PADI Instructor Developement Course – November 2016

Get a life, Go Pro with Seaventures Dive Rig’s PADI Instructor Development Course in Mabul. The next PADI IDC will on the 24th November to 8th December. For those who are currently Divemasters and looking to live the dream, the IDC is a two weeks program that includes classroom work, confined and open water teaching. The IDC teaches you to conduct all PADI core courses. You will be taught be able to organize and present information, conduct skill development sessions and control open water dives. You will be trained to be good at demonstrating skills while watching out for student diver safety.

During the PADI Instructor Development Course we run additional workshops in marketing, touch products, e-learning, technical diving and much more to give you extra training that will help you become a well-rounded PADI diving instructor.

Key topics include:

  • PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops
  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
  • Risk Management and Diver Safety
  • The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor
  • Marketing Diving and Sales Counseling

PADI IDC Seaventures Mabul Sipadan

The Instructor Development Course is conducted in the comfort of our unique setup, the Rig. The confined and open water dives will be done in world renowned dive site Mabul island and Kapalai. Sipadan island is also just a 30 minutes boat ride.

Who can join?

A PADI Divemaster who has been a certified diver for six months may enroll in the PADI Instructor Development Course. You also need:

  • At least 60 logged dives and 100 dives to attend an IE.
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care(CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
  • medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
  • You also need to be an Emergency First Response Instructor, but you can earn this rating during your instructor training.

In the all inclusive IDC package, the prices includes return transfer, accommodation, full-board meals, material and dive equipment use. Sipadan diving permit and fees is also included the price. Candidates will still need to pay for the fees due to PADI.

Find out more about our PADI Instructor Development Course. Email us at You may also read about our Course Director Christopher Hailey and how the course is run here.