Instructor Pro IDC Tips
What to expect on your PADI Instructor Exams (PADI IE)
One of the most common questions during the PADI Instructor Development Course (PADI IDC) is "What happens at the PADI Instructor Exams?" Ultimately scuba diving is fun, and teaching should be fun as well right? During the PADI IE weekend you will actually have a lot of fun. Aussie Divers Phuket's intensive IDC program is designed to prepare you for the PADI Instructor Exams, and by the time you reach the IE weekend you’ll be very well prepared to not only pass but also go on to teach with confidence. After multiple pool session and classroom presentation practise there will be nothing you do with the PADI Examiner that you will have not already done countless times with us before. Written [...] Read The Story Instructor Pro IDC Tips
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 your presentation and demonstration skills and [...] Read The Story Instructor Pro IDC Tips
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 100% comfortable in the water, inside of a BCD or [...] Read The Story