PADI 5*IDC Dive Center - Instructor Development Center - Best Dive Excursions - 100% Safety Record - Catalina Dives

  • 100% Safety Record
  • 5 star Instructor Development Center
  • More than 20 000 enthusiastic divers
  • Multi-lingual Dive Instructors
  • English, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, Russian
  • Small groups - no crowds
  • Fun & Adventure

The next PADI IDC dates!

2017

EFR. + Course     Instructor Exam
20 Feb-2 Mar.     3-5 March
15 - 25 May     26-28 May
11 - 21 Sept.     22-24 Sept.
4 - 14 Dec.      15-17 Dec.

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PADI Career Internships

Important!

You can either join one of the internships to become a Dive Master (Check out PADI's e-learning option HERE) or you can join one of the internships to become a Dive Instructor (Check out PADI's e-learning option HERE).

Become a Dive Master!

Dive Master Courses

The Global Dive Academy Divemaster Program-Independent learning through PADI eLearning

PADI Divemaster Online eLearning gives you:
  • The ability to complete a Significant portion of your Knowledge Development Online, replacing all but one of the Classroom Presentations (Role and Characteristics of a PADI Divemaster). This will be delivered live by one of our PADI IDC Staff Instructors or PADI Course Director.
  • Provides convenient unrestricted 24/7 access to the Online Version of the PADI Divemaster Manual and DVD segments
  • Learning at your own Pace and on your own Schedule and come Fully prepared to your PADI Divemaster Course at Global Dive Academy where “DIVING & STUDYING” is “SERIOUS FUN”.

The PADI Divemaster Online eLearning Fee of $232 is paid directly to PADI. When you Sign Up with Global Dive Academy we will Discount you the $232.

To purchase the IDC Online Independent Study, follow these steps:
  • Click on the “eLearning Button” below.
  • Select “Language” and choose “Purchase an Online Course-eLearning”.
  • Select by “Course Details” the “Divemaster” and then “BUY NOW”
  • Fill out Credit Card information.
  • Begin the PADI DIVEMASTER Course Online with Global Dive Academy.
PADI Diving e-learning

Open Water Diver to Dive Master Internship

If you don't have your PADI Scuba Diving Certification yet, but wish to make your first step in Professional Scuba Diving in the Dominican Republic, this PADI Divemaster Career Internship Program is made for you. In this PADI Divemaster Career Internship Program you start from Basic PADI Scuba Diving Skills and Knowledge and Develop them to the Professional PADI Level. It's an Exciting and Intensive 8-Weeks PADI Divemaster Career Internship Training Course that will prepare you for a Successful PADI Scuba Diving Career in the Dominican Republic or all over the World.

This includes the 60 required Logged Scuba Dives necessary for the PADI Divemaster Certification.

What's included?

Dive canons
  • Open Water Diver course
  • Advanced Open Water Diver course
  • EFR primary care
  • EFR secondary Care
  • EFR Care for Children
  • Rescue Diver course
  • Divemaster course and DSD Leadership Internship
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Multiple dive excursions, Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • Wifi in Diveshop
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Lunch on Excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader.

Diver Requirements

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
  • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.

Package price NOW US$ 1954 for 8 weeks. Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, contact us about the Conditions.
* All PADI Materials and PADI Certification Fee: US$ 599

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Advanced Open Water Diver to PADI Divemaster Internship

If you already have your PADI Open Water Certification, then this PADI Divemaster Career Internship Program is for you. This 6-Week PADI Divemaster Career Internship Program will fully prepare you for life as a PADI Divemaster in the Dominican Republic. This All-Inclusive 6-Week PADI Divemaster Career Internship Program is very Popular because of the High Level of Training in a Real life Environment.

As we work with Real Students and Certified Scuba Divers in the Dominican Republic, this is the Perfect Environment for you to learn in Real Life Circumstances. In the Completion of your 6-Week PADI Divemaster Career Internship Program you will get your PADI Divemaster certification, which will allow you to Assist in Teaching PADI Scuba Diving Courses in the Dominican Republic or all over the World. Can there be a Better Place to spend 6 Weeks Learning the Ins and Outs of the Scuba Dive Business????

What's included?

Dive corals
  • Advanced Open Water Diver course
  • EFR primary care
  • EFR secondary Care
  • EFR Care for Children
  • Rescue Diver course
  • Divemaster course and DSD Leadership Internship
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Multiple dive excursions, Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • Wifi in Diveshop
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Lunch on Excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader.

