Instructor Development Course (IDC) Preparation Review


Why take this course?

IDC candidates are expected to have a good working knowledge of dive theory and demonstration-quality pool skills.  For those who feel they have a need to sharpen those skills, we offer a one or two day IDC Preparation Review to enable you to re-gain the knowledge and skills to undertake the IDC and subsequent IE with confidence.  The content of this course will be tailored to individual needs.


What do I need to start?

  1. PADI Divemaster (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  1. Proof of 60 logged dives including experience in deep, night, and navigation
  1. 18 years old
  1. If not a PADI Divemaster, successfully complete the PADI Divemaster course dive rescue assessment
  1. Certified dive for six months
  1. Medical clearance attesting to dive fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months
  1. Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care course completion (or qualifying training) within the last 24 months
  1. Provide your own dive equipment that is professional both in appearance and performance.


Required Materials (for those candidates continuing into either the IDC, AI, or OWSI courses)


  1. IDC Crew Pac
  1. Recreational Dive Planner (RDP), eRDPml, and instruction booklets for both

Current editions of the following manuals:

  1. PADI Open Water Diver Manual
  1. PADI Adventures in Diving Manual
  1. PADI Rescue Diver Manual
  1. PADI Divemaster Manual
  1. Logbook


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