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Instructor Development Course

Complete your PADI Dive Instructor Development Course at Buddha View Dive Centre and embark on an exciting journey towards becoming a certified diving professional. Our comprehensive PADI Dive Instructor Course is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to confidently teach and guide others in the world of SCUBA diving.

Led by experienced and qualified Course Directors, this course covers a wide range of topics including dive theory, teaching methodologies, safety protocols, and practical teaching exercises. With hands-on training and personalized guidance, you will gain the expertise and confidence needed to excel as a PADI Open Water SCUBA Dive Instructor. Join us at Buddha View Dive Centre and unlock a rewarding career in the diving industry.

Why Choose Our IDC?

  • Experienced Instructors: Our experienced Course Director and Master Instructors are dedicated to your success, providing guidance and support throughout the course.

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Train in a professional environment equipped with the latest resources, including classrooms, confined water areas, and access to open water for realistic training scenarios.

  • Individualized Attention: We believe in personalized training. Small class sizes ensure that you receive the attention and guidance needed to excel.

  • Dive Destination: Our center is located in the heart of Tanote Bay at Koh Tao, offering not just a course but an opportunity to experience diving in one of the world's most captivating underwater environments.

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PADI Instructor Examination Schedule

2024

May 2024

June 2024

Jully 2024

Aug 2024

Sept 2024

Oct 2024

Nov 2024

Dec 2024

IDC 

7-20 May 

11-24 June

9-22 Jully

6-19 Aug

10-23 Sept

8-21 Oct

12-25 Nov

3-16 Dec

Koh Tao IE 

21-22 May

 25-26 June

23-24 Jully

20-21 Aug

24-25 Sept

22-23 Oct

26-27 Nov

17-18 Dec

The program

IDC at Koh Tao in Thailand

Orientation Classroom

Dive Theory Workshop Classroom

PADI System Workshop Classroom

Learning and Teaching Workshop Classroom

Discover Scuba Diving Workshop ( CW and OW )

Open Water Dive Course Scheduling

Risk Management Workshop

Social Media and Sales Techniques Workshop Classroom

Knowledge Development Presentation Workshop

Skill Development Workshop

Confined Water Training Workshop

Confined Water Teaching Presentations

Open Water Training Workshop

Open Water Teaching Presentations

Continuing Education Workshop

Advanced Open Water Course Workshop

Rescue Diver Course Workshop

Mock IE

Prerequisites

You must be a certified PADI Divemaster (or a comparable certification from a recognised dive organisation)

You must be at least 18 years old

You must have at least 100 logged dives

You must have completed an EFR Primary and Secondary care course in the last 24 months

You must be in good physical health and have been medically checked and cleared within the last 12 months

Price

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 BASIC IDC PACKAGE

64,900 THB

Including

 Full IDC and EFRI training

39,900 THB

All PADI and EFRI online Course materials and back pack 

25,000 THB

diving insurance

Optional use of BV diving equipment

Fun dives during the IDC

Buddha View T-shirt

 

PADI EXAM FEES

NOT INCLUDED

SEE FULL IDC PACKAGE

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 FULL IDC PACKAGE

104,900 THB

 Basic IDC package included
 

PADI EXAM FEES  INCLUDED

PADI IDC application

331.00 AUD

 Instructor Exam Fee

1,120.00 AUD

EFR instructor

228.00 AUD

 Course duration 20 nights
Daily transfers to the dive centre
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FULL IDC PACKAGE  + Accommodation*

115,900 THB

20 NIGHTS

Private room with AC

Couples welcome

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IDC + MSDT FULL PACKAGE

135,950 THB

IDC Full Package Included

5 Instructor Specialties

Including

Deep

Wreck

Enriched Air (Nitrox)

25 certification Team Teaching

Course duration 7 weeks

 

IDC + MSDT FULL PACKAGE  + Accommodation*

161,900 THB

7 weeks

Private room with AC

Couples welcome

If you are looking to purchase your own equipment we can assist you to source everything on Koh Tao using our shop discount for better prices.

* Long-term accommodation at Tanote Good View Resort 

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