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PADI Instructor Development Course Mexico

Dive Cabo is the first and only PADI instructor training facility in the Los Cabo's region

PADI Instructor Development Course Mexico. Dive On In with the best Instructor training! It is time to start loving your job, therefore Dive Cabo is suited to help you with your dreams! GoPro for your PADI Instructor Development Course Mexico! For that reason you can turn your passion into a career. Join the Dive Cabo team because we are the only PADI 5 Star IDC Resort in the Los Cabos region. Above all It’s time to step up and become a PADI Instructor! Another reason to come and join the Dive Cabo team on the next Instructor Development Course and start loving what you do!

NEXT Instructor course starts January 19


Why choose Dive Cabo?

First of all, we are proud to be the first and only PADI 5 Star IDC center in the beautiful Los Cabos region. Cabo San Lucas is located on the southern most tip of the Baja Peninsular, on the Pacific coast of sunny Mexico. Furthermore, Dive Cabo has a purpose built diver training center, “KlubHaus”, complete with deep water pool, on site classroom, fully equipped kitchen and accommodations to cater for your needs as you refine your passion into a career! Finally, we have amazing weather all year round! So Contact our Course Director here! Dive On In!

BONUS! IDC Candidates! Choose one of the following free add on’s

1- Free accommodation for IDC and IE duration, or
2- Free 2 tank dive at Gordo Banks, where the Hammerhead sharks hang out, or
3- Free 3 day local dive package!



PADI IDC Course & Material Rates

Instructor Development Course • PADI Material • Instructor Examination

Instructor Development Course (IDC)

$1300 USD (IDC & AI)

Assistant Instructor Course
Open Water Scuba Instructor Course
EFR Instructor Course
Expert tuition

Add Ons:
IDC Preparation Course – $150 USD
Nitrox Specialty Instructor – $200 USD
Deep Dive Specialty Instructor – $250 USD

PADI & EFRI Course Material

$750 US / Online material & Slates

Online access to PADI IDC eLearning
Aquatic Cue Cards & Lesson Planning Slates

PADI Instructor Examination (IE)

Rates: (payable to PADI)
$715 USD – Instructor Examination
$319 USD – Instructor / EFR Application

5 part theory exam
PADI systems and standards exam
Prescriptive teaching presentation
Demonstration quality five skill circuit
Confined water teaching presentation
Rescue of an unresponsive diver
Open water teaching presentation



Course Description:

Dive Cabo offers a 10 day PADI IDC course which starts with the Assistant Instructor (AI) which spans 4 days, then the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) portion which also covers 4 days, because also included is the Emergency First Aid Instructor course. Therefore following each complete course (candidate number permitting) the Instructor Exam will be conducted over 2 days by a PADI Examiner. As a result of this you will become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor!

Course Dates:

December 1 PADI Exam Dec 12-13

January 19 PADI Exam Jan 30-31

April 13 PADI Exam April 24-25


In order to be accepted into the diving Instructor course, you must comply with the following (Dive Cabo offers all these courses):

• 18 years old
• A PADI Divemaster (or equivalent of another certifying agency)
• An EFR Primary and Secondary Care (or equivalent) certificate that was completed within the past 24 months.
• At least 100 dives logged and 6 months certified as a diver at the time of the dive instructor course evaluation.
• Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.



Training Facility

We here at Dive Cabo, have a purpose built training facility for the PADI IDC Instructor Development, which is complete with deep water pool, accommodations, fully equipped kitchen, air conditioned classroom and bbq area, therefore everything is onsite so you can focus on your life changing program. Marina side dive shop located within 5 minute boat ride to the famous sea lion colony and Arch landmark make Dive Cabo your one stop shop for all entry and Pro level diving courses!



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GoPro with the best on the Baja! 

Complete PADI IDC Mexico Dive Cabo Instructor Training on the sunny Pacific Coast of Mexico. So Email here for the latest information. PADI Instructor Development Course Mexico. Furthermore also enquire about our day to day diving. Therefore come and see the big life! finally all our IDC candidates will receive a 2 tank dive at the famous ‘Gordo Banks”, even more reason to GoPro with the best!