Diver Requirements

  • PADI Open Water Diver Certification or Equivalent Certification.
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
  • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.

Package price US$ 1499 for 6-7 weeks. Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, contact us about the Conditions.
* All PADI Materials and PADI Certification Fee: US$ 549.


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Rescue Diver to PADI Divemaster Internship

Would you like to continue your PADI Scuba Diving Education and build up your PADI Scuba Diving Career? We can help you with that here in the Dominican Republic. The Dive Internship from PADI Rescue Diver to PADI Divemaster is aimed at Candidates who already have PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Open Water Scuba Certifications. Program duration is 4 weeks.


Your training will start with the PADI Rescue Diver Course and the EFR Course. This training program is both Challenging and Rewarding, and the “FUN” part is rising to Challenges and Mastering them. After progressing through your Emergency First Response and your PADI Rescue Diver Course, you enter into the First PADI Professional level, the PADI Divemaster, which will help you to achieve Confidence and Perfection. The PADI Divemaster Certification will allow you to work in PADI Dive centers and Resorts here in the Dominican Republic or all over the World.


What's included?

Dive Bayahibe
  • EFR primary care
  • EFR secondary Care
  • EFR Care for Children
  • Rescue Diver course
  • Divemaster course and DSD Leadership Internship
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Multiple dive excursions, Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • Wifi in Diveshop
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Lunch on Excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director

  • *in coordination with your Base Leader

    Diver Prerequisites:

    • PADI Adventure Diver Certification – must have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive.
    • Be 18 years of age or older
    • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
    • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
    • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.
    Package price NOW US$ 1279 for 4 weeks Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, contact us about the Conditions.
    * All PADI Materials and PADI Certification Fee: US$ 489.
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PADI Divemaster and DSD Leader Internship

If you have already your PADI Rescue Diver Certification, this is the Program to make your first step in Professional Scuba Diving. It's an intensive 2 to 3-Week PADI Training Course that will prepare you for a successful PADI Scuba Diving and PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader Career here in the Dominican Republic or all over the World as a PADI Divemaster. In these 2 to 3 Weeks you'll learn everything that you might need for a Successful PADI Scuba Diving Career.

What's included?

Dive wreck
  • Divemaster course and DSD Leadership Internship
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Multiple dive excursions, Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
  • Airport transfers
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • Wifi in Diveshop
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Lunch on Excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader

Diver Prerequisites:

  • Certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
  • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.
Package price: NOW US$ 699 for 2 to 3 weeks Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, contact us about the Conditions.
* All PADI Materials and PADI Certification Fee: US$ 389.
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Become a Dive Instructor!

Instructor Development Courses

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Instructor Development Course (IDC)

Global Dive Academy are teaching people everyday that diving is both fun and safe. We offer free introductory lessons to diving at the Resorts pool, morning and afternoon, for all those wishing to experience diving for the first time so you can easily integrate diving into your vacation.

Our Dive Centre in Bavaro offers all PADI Courses. For beginners we offer: Discover Snorkeling, Discover Scuba Diving, PADI Scuba Diver and PADI Open Water Diver. For the more Experienced Divers we offer: Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver and All Specialty Courses, (Enriched Air Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Navigation, Cavern, etc.) up to the highest rating in Recreational Diving: The "Master Scuba Diver" qualification.

Tired of your day to day job? Want to make a change in your life? Would you like to spend your time teaching others the wonders of Scuba diving and get paid to do so? Become a Scuba Diving instructor and travel the world, meeting people from all walks of life with the same passion as you for Diving! Global Dive Academy gives you the opportunity to become an Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor with our Divemaster to Open Water Instructor Internship. Our professional PADI Instructors and PADI Course Directors will help you every step of the way to becoming a professional Scuba Diving Instructor. Don't hesitate should you have any question

Feel free to email us at Global Dive Academy

The introduction courses are taught in one of the swimming pools of our Beach Resort. The Ocean Dive we make in front of our Resort within no more than 5 Minutes Boatride. The theory section of the course is supported by visual mediums and interactive learning which makes it all the more fun and motivating.

It doesn't matter which diving course you have in mind, with Global Dive Academy you will find the most competent and friendly dive centre in the Dominican Republic. Our programs offer a free boat shuttle service for those staying at other hotels in the area. You will be picked up 30 minute prior to when your course will start and you will also be dropped back once you finish.

The Global Dive Academy (IDC) PADI Instructor Development Course


Program-Independent learning Sections Online through PADI eLearning

To successfully complete a PADI OWSI program, you must meet the following Performance Requirements.

