PADI IDC Koh Lanta, Phi Phi, Tao, Phuket, Thailand, SCUBA Dive Instructor, IDC Staff Course, CDTC
PADI IDC Koh Lanta, Phi Phi, Tao, Phuket, Thailand, SCUBA Dive Instructor, IDC Staff Course, CDTC

PADI IDC Gold on Koh Lanta, Thailand with Multi-Platinum PADI Course Director Richard Reardon



PADI IDC Gold – THB 42,000



In addition to the Silver PADI Dive Instructor course (IDC programme), we also offer the IDC Gold package. This package also includes the EFR Instructor course, and is the option you will need to sign up for if you are not yet an EFR Instructor.  And for this season only, we will be including MSDT Prep (Five Specialty Instructor training Courses) for FREE !!


Rather than rush through a seven or nine day Instructor Development Course, take the time to truly master the course requirements and arrive at the IE relaxed and confident. With extra preperation and workshops, and a focus on neutral buoyancy teaching, the Gold IDC will prepare you better than any other for the PADI Instructor Exams.


Our extra custom-written workshops and seminars include:

  • Rescue Workshops
  • Open Water Skills Set-Up & Control
  • Search & Recovery Workshop
  • CESA Workshops
  • Confined Water Dive 1 & 5 Workshops - Teaching skills neutrally buoyant
  • Neutrally buoyant skill circuits


The PADI IDC Gold package in Koh Lanta includes the following PADI training:

  • 12 Day PADI IDC
  • PADI Emergency First Response Instructor Course including Care For Children
  • Enriched Air Specialty Instructor Course*
  • Emergency Oxygen Provider Specialty Instructor Course
  • Dive Against Debris Specialty Instructor Course
  • Deep Specialty Instructor Course
  • dSMB Specialty Instructor Course
  • Equipment rental if required

*Prerequisite not included


In order to commence PADI IDC training, in adddition to being a PADI Divemaster, you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • You must have been a certified diver for at least six months
  • You need 100 logged dives to attend the PADI Instructor Examination
  • Your First Aid and CPR cert must be within two years
  • You will need a dive medical signed by a medical professional 


This thorough training package is priced at only 42,000 Thai Baht, including basic equipment hire.  You will also need to buy the required PADI materials for this package - IDC Crew Pak and EFR Instructor Manual - and can see the prices on our Prices page.


Have a look at our IDC course dates for 2020 on our PADI IDC Schedule page.


Arrive prepared for your IDC by checking out our downloadable PADI IDC Study Tools !


What do you pay ?


The total cost payable to us for the PADI IDC Gold package is THB 62,500.  This price includes the IDC, EFR Instructor Course, three PADI Specialty Instructor Training courses*, and all required PADI Materials for these courses.  The PADI fees, payable direct to PADI at the end of the training would total AUD$1,448, with an additional AUD$111 for each of the three Specialty Instructor ratings*.


Please email for further information.


*Prerequisite not included


PADI Scuba Instructor Training - Want even more qualifications ?


We also offer an intensive Pro Gold IDC package which also includes five additional Specialty Instructor ratings. This will give you additional qualifications and raise your employability after certification at the PADI IE.


If you are not yet a PADI Divemaster then have a look at our Platinum Divemaster Internship option.


In conjunction with Project AWARE's Adopt A Dive Site campaign, we are now offering the Dive Against Debris Specialty Instructor Course as a free add-on to all our PADI IDC programmes.


Dive Against Debris Specialty Instructors are authorised to conduct Dive Against Debris Adventure Dives as part of their Advanced Open Water Courses.


Let's all clean the ocean together !!!




See a photo album from a recent 'Go Pro In Paradise' IDC here.

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