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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Got Questions? We Got Answers!

No matter how hard we try to put all the information into our IDC pages and Package Information we know there are always going to be questions. So we have built this Frequently Asked Questions section to answer some of the more commonly asked questions about doing your IDC in Phuket and what happens after you graduate. So please read the FAQ section to see if your question has already been answered and if not you are always welcome to contact us via phone or email.

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Fitness & Health FAQ

A: No. But it helps. The fitter you are the easier you will be able to d [...]

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After The Course FAQ

Here is a list of questions about what you can do after the IDC. A: It [...]

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Everything Else FAQ

A: The weather in Phuket is warm all year round. Temperatures range betw [...]

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A Professional IDC With - 'Aussie Divers Phuket'

Lets face facts for a moment, the dive shop & Course Director who teach you to be a Scuba Diving Instructor is one of the most important decisions you make when doing an IDC, be it in Phuket, Thailand, or elsewhere in the world. Names & reputations count for a lot in the scuba industry & if you get it wrong you will spend 3 intimate weeks over your course regretting it. Don't trust your instructor education and future employablility to just anyone, trust it to a world reknown, professional & Five Star PADI Instructor Development Centre like Aussie Divers IDC Phuket, we will ensure you get the best PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor education that money can buy.

Your Course Directors will be with you throughout the IDC & IE, on hand for any and all questions regarding your course. Darren Gaspari is an exceptional dive, sales & business coach who will help you not only become a great dive instructor, but also impart knowledge that will one day be essential to you as a PADI professional who wants to start their own dive centre. Do not hesitate, get a world class dive education today with Aussie Divers IDC Phuket!

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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!

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Do I Need to Know How To Swim to be a Scuba Diving Instructor?

The short answer is YES, yes you do. This is simply because as a PADI scuba diving instructor you are an ambassador for the oceans and scuba diving as a sport, which also means promoting safety and comfort in the water for your customers and students when you are teaching. Without quality swimming skills and your own personal in-water comfort being of an extremely high level, you will simply never be a ' great scuba diving instructor' if the medium in which you teach is always frightening to you because you know you can't swim effectively without a flotation device that will shine through in your teaching. When an instructor is 10 [...]

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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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Simplifying your PADI IDC Choices

Aussie Divers Phuket - Instructor Development Course Simplifying your PADI IDC Choices · Be a certified diver for at least 6 months · Be at least 18 years of age · Be a PADI Divemaster or equivalent from other agency · 60 logged dives to start 100 to be certified (let us know if you do not have 100 logged dives) · Experience in Navigation dives, night dives and deep dives · Have Emergency First Response Training or equivalent with CPR Training completed in the last 24 months · Have a medical certificate not older than 12 month and must be signed by a doctor Dates for [...]

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