Instructor Development Course, IDC
PADI Assistant Instructor and Open Water Scuba Instructor IDC training on the Caribbean island Roatan.
Roatan on the Caribbean cost of Honduras and Subway Watersports offer you a great value in quality training, a fulfilling experience and employment opportunities if you are considering becoming a PADI Scuba Dive Instructor.
Our 13 day IDC includes; "Welcome to Roatan" airport/ferry pick up, 2013 Roatan Marine Park Pass, diving before & after the IDC, free use of our dive equipment during training, staff lunches during the course, free internet both in the center & at the Internship House, free accommodation (double occupancy with another PADI Pro candidate), and transport to the IE with full logistical support from your IDC Staff. If the IE is on Utila we cover your travel expenses.
When you become a PADI Scuba Dive Instructor in Roatan by attending our IDC you get a head start in your diving career.
We have small classes (6 candidates maximum) and plan for lots of time for additional practice. With all-inclusive instructor training packages, our level of preparation will increase your ease of learning – we plan to have fun during the programs as well (who wants 2 weeks of boring!).
Here on the Caribbean island of Roatan, Honduras, we offer you two options for becoming a Dive Instructor.
If you are ready to get working as a dive Instructor we offer a complete simple solution for Divemasters with a 13 day IDC (Instructor Development Course) once per month followed by Instructor Examinations right here on Roatan.
We also offer a second option, Instructor Internship programs for Divemasters that need to refresh their skills & knowledge, gain experience working in a dive center, log additional dives or have the additional time and just want to focus on fun and getting more experience before completing your Instructor level training.
Our IDC (Instructor Development Course) program also includes the Emergency First Response Instructor rating.
Our goal is to prepare you to work in a variety of situations and locales. We have an expanded IDC curriculum to include the National Geographic Program, Workshops in; Discover Scuba Diving, Adventures in Diving, Rescue Diver, Multi level eRDP use, knot tying, lift bag use and PADIs newest digital revolution e-Learning for both the Open Water and Advanced programs.
After completing the IDC we offer Instructor Specialty Training and placement/internships at a variety of dive centers on Roatan. This helps new Dive Instructors gain experience, a work reference and employment.
To be a good Dive Instructor you will need a sense of humor, a respect for the environment, good diving skills and a love of working with people. To attend our IDC you will need to have been a certified diver for at least 6 months with a minimum 60 logged dives. If you lack dives we can organize Instructor Internships at one of our IDC Referral Centers here on Roatan. You will also need to be a PADI Divemaster (contact us if you have a certification from a different agency) be at least 18 years old, provide a signed and dated PADI Medical Statement (available locally for $15).
For the IDC you will need both versions of the RDP (available here for $ 30 Table, $ 38 eRDP), the IDC Crew Pack (available here for $ 450), the EFR Instructor Start-Up Pack $ 180, a bottom timer with seconds, a compass and 2 surface signaling devices. If you did your Divemaster before the Instructor Manual was included in the DM materials you will also need to purchase that for $ 120.
If you are an AI and EFRI $ 820 for IDC
If you are an Assistant Instructor $ 1095 for IDC & EFRI
If you are a Divemaster: $ 1445 for OWSI & EFRI
Note that the Emergency First Response Instructor is mandatory and must be included in the IDC.
The PADI fees are $ 815 (payable to PADI by credit card) for the Instructor Examination, Instructor Application & EFR Instructor Application.
Our IDC includes (at no additional cost); "Welcome to Roatan" airport/ferry transfers, 2013 Roatan Marine Park Pass, diving before & after the IDC, free use of our dive equipment during training, staff lunches during the course, accommodation (double occupancy with another PADI Pro candidate), daily transport from our accommodation to/from the resort and full logistical support from your IDC Staff.
You have the possibility to do refresh your dive theory or the IDC curriculum online with PADI e-learning. The IDC cost will stay the same but it is a convenient way to prepare yourself and make the IDC more relaxed. If you choose to do the IDC theory online you can start the program later or go fun diving (for free) while other candidates sit through lectures.
Sign up now for our next Instructor Development Course on the Caribbean Island Roatan.
Master Scuba Diving Trainer MSDT
Congratulations. You have achieved the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor rating. Opportunity awaits you around the world. Take your professional credentials to that next level and make the difference that gets YOU the dream job you have been seeking.
GO PRO with Subway Watersports and earn the 5 prerequisite PADI Specialty Instructor ratings for your PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer instructor certification and only pay for 4 (PADI O2 Provider Instructor included at no cost).
Teach your favorite specialties and share your passion with students in classes like:
- Enriched air specialty instructor
- Oxygen provider instructor
- Deep diver specialty instructor
- Night diver specialty instructor
- Wreck diver specialty instructor
- Underwater navigator specialty instructor
- Digital Underwater photography specialty instructor
- Search and recovery specialty instructor
- Gas Blender Specialty Instructor
- Recreational Sidemount Instructor
As a PADI Specialty Instructor you can earn specialty diver certifications in addition to the fundamental PADI courses moving you toward your 25 certifications quicker and have more fun earning your new MSDT rating.
Our MSDT program of 5 Instructor Specialties includes; 5 nights accommodation, staff lunches, specialty dives and costs $ 800. If you are adding this to the IDC your price is $ 720 PADI fees are $ 56 per Specialty Instructor rating and must be paid directly to PADI (5 @ $ 56 = $ 280). The Specialty Instructor Manual (digital) costs $ 220. If you did your Instructor course recently you may already have that. Additional Instructor Specialties can be added to the program for $ 200 each, $ 180 if adding to the IDC (plus the $56).
You've earned it. Join us today for a fun professional level course about diving specialties.
Contact us at email@example.com to reserve your spot in one of our 4-5 day courses depending on your specialty choices to make the difference in your career. Or learn more by visiging IDC-Roatan.com
IDC Staff Instructor
Accommodation is included in our all-inclusive packages; double occupancy in a bungalow on a private beach or in a small hillside house on the south side of Roatan within walking distance of the pool and restaurant of Club Natale and our Divemaster Internship house.
Private accommodation is available in a luxury efficiency appartment for $ 15 per night extra.
There is also the options of staying on site at Turquoise Bay Resort.
For questions and reservations contact us IDC@subwaywatersports.com
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Dates in the white lines have the IE on the neighbor island Utila. However chances are that PADI will on short notice add an IE on Roatan during these months. If the exam is in Utila we will provide transport to and from Utila including full logistical support from our staff.
IDC = Instructor Development Course
AI = Assistant Instructor
EFRI= Emergency First Response Instructor
OWSI = Open Water Scuba Instructor
IE = Instructor Examination
MSDT = Master Scuba Diver Trainer
IDCS = Instructor Development Course Staff
Caribbean PADI Instructor Development Course on Roatan Island