Dive Instructor Development Course (IDC)

Open Water Scuba Instructor Course at DJL Koh Tao

At DJL we provide a 14 day IDC course and we are now teaching the new PADI IDC with IDC eLearning so that you can access that once you make the deposiit for the IDC.  You can see details of what is included in DJL's IDC course on Koh Tao here  .We so also encorage each IDC candidate to come before the start of the IDC so that they can meet our Course Director before the start of the course. 

When should I arrive before the start of the IDC?

If you arrive a up to 2 weeks before this of course you'll be able to get in a few free fun dives and assist on some courses whilst you get settled in.

How long does the IDC course run for?

The IDC is a 2 week course and then that is followed by the Instructor Exam which is held over 2 days and this is moderated by external PADI examiners.

So when does the next IDC course start on Koh Tao?

You can see the upcoming IDC schedule below.


Payment for PADI IDC

The deposit amount for the IDC is 20,500 baht which covers the cost of the IDC Crewpak and the EFRI manual, once you have paid the deposit for the IDC you will get access to your IDC Crewpak and you will collect the EFRI materials, slates and backpack when you arrive here for the IDC.  The cost of the IDC is 39,900 baht and you will pay that when you arrive here and then you will pay PADI directly for your Instructor Exam(IE) and Instructor membership fee via credit card when you go to the IE.

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