Take that next step in your professional career and become a PADI Instructor with Hidden Depths Diving!
Imagine living a life few can only dream of. Well, now you can!
Becoming a diving instructor means that you can live in places few can only imagine, meet interesting people from all over the world and experience the amazing sites of the underwater world. Do you remember your first underwater breaths? By becoming an instructor, you can help others take that once in a lifetime breath and unlock a whole new world.
How to choose the right dive centre?
Once you make the decision to become a PADI Instructor, the next important step is to find the right place for you to study. Our IDC program could be just what you are looking for. Our Instructor Development Course will be conducted by Course Director Rod Bateman. Assisted by Master Instructor Gary Eldridge and Staff Instructor Rich Mean, our team are on hand to support you throughout your course. In keeping with our ethos of providing small groups and superb personal service, our IDC programs are run with a maximum of eight candidates to ensure you have our undivided attention.
How long does the IDC take?
Our program is run over 15 days, so that you can study at a relaxed pace and have all the time you need to fully prepare for your Instructor Exam (IE). The IE takes an additional 2 days.
How much does it cost?
The cost of our standard IDC package is 65,000 THB.
Our course includes:
– Two day prep course
– Emergency First Responder Instructor course (EFRI)
– Assistant Instructor & Open Water Scuba Instructor course
– Free Emergency Oxygen Provider course
– PADI materials for the OWSI and EFRI course
– PADI fees
– diving insurance
– equipment hire
2017 PADI fees
All fees are payable directly to PADI and are in Australian dollars
– IE enrolment $825
– Instructor application $238
– EFR instructor application $164
– Specialty Instructor application (price per specialty) $94
If you are interested in pursuing continuing your education, talk to us about our Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) and Staff Instructor courses.
We can help to support you throughout your time on Koh Lanta, helping you with accommodation, transport and assisting you prepare a CV to help you secure employment in the future. We can also offer you a discount on any equipment you wish to purchase.