PADI Instructor Development Course :

THB 60,500 all Inclusive

If you have a passion for diving and a passion for teaching, a rewarding career as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor is just around the corner. Become a teacher and mentor to students of all ages from all around the world, eager to become divers themselves. Get paid to do and teach what you love.

Sirolodive Instructor Development Course (IDC) is a two-week program designed to give you the tools to become the best PADI Dive Instructor possible. Sirolodive has a very high candidate success rate and an international reputation for producing the highest quality Dive Instructors. Conducted by our Course Director with over 20 years of experience, the program includes a mixture of academic modules, pool training and two days of ocean diving in Phuket

In conjunction with your IDC, Sirolodive will include the IDC Plus program. This two-day program offers additional classroom training and coaching on pool presentation techniques that will give you the best preparation for the Instructor Examination (IE).

Below you’ll find a basic and rough timetable for your IDC with Sirolodive

Days Activity
-5 to 0Diving, EFR Renewal, IDC Prep
0 – 5Part 1: Assistant Instructor [AI]
5 – 12Part 2: Open Water Scuba Instructor [OWSI]
13 – 14Instructor Examination [IE]
15 – 20Specialty Instructor Training


As a dive professional you are expected to have your own dive equipment. If you do not already, our Course Director can advise you on an equipment selection along with an industry discount off any equipment purchased at the Sirolodive Partner retail shop. Rental equipment is available if required.

PADI standards require that you have a full set of scuba equipment for the IE, including:
– Alternate air source
– Safety equipment (knife, whistle, safety sausage)
– Rescue pocket mask


  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have been a certified diver for at least 6 months
  • Be certified as a PADI Divemaster, PADI Assistant Instructor or equivalent qualifying rating
  • Have a current medical less than 12 months old
  • Have a current First Aid certificate less than 24 months old (can be arranged by Pro Dive Cairns)
  • Show proof of a minimum of 100 logged dives
  • Be a current PADI member
  • Have all required diving equipment
  • Have all books requested by the Course Director:
    • PADI Open Water Manual
    • PADI Adventure in Diving
    • PADI Rescue Diver Manual
    • PADI Divemaster Manual
    • Diving Knowledge workbook
    • Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving
    • Open Water Diver Quizzes and Exam booklet
    • Rescue Diver Final Exam booklet
    • Divemaster Final Exam booklet
    • Specialty Course Instructor manual
    • IDC Guide to Teaching
    • Aquatic Cue Cards for Open Water Diver, Adventures in Diving, Rescue Diver, Divemaster and Discover Scuba diving*
    • Instructor Manual
    • Recreational Dive Planner Table and eRDPml
    • IDC Planning slate for Open Water and Confined Water

Sirolodive employs leading Course Directors in Phuket to train and certify you since you need the best to bring out the best of you and have you accomplish your goals of becoming a PADI Instructor

Book your IDC Today!