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Instructor Examination [IE]

Instructor Examination [IE]

Your PADI Instructor Examinations in Phuket

The PADI IE in Phuket, Thailand (Instructor Examination) is the final step in becoming a certified PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor. This is how PADI ensures that only the highest quality of scuba divers become PADI Pro’s and continue to keep the scuba diving industry safe and reliable.

The PADI IE in Phuket, Thailand consists of a variety of different exams and tasks over two days, culminating in your graduation ceremony. The different parts and general timetable for the IE is explained below.

PADI IE Day Aussie Divers Phuket

PADI IE Day Aussie Divers Phuket

Day 1 – Saturday

IE Orientation and Registration: Time: 7:30 AM

Location: Alpina Phuket Nalina Resort & Spa: 7/1 Ketkwan Road, Kata Beach, Karon District, A.Muang Phuket 83100 Thailand

The IE is a standardized, objective evaluation conducted by Instructor Examiners from PADI Asia-Pacific Headquarters.

This is the schedule we usually have in Phuket, Thailand

Tonny Preparation IE Presentation Aussie Divers

Tonny Preparation IE Presentation Aussie Divers

8:30am – Commence Theory and Standards Exams

5-part theory exam Physics, Physiology, Equipment, Skills & Environment and the PADI Recreational Dive Planner – multiple choice, true/false, 12 questions

PADI Systems, Standards & Procedures exam – multiple choice, open book, 50 question exam – 90 minutes

12:00pm – Classroom Presentations

2:30pm – Confined Water Presentations – Kata Big Rock Pool

Demonstrate a five skill circuit as detailed by the Examiners
Perform 1 Confined Water Teaching Presentation

PADI IDC Confined Water Aussie Divers

PADI IDC Confined Water Aussie Divers

Day 2 – Sunday

7:30am – Kata Beach – PADI Briefing

Perform 1 Open Water Teaching Presentation with two skills

8:30am – Rescue Scenarios – Open Water Presentations

11:30am – Closing Ceremony

Ending ceremony, now you are a PADI Instructor!!!

Happy New Instructors Aussie Divers IDC

Happy New Instructors Aussie Divers IDC

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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