Join PADI Course Director for the most modern PADI IDC in the world! Become the most exciting PADI Instructor that you can be. The PADI IDC course will show you how

How can I start RIGHT NOW?

Included in the price of the course is the PADI IDC online program. This allows you to study at your own pace before your IDC starts. There are nine interactive knowledge development sections.
We can then spend lots more time developing your skills that will make you a VERY popular PADI Instructor.

Dive Theory is the most common area that causes problems on a PADI IDC, so let’s put that to bed while we still have time. PADI Course Director will help you improve your knowledge by using 10 mock exams, 5 theory and 5 standards, each exam will have the same format and the same content as the exams that you’ll find on your final Instructor Exam. PADI Course Director will help by giving feedback, often using video clips especially created for this program.

Where will the course be held?


The spacious classroom is perfect, and so is the wonderful on -site lake, Ideal for lots of practice.


The whole PADI IDC will then move from West Sussex  to Cambridgeshire. The Open Water section of the PADI IDC will be held at Gildenburgh Water. This is also where the PADI Instructor Exam will be conducted. So you’ll get a chance to become familiar with the site.

What? When? How Much?

10th March 2017


EFR Instructor Course

We’ll start the program with EFR Instructor course. It’s a fun way to start your Ocean View PADI IDC!
You’ll soon form a bond with the other members of the course as you laugh and play with the interactive style of this fun course.
You’ll learn a lot about the psychology of how people learn and you’ll learn lots of fun techniques to help people understand. These same techniques can be used to make your scuba lessons very effective too.

11th to 14th March 2017


PADI IDC Ocean View

You’ll learn a lot about how people learn! You’ll find out how to use psychology to make classroom lessons fun, interactive and memorable.
In the pool you’ll discover that when you “Allow people to learn” it’s much more powerful than trying to teach them!
Your communication skills will improve, and your confidence levels will soar. This is a terrific course where you’ll learn wonderful life skills that you can pass onto your future students.

16th and 17th March 2017


Open Water at Gildenburgh

After our day of travelling, we can refresh ourselves by going diving!
On these days, you’ll learn how to apply your teaching skills in Open Water.
You’ll find out how to  ensure that your students are ready for the dives ahead and you’ll learn how to control them as a group.
During this period, you’ll also learn how to put all of these practices into place when teaching PADI Specialty Courses. You’ll get a chance to become a PADI Instructor in 5 specialties of you choice (within reason!)
You’ll be fully prepared for the real world as well as for your Instructor Exam.

Anything more?

You’ll need some materials. You’ll need an IDC Crew Pack.  You can buy one from any dive centre, but please make sure that you get the most up to date version! PADI have just updated the Open Water course and the new IDC Crew Packs have a lot of the new materials.
The prices cover tuition, and IDC online. They do not cover accommodation, travel and entrance fees.
Nor do they include the Distance Learning program or Specialty Instructor package.
Please contact me if you have having problems finding a PADI IDC Crew Pack. I can arrange for PADI to send you a pack to your home address.

If you want to ask me any questions about the PADI IDC Ocean View program, or any other questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!