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Pro Platinum IDC Package

Pro Platinum IDC Package

Aussie Divers Pro Platinum IDC Package

So, what is different, and what is special about the Pro Platinum Package from Aussie Divers, well there is not just one thing, because there is a range of intangible benefits as well as core extra’s that will see you become a sought after scuba diving professional.

The first core benefit is the 25 Instructor Certifications, once you have those, you can certify as a PADI (MSDT) Master Scuba Diver Trainer, it’s the next level up after Instructor in the PADI system. MSDT’s are far more likely to be employed than just straight up instructors because it’s far more likely that you have invested time and energy beyond your IDC to learn the skills and specialties that keep divers returning to your shop or dive center, and repeat business is what scuba diving is all about.

MSDT’s are far more likely to be employed than just straight up instructors

With the Platinum package we ensure you get 25 certifications PLUS, 5 instructor specialties (not including the free one, Nitrox, O2 Provider). You will be team teaching with our awesome Aussie Divers instructors who are some of the best in Thailand. All of our instructors who will be team teaching have thousands of dives as PADI instructors and will be polish on any rough edges you have when it comes to teaching in a real life environment with customers, students and Divemasters.

There is absolutely no better way to learn than team teaching, be confident when you step out on your own to teach courses and lead dives because you’ve seen how the real pro’s do it, this is how we have made Aussie Divers the most popular dive center in Phuket and how we ensure customers are always safe, happy and willing to do some more diving with us!

You will likely get to team teach a wide range of courses including PADI Discover Scuba Diving, PADI Scuba Diver Courses, PADI Open Water Courses, PADI Advanced Open Water Courses, PADI Specialty Courses (to your rating) and PADI Rescue Courses.

Pick Five Instructor Specialties At No Extra Cost

Don’t forget the five extra instructor specialties are included in the Platinum package cost, so pick five and you get to do them after you pass your IE, which provides a few very nice relaxing days out diving in beautiful Phuket after your IDC.

Many people don’t know that there is no actual boat diving during your IDC, it’s mostly classroom, beach and pool training, so if you can’t take advantage of the five free days of diving offered before your IDC, this is by far the cheapest and best way to see the amazing reefs and wrecks of Phuket! You can see more here on our recreational diving website that covers everything there is to know about Scuba Diving Phuket.

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Honest Pricing

IDC Aussie Divers
Pro Silver IDC
XX,XXX
Pro Gold IDC
XX,XXX
  • + 5 Instructor Specialties
Pro Platinum IDC
XX,XXX
  • + 5 Instructor Specialties
  • + 25 Instructor Certifications
XX,XXX THB
PADI Materials
XX,XXX
i Valid PADI Crew Pack with hologram can be purchased through Aussie Divers or elsewhere before the IDC. You may not begin an IDC without a valid PADI Crew Pack!
EFR Instructor Manual
XX,XXX
i If you have a PADI EFR Instructor Manual you may use it during your IDC, if you do not you will need to purchase one during the IDC.
XX,XXX THB
Free Stuff
5 Days Diving
XX,XXX
i 5 Days of free diving, this offer is only valid before the starting of your IDC, it will not be counted toward specialty instruction or fun diving after graduation.
14 Days Accommodation
XX,XXX
i 14 Days free accommodation at our very own hotel above our Chalong dive shop.
Free Equipment Rental
6,000
i FREE use of ScubaPro diving equipment during the IDC & specialty instructor training
Nitrox Specialty Instructor Training *
XX,XXX
i PADI Specialty instructor fee of 98$ is NOT included. The listing price is for the specialty instructor training only. You certify yourself with PADI when your are ready.
Oxygen Provider Specialty Instructor Training *
XX,XXX
i PADI Specialty instructor fee of 98$ is NOT included. The listing price is for the specialty instructor training only. You certify yourself with PADI when your are ready.

* PADI Specialty instructor fee of 98$ is NOT included.

XX,XXX THB
Total = XXX,XXX THB

What Are my PADI Fee’s?

If you wish to be a valid, teaching status, (OWSI) PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor you will be required to pay the following fee’s directly to PADI. Aussie Divers Phuket have no control over these fee’s and none of them are optional, you pay them to PADI during your IDC.

Padi Fee's
IDC Application Fee
XX,XXX
i Required fee that goes directly to PADI to begin any IDC, no matter what part of the world you are in or what shop your are doing your IDC with you will pay this fee!
EFR Application Fee
XX,XXX
i You must be a qualified EFR instructor if you wish to teach PADI courses as a PADI instructor.
IE Application Fee
XX,XXX
i To become a PADI instructor you must attend an Instructor Examination (IE), if you wish to become an instructor you must pay this fee to PADI before attending your IE.
MSDT Application Fee
XX,XXX
i If you wish to be upgrade your instructor certification to 'Master Scuba Diver Trainer' you will need to pay this fee directly to PADI after you complete your 5 instructor specialties.
XX,XXX AUD

PADI MSDT fee can be paid after passing your IE and finishing your specialty instructor training!

