Full Instructor Course

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Full Instructor Course

from 999.00

Change your life and become a PADI Diving Instructor! The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the full instructor course that prepares you to become a professional diving instructor. The course consists of the Assistant Instructor and the Open Water Scuba Instructor

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Course Packages

  • Bronze (£1095): The standard IDC. This usually takes 8 days to complete with an additional day to complete the Emergency First Response Instructor course.
  • Silver (£1,795): Benefit from one-on-one instruction. The course can often be completed in about 7 days. If you are interested in doing this then please contact the shop for dates.

Course Costs do not include:

  • E-Learning
  • Course Materials
  • Instructor Examination Fee (payable to PADI)
  • Instructor Application (payable to PADI)
  • EFR Instructor application (payable to PADI)

In total, you will need to budget around £2500 to become a diving instructor. Please note that the fees payable to PADI and course materials are set globally. You won’t find any of these cheaper anywhere else in the world.


Course prerequisites

The course is usually broken up into two parts run over long weekends: the AI and OWSI sections. For more information on these then please see the individual courses.

The IDC is loads of fun and at DLL we've had a 100% pass rate since the shop changed hands 7 years ago!

To find out more then please do pop into the shop or give us a call and we'd be very happy to have a chat!