As a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer ( MSDT ) you will know you can book directly on to an IDC (Instructor Development Course) and take your PADI Staff Instructor qualification, however would you not rather turn up fully prepared for the course and confident that not only will you pass but you will also have the respect and admiration of those candidates on the IDC that you help?
Who can apply?
You must be a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer in good standing
You must be able to commit to at least 2 weeks
Have a current medical signed by a Doctor within the last 12 months (Or be willing to obtain one here)
Own a full set of diving equipment (Rental options available)
What is included?
After a pre-assessment of your instructor-level knowledge of dive theory, dive skills and role-model presentation techniques, you’ll participate in these sessions:
Instructor development standards, procedures and curriculum.
How to organize and conduct the PADI Assistant Instructor course
The psychology of evaluation and counseling.
Evaluating knowledge development, confined water and open water teaching presentations.
Plus, you’ll get to audit an IDC or practice teaching many curriculum components.
When do we run the PADI Staff Instructor programs?
The PADI Staff Instructor internship can be taken any time that precedes the IDC dates.