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!
PADI Instructor Development Course Structure
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!
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! Check out some of the success stories here on Instagram!
Why Choose Us
We are proud to be the first 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. 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!
Free Add On’s
Choose one of the following:
1- Free accommodation for IDC and IE duration
2- Free 2 tank dive at Gordo Banks, where the Hammerhead sharks hang out
3- Free 2 day local dive package!
SIGN UP 2 WEEKS BEFORE COURSE START FOR THE FREE “EARLY BIRD” SPECIAL.
PADI Instructor Development Course Mexico & Material Rates
Instructor Development Course (IDC)
Assistant Instructor Course
Open Water Scuba Instructor Course
EFR Instructor Course
One of the “Free Add Ons” above
2022/23 IDC Course Dates
Dec 5th – Dec 15th
Jan 23rd – Feb 3rd
Mar 20th – Mar 30th
May 15th – May 26th
Jul 17th – Jul 28th
PADI & EFRI Course Material
Online access to PADI IDC eLearning
Aquatic Cue Cards
Lesson Planning Slates
Emergency First Response Instructor material
Additional Theory Material
Early bird special for booking 2 weeks prior course start!
PADI Instructor Examination (IE)
$715.00 USD (payable to PADI)
$319.00 USD Instructor and EFRI application (payable to PADI)
Food & Beverages
2022/23 Instructor Examination Dates:
Dec 16th – Dec 18th
Feb 4th – Feb 5th
Apr 1st – Apr 2nd
May 27th – May 28th
Jun 29th – Jun 30th
Additional Instructor Level Courses
Enriched Air Instructor Course
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course (Nitrox) is the most popular PADI Specialty course in the world and a ‘must have’ certification for any PADI Instructor. Nitrox Specialty Instructors can offer their student divers maximum options, and in doing so great customer service.
Master Scuba Diver Trainer:
The PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating sets you apart as a dive instructor who takes continuing education seriously and is committed to teaching a variety of courses. (Potential employers like this.) Being an MSDT signifies that you’ve got the experience and certifications to offer all the training a diver needs to become a Master Scuba Diver – the ultimate recreational diver rating.
EFR Instructor Course:
CPR and first aid are key skills that are important to everyone, not just scuba divers. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines, and you can offer courses to anyone.
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!
Meet the Course Director
Hello everyone! My name is Traun, I am the PADI Course Director here at Dive Cabo! It is my job to make sure the transition into PADI Instructor levels goes as smooth as it can. We will learn a lot, but not forgetting to have a lot of fun along the way!
The new and improved PADI IDC has been designed to put the work into more workshop and hands on experience. Gone are the days of lugging around a big bag of books and wasted paper. Now we have stepped into the new decade with an all digital approach. Therefore, more emphasis on getting the first hand experience from the Course Director, setting your training up for the real world! Our PADI IDC MEXICO program is competitively priced, for any questions, feel free to to email me and ask any questions you have, secondly, check out all the cool tours we have on offer at Cabo’s best, first and safest dive shop, Dive Cabo!
Dive On In!