We provide this calculator for your benefit so that you know approximately the cost of certifying as an Instructor with PADI. Fee’s are subject to change without notice.

Please be aware that the fee’s are listed in Australian Dollars, but depending on where you live and where you intend to teach they can be slightly different.

PADI specialty Instructor registration fee of (98$ per specialty) not included

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PADI Instructor Specialty Fee's

Each time you certify in a given PADI instructor Specialty, you will pay PADI a one time processing fee, of 98$. This fee is non-negotiable if you wish to teach that specialty as a PADI instructor. This fee will be charged upon completion of the specialty training, usually this happens after you have graduated as an instructor and begun your specialty training to become a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT).

When Getting Quotes Please Make Sure That The "Total Price" is the Final Amount you Pay

Let's be clear, becoming a PADI scuba diving instructor costs money, you need to pay for your training over the course of your IDC, you need to pay PADI to register as an instructor and there are materials such as the PADI Crew Pack that you are 100% required to have to even begin your IDC training. Some dive center's will not tell you about this until you arrive. It is their way of making an IDC look cheaper than it really is. Please check the final price before signing up with any dive centre. This is to include course tuition, accommodation, boat fees, PADI Fees, IE Fees and the like.

We pride ourselves on giving you honest pricing

Simply check the facts the true facts are above, we have listed ALL shop, materials & PADI fee's that are required to become a valid PADI Scuba Diving Instructor, if you are looking elsewhere at cheaper IDC's please be aware that you will pay the fee's and require the materials listed above regardless of if you knew about them or not.

At Aussie Divers we want you to dive and learn with piece of mind, we are Phuket's busiest Five Star Instructor Development Center and you will not be charged any hidden fees whether they are from us or PADI. We want you to focus entirely on your training while having a good time here in Phuket.

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Pro Platinum IDC Package Extra’s

Remember everything listed below also comes included with the Platinum IDC Package, you won’t find this amount of added extra’s anywhere else, so don’t hesitate, contact us immediately to book your IDC with Aussie Divers Phuket!

  • * PADI specialty Instructor registration fee not included
  • ^ Only redeemable before the start of your IDC
  • ~ If hotel is full we will provide you with accomm close to the shop of equal value

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All Aussie Divers IDC Packages Include

The Platinum IDC Package also includes everything included in the Silver & Gold packages.

  • 2 Preparation days are included in our PADI IDC packages
  • We organise and prepare you PADI Instructor Examinations for you
  • Extra Open Water presentation and confined water presentation, Extra in-water workshops, Rescue, Search and Recovery, Navigation, Knots, CESA, Lift bag, Descents
  • PADI IE pass assurance, we have a 100% pass rate!
  • Assistance for visa (letter of invitation, room booking, course description….)
  • Free use of our computerized classroom
  • Wireless internet access at the facility (anywhere in the facility including the classroom)
  • Language supports
  • Unique job placement service: prepare a resume, where to look and find a job as a PADI Instructor
  • FREE use of ScubaPro diving equipment during professional packages
  • Aussie Divers and one of the PADI Course Director will be with you during the PADI IE, we will organize the logistic for you.

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Aussie Divers IDC Candidates In Action

If you want to be immediately employable in the scuba diving world, the Aussie Divers Platinum package is by far the most comprehensive and dedicated IDC that will help you achieve this. PADI MSDT’s are in short supply so don’t miss your opportunity to get this training for a great price!

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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!

Instructor Specialty Courses

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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Donald Booker

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. [...]

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Suzy Parrasen

I was referred to Aussie Divers Phuket and Darren Gaspari by Platinum Course Director Christophe Pace I had a very enjoyable and professional IDC with Darren and Ash. Both had a great sense of humor which made the course go quite quickly. Both spent extra time with me working on areas that I had trouble with. Unfortunately I am not very good at Physics and Physiology and both spent many of extra hours making sure that I was able to pass the exams comfortably. I came away from the course not only as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor but with a new approach on scuba diving. I also made many friends amongst the Aussie Divers team who made me feel like one of the [...]

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From the 26th June to the 8th of July 2016, I took my PADI Instructor Development course (PADI IDC) with course director Darren Gaspari, of Aussie Divers Phuket. The Instructor Development team including, Darren, Simon, Ash and the rest of the instructor staff at Aussie Divers Phuket personally assisted with my development as an instructor. Going above and beyond in the training and preparation to ensure I not only passed the PADI Instructor Exams, but also passed the PADI IE with top scores. The entire Aussie Divers team, with many years of training behind them was able to provide me with ample opportunities to learn and develop my practical skills. All provided in a professional environment and manor, working [...]

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