On successful completion of Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff course, you may then independently teach and certify PADI Assistant Instructors.
This programme consists of four steps:
A pre-assessment of the IDC staff candidate's knowledge, water skills and teaching ability.
An orientation to PADI IDC policies, procedures and philosophies.
Training of the candidate in the skills of objective evaluation.
Either Option A: Auditing a complete IDC, or option B: Practical Application, in which the candidate must present all 7 PADI AI course curriculum components, scoring at least 3.5 on each presentation as evaluated by a PADI CD using the Knowledge Development Evaluation Form.
PADI Master Scuba Dive Trainer
Agree to conduct all levels of diver training consistent with the standards and philosophy outlined in the PADI Instructor manual
Agree to use the PADI system and components in their entirety