PADI Dive Instructor Development Course – IDC

Bali, Indonesia is one of the most successful dive training location worldwide, where you can learn to be an instructor while diving with Mantas and Mola Molas! Join our PADI Dive Instructor Development Course (IDC) in Nusa Lembongan working alongside Legend Diving Lembongan and be part of one of the fastest growing PADI 5* IDC Center in Asia! The PADI IDC is the heartbeat of the PADI system. It’s one of the most rewarding life experiences, opening up a world full of opportunities for you as a PADI professional. Your future career will take you to the most beautiful places in the world, a job that most people only dream of!

During the PADI IDC, you’ll learn how to utilize and adapt the PADI system of diver education to meet your student divers individual needs. Whether you’re in the classroom, confined water or conducting an open water presentation, you’ll learn the best techniques and real life teaching tips using the latest PADI multimedia and training aids.

During our IDC, we aim to offer you exceptional training. Our 13 day program allows us flexibility and time to focus on your professional development as a PADI Dive Instructor. You’ll get the individual attention you’ll need to become a successful PADI professional. Our IDC Course will give you amazing personal attention and real life teaching experiences.

Key subjects include:

  • PADI Standards and Procedures for all PADI courses you will be certified to teach.

  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System

  • Teaching knowledge development in the classroom

  • Conducting Confined water training sessions in the pool

  • Conducting Open Water training dives in the ocean

  • Risk Management, Legal Responsibility & Diver Safety

  • The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor

  • Marketing Diving and Sales Counselling

  • Instructor level dive theory: Physics, Physiology, Decompression theory, Skills and Environment and Dive Equipment.

Included in our IDC:

  • 14 days IDC Program Schedule followed by 2 days of Instructor Examination (IE)

  • 2 days IDC Preparation on Dive Theory Lectures (Physics, Physiology, Decompression Theory and Equipment)

  • PADI IDC Crew Pak (required materials)

  • Free O2 Provider Instructor Specialty Training

  • Access to Online Dive Theory

  • Free Freediver and Adaptive Techniques Workshop

  • 16GB of digital teaching tools for use during and after IDC

  • Free 10 Fun Dives and preparation prior to your Instructor Course

  • Lifetime of support in your new career with Dive-Careers Worldwide employment network


To join us on our IDC you should:

  • Hold a PADI Divemaster or Assistant Dive Instructor qualification with current membership of PADI, or an equivalent leadership level certification with another training organization
  • Have proof of 60 logged dives
  • Have medical clearance of fitness to dive, signed by a doctor within the past 12 months
  • Hold proof of first aid/cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training within the last 24 months
  • Have been a certified diver (Open Water Diver course or equivalent) for at least six months
  • Be at least 18 years old

To join an IE, in addition to the above you must have proof of a minimum of 100 logged dives, and have successfully completed the Dive Instructor Development Course (IDC).

[ PADI IDC Course fees for Nusa Lembongan ]

PADI IDC Training Course  – 2150USD

Including EFRI training and all required materials

PADI IDC Separate fees 2019 (Paid direct to PADI):

Instructor Application: 267 AUD
EFR Instructor Application: 184 AUD
Instructor Exam: 930 AUD

Total Cost: 1381 AUD