PADI Instructor OWSI

Here at DJL Diving Koh Tao, we've put together a number of different PADI Instructor Development Courses for you to choose from depending on how far you want to take your career. So you can decide if you'd like to train as an PADI Assistant Instructor, PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) or a PADI Staff Instructor. Our experienced course directors have over 20 years combined experience in the industry can teach you in English or Spanish.

Why Choose DJL for your IDC?

  • IDC Courses taught by Professional PADI Course Director
  • Free 2 Weeks of fun diving & assisting courses prior to your IDC
  • Free 3-day IDC prep course (skills circuits & dive theory lectures)
  • Free O2 Provider Course
  • Free lunch everyday during your IDC
  • IDC guarantee, if you don't pass first time, your next IDC is free
  • Dedicated IDC classrooms with air-conditioning
  • Diver training pool on site (1 minute from Sairee beach)
  • Davy Jones Locker T-Shirt
  • Discounts at other DJL Diving locations
  • Free Diving for Life at DJL Koh Tao!

IDC Packages at DJL:

BRONZE IDC
4 Weeks
39,900 THB
  • PADI IDC Preparation Course
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Emergency First Responder Instructor
  • PADI O2 Provider
SILVER IDC
5 Weeks
55,900 THB
  • PADI IDC Preparation Course
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Emergency First Responder Instructor
  • PADI O2 Provider
  • 5 PADI Specialties included
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Preparation Course
GOLD IDC
6-8 Weeks
62,900 THB
  • PADI IDC Preparation Course
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
  • Emergency First Responder Instructor
  • PADI O2 Provider
  • 5 PADI Specialties included
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Prep Course & Internship
  • Your first 25 student certifications

Our IDC packages include the instructor training courses, in addition to course costs you will need PADI Materials which you’ll need to teach, plus all certification fees.

You can order your PADI Materials through us for your IDC to take advantage of discounts we receive from PADI, so for your standard IDC Crew pack you need to allow an additional 20,500 Baht.

The costs of your Instructor Exam [IE], your Instructor and EFRI cards and your Instructor membership fee which you’ll pay directly to PADI come to around another $1,434 AUD check the current exchange rate, you can check this directly on the PADI website. You will also need to pay PADI directly for your Instructor Specialties which are currently $94 Australian dollars per specialty.

We can also help you with accommodation during your PADI Instructor Course. Prices start at 9,000 baht per month, please contact us with your preferences.

IDC Start Dates:

  • 9th January 2018
  • 6th February 2018
  • 6th March 2018
  • 3rd April 2018
  • 8th May 2018
  • 5th June 2018
  • 3rd July 2018
  • 7th August 2018
  • 4th September 2018
  • 2nd October 2018
  • 6th November 2018
  • 4th December 2018