This course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals. Description Just as scuba divers look up to divemasters, instructor candidates really respect IDC Staff Instructors. As the name implies, IDC Staff Instructors assist with instructor training and share their wisdom and experience with new PADI leaders. Taking the IDC Staff Instructor course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals. It’s also a great career move. Master Scuba Diver Trainers (MSDTs) who are ready to be excellent role models and agree to use the PADI System and components in their entirety may enroll in an IDC Staff Instructor course. Academic After a preassessment of your instructor-level knowledge of dive theory, exemplary 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. As an IDC Staff Instructor, you can independently teach PADI Assistant Instructor courses as well as assist with IDCs and other instructor-level continuing education courses. Available Languages For information on other available languages please contact your PADI Dive Center. Getting Started Visit your local https://locator.padi.com" title="PADI Dive Shop Locator">PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center or Resort and speak with a PADI Course Director. Contact Dive Shop Professional IDC Staff Instructor eLearning covers self-study material. Your dive shop will charge training fees. Contact Dive Shop Your Dive Shop Advertisement More Courses Professional Divemaster Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world. Professional Assistant Instructor Start here to become a PADI dive Instructor. Share your passion with others and help them experience the same joy you have for scuba diving. Professional Open Water Scuba Instructor This is a two-part course - the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills. Professional Specialty Instructor Teach a specialty course that interests you. Choose from, Deep Diver, Night Diver or Public Safety Diver course, just to name a few. There are 25+ standard PADI Specialty Diver courses to choose from. Professional Master Scuba Diver Trainer The ultimate recreational diver rating. All PADI Instructors who have certified at least 25 PADI Divers and have earned five or more PADI Specialty Instructor certifications can be a Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Professional Master Scuba Instructor Get recognized as an elite scuba diving educator who, through dedication and hard work, has proven to be a dive industry leader.