PADI Instructor Development Course

AED6,300.00 2 hours

Stop dreaming of a better life, become a PADI Instructor……………….

THE IDC – the most famous PADI professional programme.

You only get to train once as a PADI Instructor, so make the right choice with the most reputable PADI Instructor Development Course. The PADI IDC is the PADI AI and OWSI combined in one programme – the training you need to attend the PADI IE and become a PADI OWSI.

Why Choose Divers Down for your PADI Professional Training?

– We are the only PADI Career Development Centre in UAE.
– We have two resident Course Directors
– We offer free instructor course preparation workshops ahead of training

– You will get discounts on scuba equipment (we are dealer and distributor of major brands)
– We have the broadest range of continuing education options in UAE — PADI Specialties, PADI TecRec and Rebreather training, plus Sidemount diving and much more.
Before starting the course, you will complete Knowledge Development sections via self-study and eLearning. eLearning Standards Exam & Theory Exams. Your Course Director will guide you through the schedule.

During the PADI IDC you will learn how to apply the complete PADI system to all courses.

Life changer Pro

Includes: IDC + EFRI

Life changer Pro Plus

This incredible MSDT offer includes the IDC + EFRI + MSDT (Eanx, DPV, O2 Provider, Deep and SMB Instructor Specialties)



Register for IDC Online – PADI’s eLearning option that lets you study independently at your own pace before class. There are nine interactive knowledge development sections. Pre study online saves classroom time, which allows more time for practicing the skills that distinguish you as a PADI Instructor.

Also, sign up for Dive Theory Online, if you haven’t already completed it or it’s been more than a year since you went through it. The program is a straightforward review of dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus using the Recreational Dive Planner (RDP). By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for the dive theory exam requirement during your IDC.

Visit us in Dubai or Fujairah and discuss your best option on how to achieve your Instructor goal.


  • A PADI Divemaster who has been a certified diver for at least six months
  • At least 60 logged dives and 100 dives to attend an IE.
  • 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
  • You also need to be an Emergency First Response Instructor, but you can earn this rating during your instructor training.


IDC – 9 days

IDC + EFRI – 10 days


  • IDC — 6,300 AED (excluding material)
  • Life Changer Pro — 6,800 AED (excluding material)
  • Life Changer Pro Plus – 9000 AED (excluding material)

Additional Costs/Fees:

  • Deluxe Materials Pack: 3,375 AED

IDC Crewpak + EFRI Crewpak plus AI eLearning. Save almost 1,500 AED  Highly Recommended

  • IDC application 129 GBP (payable directly to PADI)
  • Instructor Exam fee 445 GBP (payable directly to PADI)
  • EFRI fee 77 GBP (payable directly to PADI)

Learn to Dive PADI e-Learning

All materials are available from Divers Down.

Location – Dubai or Fujairah


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