The COVID pandemic is not officially over, but more and more countries are opening up their borders for foreigner tourists. And Indonesia is one of them!
If you are looking for a place to start your PADI IDC, Google search with PADI IDC in Indonesia will give you lots of options in the world where you can start your PADI Instructor Development Course.
Where should you start the PADI IDC?
But first you have to have an idea where you like to start your instructor course. Which country is on your bucket list, and is open for tourists? Since April Indonesia made it for tourists easier to enter the country. You as traveller don’t have to be in quarantine when you enter the country, and there is a Visa on Arrival for 43 countries now. For the most updated information visit the immigration website of Indonesia in your home country. The dream to start a PADI IDC in Indonesia is possible!
PADI IDC in Indonesia?
If you like Indonesia and you like to become a scuba instructor here, lots of diving schools are offering PADI Instructor Courses. But where would you like to live, where would you like to dive? Indonesia is a huge country with lots of good places to dive, like Bali, Gili Islands, Komodo, Ambon, and Raya Ampat.
PADI IDC in the Gili Islands?
If you like a layback atmosphere on a beautiful coconut island, The Gili Islands will be your choice. The Gili Islands are part of Lombok. Just 3 hours away from Bali by fast boat. The islands are famous for the crystal clear waters, turtles and friendly local community. The Gili Islands are 3 little islands located on the North West Side of Lombok. And they are the scuba diving training center of Indonesia. You will find on the 3 islands 40 dive shops, but only a limited amount are teaching regularly PADI Instructor Development Courses.
Oceans 5 Gili Air
On Gili Air you will find Oceans 5 Gili Air. Oceans 5 Gili Air is the only PADI Career Development Centre on Gili Air. They conduct in 2022 nine PADI IDC Courses. PADI Course Director is Sander Buis. Oceans 5 has designed her resort for teaching PADI Courses. Two big classroom are available for teaching, two huge pools are especially designed for scuba dividing and freediving training. There is an equipment room for students only and for long term guests. All is made for the comfort for the scuba divers at the resort and for divers who are joining the dives or the courses with Oceans 5.
PADI IDC with Sander
Sander’s IDCs are conducted over 20 days. It looks maybe long but Sander doesn’t want to teach you how to pass the PADI Instructor Examination. He likes to teach you how you become a confident PADI Scuba Diving Instructor. He will teach you all kind of teaching techniques that you as an instructor can use all over the world, and not only around the Gili Islands. His 9 years experience as PADI Course Director, 12 years as owner of a PADI Career Development Centre, and 4 years as a DDI Instructor Trainer Examiner give you the perfect foundation for your course.