Let us help you become a PADI Instructor!
To date we have trained over 300 Instructors, who now either own their own centre, or are busy training divers in all corners of the globe !
Our next Instructor course will start on 24th April – May 2nd 

The course will run from 24th April - 2nd May -  2024
The IE will be held directly after on 3rd - 4th May
Instructor specialty courses will be available from the 5th May

We know the ropes and will ensure you get the most out of your training to become a confident diving professional.

Once you complete your Instructor course we will be at hand to help you realise your goal, be it working at a centre or opening up your own School.

Our Full IDC Package includes:
Instructor Development Course ( AI + Plus OWSI)
PLUS: 12 nights shared apartment accommodation
Transport to and from the dive sites
Tanks, air and weights

What you need in order to enrol on this course:
You need to be a PADI Divemaster who has been a certified diver for six months
You need at least 60 logged dives and 100 dives to attend an IE.
Hold EFRI qualification, if you do not have this you can enrol on this course as an extra add on during the IDC.
A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
Personal set of diving equipment
Have completed the IDC theory online 

What to expect during your training:
The IDC is completed over an intensive 9 day period as the IDC teaches you to conduct all PADI core courses.
You’ll be able to organise and present information, conduct skill development sessions and control open water dives.
Basically, you become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills while watching out for student diver safety.
Key topics include:

PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops
Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
Risk Management and Diver Safety
The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor
Marketing Diving and Sales Counselling

On completion of the IDC you will be well prepared for your Instructor Exams, the IE typically takes place the day after your Instructor training course, where over a 2 day period you will be assessed by visiting PADI Examiners. Your Course Director will be present during the Instructor exams and will be on hand to assist you prepare for these 2 days of exams.
On completion of the Instructor exam, we will continue with 3 days of Specialities training, so you will be able to apply for your Instructor specialty ratings.

After the course, what's next?
There are job opportunities with us once you have gained your Instructor qualification, as most of our Team members are Maltaqua trained Instructors. 
We always prefer to employ Instructors who are familiar with our set up and method of teaching.
If you are looking to open your own centre, we can assist you with this also. Our sister company can assist you with school equipment, compressor installation, PADI materials, as well as help you with your centre application.

Talk to us, we are here to support you!

Extra costs you also need to consider :
Instructor Course Materials: Online theory code plus slates €669
EFRI Course Materials: Online code : €230

IDC Application: 230 EUR
Instructor Exam fee: 796.5 EUR
Speciality application fee: 54.3 EUR per application
EFR Instructor application: 142.8 EUR

The above fees are paid directly to PADI by credit card as soon as you have completed the IDC

Extra Add on Courses which can enrol on along side your IDC course:
EFRI : €100 Starting 23rd April (one day prior to the start of the Instructor Course)
Instructor specialities €115 each specialty

If you live locally or have already sourced your accommodation, let us know and we will quote you for the package without accommodation!


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