PADI IDC Staff Instructor
PADI IDC Staff Instructor is a highly regarded qualification in the diving industry. As an IDC Staff Instructor, you can independently teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses as well as assist with IDCs and other instructor-level courses. In many dive centers IDC Staff Instructors act as senior Instructor or assistant-manager.
Segments of the IDC Staff Instructor course
- Complete the 5 segments of the divetheory exam with a score of at least 80%.
- Complete the PADI Standards exam with a score of at least 80%.
- Perform all 24 dive skills in the Skill Evaluation, scoring 96 total points, with no
individual score below 3.
During the IDC audit you will do a confined water teaching presentation with a score of at least 4.0.
You will evaluate and score the instructor candidates confined water and open water presentations, trying to match the scores of your Course Director.
You will discuss the evaluation of the instructor candidates with your Course Director and give positive feedback to the candidates, (hopefully) seeing their performance and conficdence improve towards the IE.
As a new IDC Staff Instructor, you are allowed to observe the orientation and closing sessions of PADI Instructor Examinations.
You will have a chance to meet other Course Directors, PADI Examiners and supporting staff.