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PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

PADI IDC Phuket, Thailand – Open Water Scuba Instructor

Aussie Divers Phuket is a professional PADI 5 Star CDC center offering the chance to complete your PADI IDC in tropical Phuket, Thailand. Dreaming of leaving the office behind to become a Professional Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor? Aussie Divers Phuket provides professional PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course) programs to help you turn that dream into reality. Experience the joy of doing what you love every day, and spend your free time imagining encounters with sharks and mantas while exploring the stunning reefs and wrecks of premier holiday destinations like Phuket and the Similan Islands!

PADI Aussie Divers PADI IDC packages

Start your PADI IDC in Phuket with Aussie Divers, we offer many different packages to suit your needs. We are very flexible, we can tailor make your own package, our professional team is always here to adapt to their candidates. All these professional courses and Scuba Diving Instructor courses are taught, supervised and organized by PADI Course Director Darren Gaspari winner of many PADI Awards, and PADI Master Instructor Ashley Walker. Along with the professional team of PADI instructors here to help you through the course.

All the professional courses including PADI IDCs are taught at Aussie Divers 5 Star IDC center facilities in Phuket, Thailand.

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Phuket Instructor Development Courses

IDC Course Number of Days Inclusions Price
IDC Package 12 Days Prep + PADI IDC (EFRI & OWSI) 39,000
IDC Pro Package 21 Days Prep, PADI IDC (OWSI & EFRI) plus 5 SI 51,000

Our PADI IDC Phuket Thailand is 12 days

PADI IDC in Phuket, Thailand: the minimum requirement for a PADI IDC is 7 days. At Aussie Divers we have extended our program to 12 days, including extra workshops, some of the workshops are conducted in swimming pool such as CESA, descents, new open water skills…, the others in open water training dives such as CESA, lift bag ascent, SMB use and so on. To get the best of your PADI IDC, Aussie Divers has added extra confined water presentations and open water presentations, we want you to the best.

You will have time to self-study or to ask one of us to have extra explanations, lecture, practice, more underwater skill demonstration. We have designed this schedule to give you time to fully understand, yet still have some time off to relax.

During these 12 days you will be continuously evaluated, to check your progress and improve your abilities. You will arrive confidante for your PADI IE (Instructor Examination) and after as a PADI Instructor.

If you arrive early in Phuket you will also have the chance to experiance the beautiful Phuket has to offer. Aussie Divers Phuket runs regular day trips to Racha Islands, Phi Phi, Shark Point and King Crusier. As an Aussie Divers IDC candidate we will offer a professional rate for any day trips you would like to enjoy before or after the scheduled IDC & IE programs.

Aussie Divers includes in all their PADI IDC Phuket Thailand packages

Emergency First responder (EFR) and Care For Children Instructor included

Preparation days are included in our 12 Day PADI IDC packages

We organise the preparation for the PADI IE for you

Extra Open Water presentation and confined water presentation, Extra in-water workshops, Rescue, Search and Recovery, Navigation, Knots, CESA, Lift bag, Descents

Assistance for visa (letter of invitation, room booking, course description….)

Computerised classroom

Wireless access at the facility (anywhere in the facility including the classroom)

Language support

Access to PADI library

Unique job placement service: prepare a resume, where to look and find a job as a PADI Instructor

FREE use of rental 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.

Free Enriched Air course and PADI Oxygen provider* to all our PADI IDC Thailand candidates.

*(PADI fees and materials not included)

Phuket PADI IDC/IE Dates

Month Prep Dates Instructor Development Course PADI Instructor Examinations Phuket Specialty Instructor Dates
January 03rd - 07th January 2024 8th - 19th January 2024 20th - 21st January 2024 22nd - 26th January 2024
February 31st Jan - 04th February 2024 05th - 16th February 2024 17th - 18th February 2024 19th - 23rd February 2024
March 28th Feb - 03rd March 2024 04th March - 15th March 2024 16th - 17th March 2024 18th - 22nd March 2024
April 03rd - 07th April 2024 08th - 19th April 2024 20th - 21st April 2024 22nd - 26th April 2024
May 01st - 05th May 2024 06th - 17th May 2024 18th - 19th May 2024 20th - 24th May 2024
June 05th - 09th June 2024 10th - 21st June 2024 22nd - 23rd June 2024 24th - 28th June 2024
July 03rd - 07th July 2024 08th - 19th July 2024 20th - 21st July 2024 22nd - 26th July 2024
August 31st July - 04th August 2024 05th - 16th August 2024 17th - 18th August 2024 19th - 23rd August 2024
September 04th - 08th September 2024 09th - 20th September 2024 21st - 22nd September 2024 23rd - 27th September 2024
October 02nd October - 06th October 2024 07th - 18th October 2024 19th - 20th October 2024 21st - 25th October 2024
November 06th - 10th November 2024 11th - 22nd November 2024 23rd - 24th November 2024 25th - 30th November 2024
December Contact Us Contact us 14th - 15th December 2024 Contact Us

Extra training dives and workshops in your PADI IDC with Aussie Divers

For the PADI IDC requirement you need to do 2 open water training dives, we will do 2 extra workshop dives. For the confined water requirement, you need to do 4 confined water presentations, we have added 4 more workshops with different skills with demonstration criteria and problem solving.

  • In open water for: Ascents and Descents, SMB use, CESA, Lift bag, Knots, Navigation, PPB, Rescue exercises.
  • In confined water: skills workshop, problem solving, rescue, CESA, 2 skills circuits and all the new open water skills.
  • In classroom: workshop on planning courses, extra lecture for dive theory topics, after class extra explanation.

We have added at the end of your IDC a prep for the PADI IE, we will give you extra exams, skill demonstration and problem solving in confined water, extra classroom presentation if it’s needed.

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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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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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