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2905 Banksville Rd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15216
Phone: (412) 531-5577
Fax: (412) 531-1960

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Saturday: 10am to 5pm

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Saturday: 10am to 5pm

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Now featuring 9 online options including Open Water Certification coursework!

PADI Instructor Development Course

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor EmblemAs a certified Divemaster or Assistant Instructor, you're ready to begin the training that provides both a career in diving and the respect only afforded those divers who carry the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor credential.

In the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC), you receive the intensive education that gives you the skills, knowledge, and tools necessary for teaching other divers.  You practice these in the classroom, pool and open water settings.  After completion, you'll be personally evaluated by professionals directly from PADI.

  • Diving's most comprehensive and demanding program
  • Instructor candidates attend more than 18 sessions on topics ranging from educational theory to practical conducting of PADI courses
  • Candidates perform no less than 9 teaching presentations in the classroom, pool and open water
  • Qualifies you to attend the Instructor Examination (IE)
  • Please call for inquiries

This course consists of two parts: