A PADI 5 Star
Instructor Development Center (5 Star IDC) is a dive center that not
only meets all 5 Star Dive Center standards, but also offers PADI
Instructor-level training. A PADI 5 Star IDC offers dive consumers
programs to fulfill their educational goals from entry-level training
up through instructor-level certifications.
Having a PADI
Course Director on staff indicates the 5 Star IDC's commitment to
offering instructor development programs and continuing education
opportunities to dive professionals. By offering PADI
Instructor-level training, a PADI 5 Star IDC takes on the
responsibility of developing PADI Instructors.
Our Go Pro
PADI IDC run at a very relaxed pace, we believe there's no advantage
in being stressed while learning. The PADI Instructor Development
Courses is about learning, not about how little sleep you need. We do
more than cover the minimum requirements of the course: Our
presentations are dynamic and in a warm relaxed atmosphere. We
promise the IE will be a natural and enjoyable part of the process of
becoming an instructor with us in Jamaica.
should start your IDC Preparation now.
begins with the optional but highly desirable IDC Pre-Study and
Preparation Workshop. Preparation is the key to success at the IDC
and IE. Preparing for a diving career is a considerable investment of
time and commitment. The right preparation significantly reduces your
IDC course load and allows you more time to assimilate and apply the
information you learn. To be sure we offer this unique workshop to
all our AI, IDC and OWSI candidates to make sure that you ARE
prepared before we start. The PADI Instructor Development Course
(IDC) is split into two parts: The PADI Assistant Instructor (AI)
course and the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. These
can be done separately or together as one unit. You must successfully
complete the AI before going on to the OWSI program.
Director (CD) Patrick Hammer offer the Emergency First
Responder Instructor course after the IE. This is an optional program
but is basically essential for any Professional Scuba Instructor.