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Donald Booker

Donald Booker

A fantastic team for a PADI IDC

I did my PADI Divemaster course with Ashley Walker in Queensland in 2013. Ash mentioned he was having a great time working in Thailand with Aussie Divers.

Ash convinced me to head to Phuket and to do my PADI Instructor Development Course with Aussie Divers Phuket.

Darren and the team really made the course a couple of weeks to remember.

Ash recommended that I do PADI IDC online and I am glad that I did. It freed me up to work on other parts of the course and even let me have a days break in the second week which I really needed.

The support I got through the IDC not only from Darren and Ash but from the whole team was unbelievable. From the moment I arrived in Phuket the whole team from the cleaner (Joy) to Darren the Course Director made me feel like I was a part of their team and not just a customer.

Many thanks to Hua and Nan (office staff), Big (Divemaster), Mike, Nina, Emily, Martin and Andre as well as the staff at Happy Days for a fantastic two weeks.

I highly recommend doing you PADI IDC with Aussie Divers Phuket.

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Living The Dream After Instructor Graduation

Finding work after becoming a Scuba Diving Instructor can sometimes be a daunting task, you are competing against people with much more experience who have been working in the industry longer. The best thing about doing your Instructor Course in Phuket is that there is almost always work for new instructors and Aussie Divers will help you to get it. We have awesome and varied post graduation programs, ranging from 'Ride Alongs' with our elite instructors to instructor internships where experience & responsibility can be had in real world environments with real customers, getting you the qualifications & certifications you need to be attractive to employers.

The absolute best way to ensure employability after you graduate to a fully fledged (OWSI) Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor is to continue your training with PADI, especially when it comes to the PADI instructor specialties we teach here at Aussie Divers. Once you have five Instructor specialties under your belt you will become an M.S.D.T or Master Scuba Diver Trainer, which looks much better on your diving resume'. Specialties include being able to teach the PADI Deep Diver (40m), Enriched Air Nitrox, PADI Wreck Diver, Sidemount Diver, Digital Underwater Photographer courses, plus many many more!

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IDC Phuket Thailand Endorsements

Andrew Dahl

After a non-teaching gap of 20 years, I decided to re-certify as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor making me a bit of an unusual PADI IDC student. Having already been an instructor working professionally in the industry many many years ago, I knew that my relationship with my PADI Course Director was vitally important. Given that I have reached the grumpy old man stage of life, I also knew that I needed someone with not just significant dive industry experience but also some life experience. So I booked my Instructor Exams directly with PADI, then came to Phuket to look for the right man and the right PADI 5 star IDC Centre for the j [...]

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Why I love to Teach Scuba Diving

Why I love to Teach Scuba Diving In 2008 I quit a perfectly good and well paying job to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor here in Phuket. It was a decision that was made with some apprehension however it is a choice that I have never regretted. I have been fortunate enough to progress through the PADI ranks and now made it to the highest PADI instructor rating, the PADI Master Instructor. Being a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor or PADI Master Instructor opens up a world of different job opportunities in a vast range of countries and environments and gives you the opportunity to meet people from a vast range of nationalities [...]

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Preparing for your PADI IDC Course – Hints and Tips

Your interested in becoming a PADI Instructor and taking your professional diving career to the next level, but what preparation work should you do prior to the IDC program? We do recommend to all our IDC Candidate here at Aussie Divers to arrive in Phuket a few days before the official start date of the IDC programs, this does give you a couple of days pre-IDC prep. There is also a few things you can start doing prior to coming to Phuket however, after all the more prepared you are for the IDC program the more successful it will be. Prior to the IDC course you should be preparing yourself by revising your dive theory, practising yo [...]

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The Best Instructor Development Center In Thailand

Here at Aussie Divers IDC Phuket we do not worry about the number of divers or IDC candidates we have, we worry exclusively about the quality of your education, be it one person or many, you'll never feel abandoned or bored when training, working or diving with us. Maintaining relationships before during and after any courses done with us is what Aussie Divers is all about. To help manage such a huge base of divers & industry professionals we built this diver network, connecting on every social media platform we can think of coupled with extremely helpful blog articles, to keep you engaged & to keep you engaged with us for the entirety of your diving career!