Join me for the most modern PADI IDC in the world!


“Your teaching is dynamic and full of energy. It is also fun for your students” – Katrina, Sheffield

Where will the course be held?

The course will start at Scuba Republic dive centre in Wyboston. Central to major road links. Right on the AI on Cambridgeshire Bedfordshire border.
Everything is on hand! the Dive Centre is based in a Garden Centre with ample parking and a fantastic restaurant! The Pool is just a few miles away and perfect for Instructor Training.

This PADI  course will be in two parts:
First will be Classroom and Pool work from Saturday 18th July 2015 through to Sunday the 26th by then, you’ll be an EFR Instructor, and you’ll be ready for the next stage.

After a break, you’ll start again on 12th August with the Open Water section of the PADI IDC This will be held at Gildenburgh Water, also where the PADI Instructor Exam will be conducted. You’ll get a chance to become familiar with the site, and we’ll also meet up with other people that you’ll be working with on your PADI Instructor Exam.

What? When? How Much?

18th July 2015


EFR Instructor Course

We’ll start the program with EFR Instructor course. It’s a fun way to start your 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.

Cost: £325 which includes an Instructor “Start up” pack of materials.
PADI will charge £75.50 plus vat for application fee

PADI IDC Ocean View

19th and 20th July 2015


The Ultimate PADI IDC Preparation Course

This is a very popular course! Over the past 7 years every single candidate has taken advantage of this program.
The reason why it’s so popular is because as soon as you sign up, we can start with the Distance Learning part of the course. We can start right now! I’ll send you a series of 10 mock exams. 5 theory and 5 standards. Each exam will have the same format and the same content to the exams that you’ll find on your final PADI Instructor Exam. One by one you can send me your Exam answer papers and I’ll give you lots of tips on how to improve.
Then to make the Ultimate PADI Preparation Course complete, the two days with your  PADI IDC will be spent making sure that you’re familiar with the latest Skill Development techniques that the modern PADI examiner will be looking for. We’ll also work with the computer software that you’ll need to use on your PADI IDC and IE

Cost: £259 which includes Distance Learning plus two days before the IDC

21st to 26th July 2015


PADI IDC UK Wyboston

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 all the time!
This is so much fun and you’ll learn lots of life tips that you can use in everyday situations to improve your communication skills.

Cost: £725 which includes the Open Water sessions in Cambridgeshire

12th to 14th August 2015


Open Water at Gildenburgh

After our break, we can refresh ourselves by actually going diving!
On these days, over several dives you’ll learn how to apply your teaching skills to Open Water.
You’ll find out how to make sure that your new 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.

Cost: £259 for Specialty Instructor Training PADI will charge £137.50 plus vat for registration.

15th and 16th August 2015


The PADI Instructor Exam

This are the days that you’ve been waiting for! These are the days that you’ll make that transition from PADI Divemaster to PADI Instructor.
You’ll find that you’re fully prepared for the exam and you also might be a little surprised that you will enjoy the two days with your PADI Examiners! They are fun people and are also looking forward to see you join the exciting new world of being a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor!

Cost: PADI will charge £121 plus vat for IDC application  and  £423 plus vat for the cost of the two day PADI 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, they do not cover accommodation, travel and entrance fees.
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!