course is exactly what you need!
Our vision is to create the diving professionals of tomorrow! We will share all of our secrets and demonstrate all of our skills so that you can become instantly a valid member of any PADI dive center or resort in the world! We respect your choice of working for the diving industry and we will do our best to show you how to become the best!
Why take the IDC Course with us:
Diveness’ IDC Course has features and services that make it UNIQUE and INNOVATIVE throughout the Greek diving industry!
For the first time in Greece there will be a Course Director coming to us from Egypt, the country where diving tourism is No 2 national income source. Following you will see a short curriculum of our Course Director and you can check that his experience is nothing like anyone has ever seen in Greece…and all this will be handed in to you without restrictions so that you can be the diving professional that all will seek out!
Let’s have a closer look to our Course Director:
- He’s been a Course Director since 2007
- He is the owner of a dive center in Egypt since 2004
- He’s successfully completed 50 IDC courses so far
- He has certified 327 Open Water Scuba Instructors and 225 Specialty Instructors/Tec Instructors to the day
- He has 20 years of experience in managing Dive Centers and resorts and 22 years of experience in Scuba Diving Training
With this cooperation we open yet another professional path for the participants of this course towards the Egyptian market… a place which absorbs diving professionals constantly!
For the first time in a Greek IDC Course you’ll find sponsors like Stergiou Family, Amita and Forever Living Products (FBO:E.Gkantis)! These giants of the Greek market recognised our vision, trusted us and decided to be the ones who will cover our dietary needs as well as all of our refreshments and aloe energy drinks – for all of our candidates during the IDC. Our energy levels will be at the top with our unique goal being success! Nothing is left to luck… every detail plays its part for best result!
Our IDC’s duration is 13 days! Almost double in length compared to any other similar course. We want to be sure that you will be ready and able to work in ANY PADI dive center or resort of the planet and not just be successful at your exams! We want to have the required time to achieve the thoroughness, perfection and professionalism that we envision for you!
All of our staff and specifically J. Aggelakos, A. Spanea, J. Efstathiou, O. Papadougoulas and D. Mpormpotis will be by your side from the first moment to transfer their personal experience regarding the handling of your professional stance, sales, image and all the practices that make up a successful dive center like Diveness along with anything else that you may need in order to become successful!
This is us…we make up DIVENESS ACADEMY and we are waiting for you with our only goal to make you a part of the global diving industry!
What you will learn:
During the PADI IDC Course you will learn how to train your student divers in all the PADI Scuba Diving Courses. You will learn how to organize and present your theoretical sessions. You will evolve and perfect demonstrating your diving skills and you will also learn the way, through which you will correct and train your own diver students, in the near future. Among other things you will be trained in the following subjects:
- PADI’s Standards and Procedures for all the courses you will be teaching
- PADI’s system, Learning and Training
- Risk Management and Divers’ Safety
- Business of diving and your role as a PADI Instructor
- Sales and Promotion of Scuba Diving
- PADI Divemaster or an equivalent certification from any other diving organization
- At least 18 years of age
- Diving Certification 6 months prior to the IDC date
- 60 logged dives
- 100 logged dives to be able to participate in the examination process
- Signed medical statement of fitness in the last 12 months
- Certification of First Aid within the last 24 months
1000 € + VAT including:
- IDC Course and Course Director
- EFRI materials included
- Scuba diving gear SCUBAPRO
- DAN Insurance
- Greek/English Guide to Teach
- Transfer of scuba equipment to and from the dive site
- Diveness’ facilities (lockers, showers, classroom etc)
- Pool when and where needed
- Additional Instructional Material
- 2 PADI Specialties. PADI Enriched Air Diver and one of the PADI U/W Navigator or PADI Night Diver
- Preparation for the IDC Course a month prior to its beginning
- 3 meals per day for the student diver for every day during the IDC
- Drinks and refreshments for the student divers for every day of the IDC
- Coffee, tea, water
Price does not include:
- PADI fees (exam participation fees, scuba diving application, EFR Instructor application)
- Instructional Materials for the instructor candidate