Choosing the right IDC Center to do your
PADI Instructor Course Training
Choosing the right Course Director for your PADI IDC or Instructor level training is a tough decision. You want to choose wisely to make the best of your investment. Well we have all been where you are now, at the cusp of joining the professional league of divers, and we know what quality, services and values will help you succeed as a PADI Professional Instructor.
Why GoPro Cozumel IDC?
We limit the size of our IDCs so your educational experience will be more personal. Our staff has global experience and is dedicated to sharing our experiences and knowledge with our candidates so they become a “real world” PADI Instructors!
“Our mission is simple; provide the best quality education through the PADI system of diver education with World Wide experience so that every diver feels comfortable and can enjoy what the underwater realm has to offer.”
This offers you the right start for your new career with the most complete PADI Instructor Development Course in Mexico.
You will receive the most comprehensive Instructor Development Course in Mexico. We offer an extended 14 day IDC including extra academic, confined water and open water presentations as well as extra Dive Theory and Standards exams. You also receive free EAN and O2 Provider Instructor training as well as the EFRI course.
A 2 day IDC Prep Course is provided prior to the IDC for those who wish to brush up on your Dive Theory.
Accommodations are provided so that all candidates can have fun together while learning in a beneficial environment with your peers. Lunch is also provided during course days and is of local Mexican fair, pizza, subway hamburgers or similar fair.
Your education does not stop at just learning how to teach PADI scuba courses, we will cover the business side of the dive industry so you are fully capable of taking advantage of all the possibilities and monetary gain that comes with the Scuba Diving Industry. During our IDC we show you the benefits of the PADI Pro’s Website. We also offer the MSDT program and other PADI specialties to increase your employability.
Here’s what’s included in Every IDC Package:
NO HIDDEN COSTS
FREE PADI EAN Instructor course (for EAN certified divers)
FREE PADI O2 Provider Instructor Course
Assistant Instructor Course
Open Water Scuba Instructor Course
EFR Instructor Course
Additional work shops on Rescue techniques
Lunch during the IDC
Fun diving prior to the IDC start date
Guarantee pass on the IE or free re-take of IDC and IE
Additional study and support materials, free of charge, designed to aid in your learning development
Divemaster refresher course prior to the IDC including Divemaster Theory review, Skill practice in Confined Water
Free rental of diving equipment during the preparation phase and during the IDC and IE
Extended IDC with many added classroom presentations and water sessions
Access to PADI material
- Job placement and resume preparation
- The most extensive range of professional level PADI continuing education options
We carry PADI's exclusive FIVE STAR IDC rating and have been awarded this because of our commitment to PADI standards and diver education. Our PADI Instructor Development Resort rating gives us the ability to provide the complete range of PADI educational courses available up to the PADI Instructor level and beyond.
Do you want some time to prepare before your IDC?
PADI Instructor Preparation Course
Your PADI IDC with Cozumel Dive School starts with our exclusive two day Instructor Preparation Course (optional). These two days are focusing on getting you up to the level necessary to begin the IDC. If you are in Cozumel early enough you will be welcome to join us prior to the IDC in order to go diving, sharpen your dive skills and refresh your knowledge.
Cozumel Dive School's exclusive Instructor Preparation Course primarily focuses on the following.
Confined water skills workshop- You will work with our experienced instructor development staff to perfect your demonstrations of the 20 Basic Scuba Skills, rescue skills and much more.
Dive theory review- Your dive theory knowledge will be assessed and reviewed, allowing you to be fully-prepared for your PADI Instructor Development Course.
PADI Standards and Procedures- We will teach you the overall structure of PADI's Instructor Materials. This gives you a great introduction on how to use the Instructor Manual!
IDC Schedule 2017:
AI - Assistant Instructor
EFRI – Emergency First Response Instructor
OWSI - Open Water Scuba Instructor
MSDT – Master Scuba Diver Trainer
IDC – Instructor Development Course
IE – Instructor Exam