PADI IDC South of France

Become a PADI Instructor with us on the Cote d’Azur!

Price : €1,550

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The PADI IDC South of France is an 11 day course that prepares you to become a competent entry level Open Water Scuba Instructor.  It opens up employment opportunities in some of the most beautiful dive destinations on the planet!

There are classroom presentations on a broad range of subjects including Risk Management, Marketing, General Standards and the main courses in the PADI system.  You will be taught how to teach in the classroom, confined and open water.

You will be DiveMaster or equivalent from another training organisation and you must have a minimum of 100 logged dives prior to attending an IE.

You will be assessed on your ability to teach.  You will be given positive coaching to develop and improve.

Demonstration level ability for Rescue Exercise 7 (Unconscious Diver on the surface) gets refined and assessed.  You will participate in a number of in-water workshops to hone your diving and teaching skills.  You will be assessed on your ability to interpret, remember and understand the logic of PADI Training Standards and how they are structured in the Instructor Manual.

During the two days of IDC preparation your prior knowledge of dive theory and quality of skill demonstrations will be checked and brought up to speed.

Sometimes all of the terminology can become confusing when researching your options, so here is a quick guide:

AI = Assistant Instructor.  First part of a full IDC, an Assistant Instructor can also be done in it’s own right and can do significantly more than a DiveMaster.

OWSI = Open Water Scuba Instructor.  Second part of a full IDC where your knowledge of the PADI system and teaching skills get honed and refined, also the name of an entry level Instructor with PADI.

IE = Instructor Examination.  Two day exam assessing your competences gained during the IDC (AI + OWSI).

EFRi = Emergency First Response Instructor.  This is now a prerequisite for certification as a PADI OWSI, and is done during the middle weekend of the IDC over a day and a half.

You will need an IDC Candidate Crewpack, and all student materiels from the PADI system (if you are a candidate crossing over from another teaching organisation).  The latter is available as a crossover kit.

We can supply these kits to your home or work address for €535 and €235 respectively.

Price : €1,550

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