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INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE Learn with the Dive Centre that does it all

PADI Instructor Development Course

Knowledge, experience and expertise - in all aspects of diving.

As one of the premier centres in Australia, we're interested in a whole lot more than just dive training. Established for almost 30 years, here at Dive Centre Manly we are actively involved in everything to do with the dive industry. If you're keen to train with the best and become a well-rounded and profressional instructor, look no further.

  • We have been training Instructors for 20+ years;
  • We run some of Sydney's and Australia's highest quality Learn to Dive courses, with our own training pool;
  • We teach almost every PADI Specialty, including Equipment Specialty and Gas Blending;
  • We were instrumental in the setting up of Sydney's first and only fully protected Marine Aquatic Reserve, and we continue to be the major player in conservation and Dive Against Debris events in close collaboration with Project AWARE;
  • We are registered and trained Service Technicians and tank testers;
  • We are the leading Technical Diving shop in Sydney, both in training technical divers and growing the strong technical diving community;
  • We have a premium full gas blending system to make any helium and oxygen  mix;
  • We are one of the only Dive Centres in Australia offering the unique skills development GUE courses;
  • We teach everything here - from Intro to Snorkel tours to Trimix Technical Instructor Training.

There are many dive centres and dive instructors out there. As a candidate on Dive Centre Manly's Instructor Development Course you will get the benefits of the experience of all of the above, and more, to help you achieve your diving dreams, no matter where you plan to go.

What is involved:

The Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program is one of two distinct components of PADI’s Instructor Development Course (IDC)—the core of PADI Instructor training. The first portion is the Assistant Instructor course followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor program. The OWSI program is a minimum of four days. It introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator.

Includes:

  • Dive Centre Manly professional training
  • PADI Assistant Instructor Program
  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Program
  • Emergency First Instructor Program
  • Air Fills
  • Career Advice and Job Referrals
  • Use of tanks and weights
  • Use of training centre facilities
  • Professional Dive Centre Manly log book, cap and t-shirt
  • elearning access pass

Excludes:

  • PADI Instructor Development Crew Pack ($697 + GST)
  • EFR Instructor crew pack ($256 + GST)
  • Personal dive equipment
  • IDC Application Fee ($257 + GST)
  • Instructor Examination Fee ($890 Direct to PADI)

Cost: $1,995

Course Duration: 7 full days


 Course Structure:

The fun part of instructor training is interacting with course participants while creating friendships that continue long after the course concludes. You’ll begin networking with other professionals and begin to explore PADI Pro Diving Jobs worldwide. You’ll also have the opportunity to continue your professional education by participating in specialty instructor courses, which train you to teach specialties after instructor certification.

Day 1

  • Morning: Orientation, PADI system workshop, candidate preassessment exams
  • Afternoon: Dive thoery workshop, confined water training workshop, confined water teaching presentation - dry 

Day 2

  • Morning (confined water): Skill development workshop (and swim/tread), cnadidate confined water teaching presentation - wet 1, Discover Scuba Diving workshop - briefing and confined water
  • Afternoon: Learning and teaching workshop, knowledge development, presentation workshop, risk management and licensing workshop 

Day 3

  • Morning: Open Water training workshop, Open Water teaching presentation 
  • Afternoon (confined water): Candidate confined water teaching presentations - wet 2 & 3

Day 4

  • Morning: Open Water Training workshop, Open Water teaching presentation - dry 2, continuing education workshop 
  • Afternoon (open water): Candidate Open Water teaching presentation - wet 1, Discover Scuba Diving workshop - open water dive and registration, Advanced Open Water course workshop 

Day 5

  • Morning: Candidate knowledge development teaching presentations - 2 and 3, sales techniques workshop 
  • Early Afternoon (confined workshop): Candidate confined water teaching presentations - wet 4
  • Late Afternoon: Dive theory and systems, standards and procedures exams 

Day 6

  • Morning (open water): Candidate Open Water teaching presentation - wet 2, Rescue Diver Course workshop 
  • Afternoon: Course close makeups 

Day 7

  • EFR Instructor Course 

 


Equipment:

  • Weight
  • Tanks (provided)
  • Regulator
  • BCD
  • Alternate air source
  • SMB
  • Surface Signalling Device
  • 4 sided slate or u/w note book (preferred)
  • Mask
  • Snorkel
  • Open heel fins
  • Dive boots
  • Knife or cutting device
  • Exposure suit (7mm or drysuit)

To take this course, you must be:

  • Be certified as a PADI Divemaster or hold a leadership level certification with another recreational diver training organisation
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement for a diving medical examination conducted within the past 12 months
  • Have been a certified diver for at least six months and have completed and logged at least 60 open water scuba dives (as documented in the individual’s log book) and have documentation of experience in deep, night and navigation diving
  • Submit proof of CPR and first aid training within the last 24 months
  • Submit documentation of any qualifying certification for entry level, advanced, rescue and leadership-level issued by another recreational diver training organization (PADI Members who have these records on file at PADI do not need to resubmit)
  • If not a PADI Divemaster, successfully complete the PADI Divemaster course diver rescue skills assessment.

 

*Please contact us on (02) 9977 4355 or info@divesydney.com.au to learn more about our career packages.*

  Course Type End Date Places Available   Price    
PADI IDC F/T 30 Jul 2020 5 AUD 1995.00

Course Orientation
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Teaching in Confined Water
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
4 E's Counselling Workshop 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Knowledeg Development Presentation 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Skill Evaluation Circuit
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Conducting Open Water Training Dives
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
800 m Mask/Snk/Fin Swim
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Open Water Presentation 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Rescue Diver Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Knowledge Development Presentation 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Project Aware Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 3
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 4
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Rescue Diver Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Risk Management
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Duty of Care Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI Open Water Diver Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
General Standard & Procedures
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Adventures in Diving Program
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Knowledge Development Presentation 3
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Open Water Presentation 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
CESA Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI DSD Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Adventures in Diving Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Dive Theory Exams
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI Divemaster Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
4 E's Counselling Workshop 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI Systems, Standards & Procedures Exam
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
IE Briefing & Program Debrief
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM

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PADI IDC F/T 15 Nov 2020 5 AUD 1995.00

Course Orientation
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Developing Knowledge Development Presentations
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Teaching in Confined Water
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
4 E's Counselling Workshop 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Knowledeg Development Presentation 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Skill Evaluation Circuit
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Conducting Open Water Training Dives
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
800 m Mask/Snk/Fin Swim
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Open Water Presentation 1
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Rescue Diver Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Knowledge Development Presentation 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Project Aware Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 3
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Confined Water Presentation 4
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Rescue Diver Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Risk Management
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Duty of Care Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI Open Water Diver Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
General Standard & Procedures
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Adventures in Diving Program
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Knowledge Development Presentation 3
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Open Water Presentation 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
CESA Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI DSD Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Adventures in Diving Workshop
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
Dive Theory Exams
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI Divemaster Course
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
4 E's Counselling Workshop 2
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
PADI Systems, Standards & Procedures Exam
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM
IE Briefing & Program Debrief
Thu 28 May 2020
03:13 PM

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