Instructor Development Course

If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water.


  • IDC Online ELearning
  • IDC Crewpak with Guide to Teaching manual
  • Approval to attend a PADI IE upon successful completion
  • Emergency First Response (EFR) instructor Manuals
  • EFR instructor Certification upon successful completion
  • Emergency Oxygen Administration Specialty
  • Teaching Liability Insurance through training
  • IDC eLearning


  • Divemaster rating
  • 60 logged  dives (100 dives to attend an IE)
  • 18 years old
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months



Not included* :

  • PADI Fees

    • EFR Instructor application $118.00
    • IE fee $690.00
    • IDC application $175.00
  • PADI Annual Dues

    • EFR Instructor $79.00
    • Instructor with auto-renew $251.00
    • Teaching Liability Insurance


  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer Prep Course (varies with selected specialties.)
  • Private IDC add $2290.00
  • Dive Theory eLearning

*fees and dues subject to change. Consult current PADI price list.