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Become a PADI Instructor

Are you a divemaster or certified assistant that’s ready to take dive leadership to the next level?Then, you’re ready to start your journey towards PADI®Instructor.PADI Instructors are the most in-demand dive professionals with scuba career opportunities available globally.As a PADI Instructor, you’ll transform the lives of others while living a life others only dream of.

Basic IDC
  • EFRI course
  • IDC Crew Pack
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Master Scuba Diver Prep
Silver Plan
  • EFRI course
  • IDC Crew Pack
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Master Scuba Diver Prep
Gold Plan
  • EFRI course
  • IDC Crew Pack
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Master Scuba Diver Prep
Why Become a PADI Instructor at Estepona Dive Center?

Going pro in diving can be a rewarding and fulfilling career for those who love the sport. To become a PADI professional, one must undergo diver level PADI dive courses and then progress to professional courses. The PADI Divemaster course is the first step in becoming a PADI Professional, while the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor course teaches people how to dive and transforms lives through scuba diving. As a PADI Specialty Instructor, one can provide in-depth information about dive disciplines like wreck diving or coral preservation.

The PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating signifies a high commitment to the PADI System of diver training. As a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, one can teach and certify PADI Assistant Instructors at PADI Five Star Dive Centers or PADI Five Star Dive Resorts, assist PADI Course Directors with the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). The prestigious PADI Master Instructor certification is followed by the PADI Course Director, the pinnacle of PADI Professional training, allowing instructors to teach PADI instructor level courses.

What’s Involved?

Training for a PADI professional requires dedication, but there are many options to fit your schedule. Some knowledge development sections can be available online through PADI eLearning® before completing the rest of the course with a PADI Professional. With over 6200 PADI facilities worldwide, it’s easy to find a PADI Dive Shop or Resort where you can complete your training, either locally or while on vacation.

    • If you’re ready to become a PADI Instructor, enroll in the PADI Instructor Development Course(IDC).
    • During your IDC training, you’ll build upon your skills as a divemaster or certified assistant while also developing your public speaking and teaching skills. You will also hone your in-water skills to demonstration-ready levels, and learn how to properly evaluate in-water skills performed by student divers.
    • Upon successful completion of the IDC, you’ll attend a PADI Instructor Examination Conducted by PADI Regional Headquarters staff. This is the final step towards earning your PADI Instructor certification. The Instructor Examination is unique toPADIandensures all new PADI Instructors Are prepared for real world teaching prior to certification.
What Can I teach as a PADI Instructor?

As a PADI Instructor, you can teach and conduct a variety of PADI’s most popular recreational courses and programs, including:

    • PADI Scuba Diver/Open Water Diver
    • Adventure Diver/Advanced Open Water Diver
    • Rescue Diver
    • Divemaster
    • Advanced Snorkeler (Skin Diver) and Discover Snorkeling
    • Discover Scuba® Diving
    • PADI Seal Team™ and Bubblemaker™
    • PADI ReActivate® and Discover Local Diving
    • Peak Performance Buoyancy
    • PADI AWARE™Specialty
    • Coral Reef Conservation
What prerequisites are required to enroll in the PADI IDC?

To enroll in an Instructor Development Course, you will need to meet the following requirements:

    • have been a certified diver for at least six months
    • be a minimum of 18 years old
    • have at least 60 logged dives to enter the IDC, and 100 logged dives to attend an Instructor Examination
    • complete an Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care Certification Course(or equivalent course)within the past 24 months
    • be medically cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months
    • You will also need to be certified as an Emergency First Response Instructor Or hold a qualifying credential for your PADI Instructor application to be approved at PADI Dive professionals with a professional rating from another organization may be eligible to enroll in the PADI IDC–contact us to learn more!
Are you ready to begin your journey to PADI Instructor?

Join us for our next Become a PADI Pro event to learn about how you can turn your dream of being a PADI Instructor into a reality. Contact us for private counseling and to help plan your next steps as a dive professional.Your dream of becoming a PADI Instructor starts today. Let us show you how!

Phone: +34 636 883 311
Estepona, Spain, 29680
Calle del Naranjo, 5 local 1, Club deportivo Babylon (seghers) - Estepona, Spain, 29680