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PADI IDC Gili Islands: Scuba Dive Instructor Training Course Gili Air

Join us for the PADI IDC Gili Islands (Instructor Development Course) hosted at our esteemed 5-star IDC Dive Resort. Embark on the journey to becoming a certified PADI scuba dive instructor in Indonesia. If you’re a divemaster with a passion for guiding others into the world of scuba diving, this opportunity is for you!

Envision yourself working amidst breathtaking tropical dive destinations worldwide, whether aboard dive boats or on idyllic islands such as the Gili Islands in Indonesia. As an instructor, you’ll have the rewarding task of introducing the wonders of the aquatic realm to eager learners.

Teaching scuba diving not only allows you to share your profound love for the underwater world but also enables you to indulge in your passion for aquatic adventures, immersing yourself in the depths and beauty of the ocean.

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Anticipating your job with enthusiasm every single day—that’s the essence of being a PADI dive instructor!

At our Career Development Center and IDC Gili Islands, we provide an ideal setting and conducive environment for you to successfully complete the PADI Instructor Scuba Diving Training Course (PADI IDC) and IE (Instructor Examination). Check out our comprehensive facilities and instructional methods on our PADI IDC YouTube channel.

Throughout the instructor training, you’ll relish the tropical island ambiance of Gili Air. Easily accessible from Bali, Lombok, or other parts of Indonesia, this car-free and motorcycle-free island boasts numerous bars and restaurants, offering the perfect backdrop for your dive instructor course and the launch of your diving career.

While on Gili Air, you’ll be treated to stunning diving opportunities right at your fingertips.

PADI IDC Schedule Gili Islands

April/May 2024Gili Islands, Indonesia
17 April – 06 MayPADI IDC
07 – 08 MayIE
May/June 2024Gili Islands, indonesia
14 May – 03 JunePADI IDC
04 – 05 JuneIE
July/August 2024Gili Islands, Indonesia
17 July – 05 AugustPADI IDC
06 – 07 AugustIE
August/September 2024Gili Islands, Indonesia
21 August – 09 SeptemberPADI IDC
10 – 11 SeptemberIE
October/November 2024Gili Islands, Indonesia
16 October – 04 NovemberPADI IDC
05 – 06 NovemberIE
November/December 2024Gili Islands, Indonesia
20 November – 09 DecemberPADI IDC
10 – 11 DecemberIE

PADI Instructor Development Course at Gili Air


The Instructor Development Course (PADI IDC) conducted at our dive center is designed for intimate learning experiences with small student groups. This ensures that you receive ample individual attention from our Course Director, Sander Buis, and our team of PADI IDC staff instructors.

We are proud to offer a total of 9 PADI IDC sessions in 2024, each led by a certified PADI Course Director. The PADI IDC Indonesia program hosted at the Gili Islands spans 20 days, providing comprehensive training and certification. Language barriers are not a concern as our course director is proficient in English, Dutch, German, and Indonesian, accommodating diverse linguistic backgrounds.

Prerequisites for the PADI IDC Gili Islands:

  • Have all the required materials.
  • The PADI IDC candidates should have a Dive Leader certification: PADI Divemaster or leadership-level certification with a recognized recreational diver training organization.
  • 60 logged dives to start the Dive Instructor Traing Course. 100 logged dives at the Instructor Examination (IE).
  • Documented experience in night diving, deep diving and underwater navigation.
  • Be 18 years old.
  • Have Medical clearance attesting to dive fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months.
  • Be a certified diver for six months before starting the PADI IDC.
  • Show proof of EFR Primary and Secondary Care course completion (or qualifying training) within the last 2 years.
  • If not a PADI Divemaster, complete the PADI Divemaster course diver rescue skills assessment.
  • Submit documentation of qualifying certifications for entry level, advanced, rescue and leadership level.

How to start?

Several pathways are available for commencing your PADI instructor course here at Gili Air online.

Upon receipt of your deposit for the Instructor Development Course, you will be sent your PADI Instructor Development Course Digital Crewpack via email. Once logged in, you will gain access to a wealth of information and resources.

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The greatest aspect of PADI eLearning is the ability to select from nearly every language worldwide. Therefore, if English isn’t your mother tongue and you prefer to access the information in your native language, it’s entirely feasible!

IDC eLearning

To kick off your PADI IDC, it’s advisable to delve into the subjects located within the “IDC eLearning” section. Prior to the commencement of the PADI IDC, it’s essential to complete all the eLearning modules. These modules cover the following topics:

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Diving Knowledge Workbook

If you’re interested in reviewing your dive theory, you’ll discover the “Diving Knowledge Workbook eLearning” tab in the main menu. Here, you can engage in practice sessions covering the five topics of the dive theory exam.

PADI Dive Theory Online

To kick off your PADI IDC journey, it’s recommended to begin with the PADI Dive Theory Online.

As part of the Instructor Course, you’ll need to complete five dive theory exams. For a stress-free PADI IDC experience, we advise studying the dive theory before arriving at the Gili Islands in Indonesia.

How can you achieve this? You can utilize resources such as the Diving Knowledge Workbook eLearning and Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving. However, Dive Theory online is also an excellent option.

Each online section includes multimedia instructional segments followed by study questions. End-of-section assessments confirm the eLearner’s comprehension of the following topics:

  1. The Physics of Diving
  2. The Physiology of Diving
  3. Diving Equipment
  4. Decompression Theory and the Recreational Dive Planner
  5. Diving Skills and Environment

Explore the online components of the PADI IDC Course today!

PADI IDC pricing

  • Duration: 20 days

  • Dives: Free diving 1 weeks prior IDC

  • Price: €1200,-*

  • PADI IDC/EFRI Crewpack: €785

  • EFR Instructor Fee: A$ 228

  • IDC Application: A$ 331

  • IE Fee: A$ 1120

*Included in the price EFRI, excluded PADI materials and PADI fees

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