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IDC Timetable

IDC Timetable

The Structure Of Your IDC Course In Phuket With Aussie Divers

A full PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) takes 12 days to complete, with 2 days immediately after that for your PADI Instructor Exams (IE) in Phuket.

At Aussie Divers Phuket we do encourage our PADI IDC candidates to arrive in Phuket a few days prior to starting the PADI IDC program. This gives you some extra preparation time, a chance to settle in, and the ability to get some dives in prior to taking on the PADI IDC program.

The basic timetable for an Instructor Development Course is below.

Days Activity
-5 to 0 Diving, EFR Renewal, IDC Prep
0 – 5 Part 1: Assistant Instructor [AI]
5 – 12 Part 2: Open Water Scuba Instructor [OWSI]
13 – 14 Instructor Examination [IE]
15 – 20 Specialty Instructor Training

Aussie Divers Phuket offers early PADI IDC prep dates a few days prior to the start of your IDC program. These are several days that are put aside for you to use our classroom for any study you wish to do before the PADI IDC begins.

If you need to do some diving before the IDC to refresh skills or just for fun, you need to do them before the IDC begins. There is absolutely no room or time after an IDC begins for fun diving activities.

EFR renewal if required needs to be completed before the IDC begins!

After successful completion of your PADI IDC and PADI IE, the PADI Specialty Instructor training is not a set number of days. This can be done in 3-4 days after the Phuket IE and depends on the number of specialties you are completing with us.

Dates for Aussie Divers Phuket IDC and PADI IE

Here is a list of the Aussie Divers Phuket PADI IDCs dates for 2023, including the PADI IE dates for Phuket.

Month Prep Dates Instructor Development Course PADI Instructor Examinations Phuket Specialty Instructor Dates
January TBC TBC 21th - 22nd January 2023 TBC
February 01st - 05th February 2023 06th - 17th February 2023 18th - 19th February 2023 20th - 24th February 2023
March 01st March - 05th March 2023 06th March - 17th March 2023 18th - 19th March 2023 20th - 24th March 2023
April 29th March - 02nd April 2023 03rd - 14th April 2023 15th - 16th April 2023 17th - 20th April 2023
May 26th April - 30th April 2023 01st - 12th May 2023 13th - 14th May 2023 15th - 18th May 2023
June 31st May - 4th June 2023 5th - 16th June 2023 17th - 18th June 2023 19th - 23rd June 2023
July 28th June - 02nd July 2023 03rd July - 14th July 2023 15th - 16th July 2023 17th - 20th July 2023
August 26th July - 30st July 2023 31st July - 11th August 2023 12th - 13th August 2023 14th - 18th August 2023
September 30th August - 03rd September 2023 04th August - 15th September 2023 16th - 17th September 2023 18th - 21st September 2023
October 27th September - 01st October 2023 02nd - 13th October 2023 14th - 15th October 2023 16th - 20th October 2023
November 201st - 05th November 2023 06th - 17th November 2023 18th - 19th November 2023 20th - 24th November 2023
December TBC - Contact Us TBC 16th - 17th December 2023 TBC

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