Complete the following independent learning sections Online through PADI eLearning:

  • Learning, Instruction and the PADI System
  • General Standards and Procedures
  • Risk Management
  • Marketing Diving
  • Start Diving
  • Teaching PADI Specialty Courses
  • Business of Diving
  • Keep Diving
  • How to Teach the Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) Note: this is optional for current PADI members but required for crossover candidates
  • The Steps:

    Complete the nine Required PADI Online Independent Study Sections prior to your 1 st . Day of the Course.  You may have already Completed this during your PADI Assistant Instructor Course (AI)! The PADI IDC Online eLearning Fee of $366 is paid directly to PADI. When you Sign Up with Global Dive Academy we will Discount you the $366.

    To purchase the IDC Online Independent Study, follow these steps:

    1. Click on the “eLearning Banner” below.
    2. Select “Language” and choose “Purchase an Online Course-eLearning”.
    3. Select by “Course Details” the “Instructor Development Course” and then “BUY NOW”
    4. Fill out Credit Card information.
    5. Begin the PADI Instructor Development Course Online with Global Dive Academy.

    PADI Diving e-learning

    Our team is looking forward to welcoming you to Punta Cana, Bavaro and Bayahibe in the Dominican Republic.

PADI Open Water Diver to PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Internship

If you would like to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor but do not yet have your PADI Scuba Diving Certification, this is the PADI Program for you. Imagine spending 6 “SUN and FUN”-filled Months Scuba Diving and Learning! There's no better Place than the Dominican Republic to start your new PADI Scuba Diving Instructor Career. We will help you with Accommodation and Provide you with Everything you need for Effective and Comfortable study. Why so long? Because of the PADI Requirements, this Career Internship Training has a minimum time of 6 Months and 100 Logged Scuba Dives. During these 6 Months you will progress through PADI Scuba Diving Courses starting with your PADI Open Water Diver certification to PADI Advanced Open Water, Emergency First Response, PADI Rescue Diver, PADI Divemaster and complete it with your PADI Instructor Development Course and Emergency First Response Instructor. You'll gain experience in a variety of Scuba Diving Conditions, you will get your Training in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. You'll learn the Special Skills for Scuba Diving in Certain Conditions, including Nitrox EANx, Deep, Navigation, Search- Recovery and Wreck. All of the Scuba Dives are Fun, and you can Fine-Tune your PADI Scuba Diving skills while enjoying your Scuba Dives here in the Dominican Republic. Our Global Dive Academy PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director will prepare you for Real Work in Scuba Diving in the Dominican Republic or all over the World and open your Way to a Successful PADI Scuba Diving Career.

What's included?

IDC Open Water
  • PADI Open Water Diver Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
  • PADI Rescue Diver Course
  • EFR Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Instructor Development Course
  • PADI Instructor Exam
  • 5 Specialty Instructor Rating, MSDT preparation
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Dive Excursions Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Employment assistance
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Wifi at the diveshop
  • Lunch on excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader

Diver Requirements

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
  • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.

Package price NOW US$ 2999 for 6 months Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs Click Here!


Not Included Extra Fees Payable directly to PADI with Credit Card

  • All Materials and PADI Certification Fee Inclusively in the OW–Divemaster Courses : US$ 599
  • PADI IDC Crewpak and EFR Materials: US$ 620
  • IDC processing fee US$ 165
  • Instructor Exam fee US$ 650
  • EFR Instructor application fee US$ 110
  • Specialty Instructor application fee US$ 65 per Specialty

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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver to PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Internship

If you already have your PADI Open Water Diver Certification, then this PADI Instructor Career Training Program is for you. This 2-month PADI Scuba Instructor Internship-program in the Dominican Republic, will fully prepare you for Life as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. This All-Inclusive PADI Program is very Popular because of the High Level of PADI Scuba Instructor Training in a Real Life Environment. As we work with Real PADI Students and Certified Scuba Divers, this is the Perfect Environment for you to learn in Real Life circumstances in the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. In the completion of the PADI Program you will get PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Certification, which will allow you to Teach Scuba Diving here in the Dominican Republic or all over the World. You'll also gain the Level of Emergency First Response Instructor and your Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor. Can there be a better place to spend 2 months learning the “ins and outs” of the Scuba Diving Business then the Dominican Republic???

What's included?

IDC pool training
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
  • PADI Rescue Diver Course
  • EFR Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Instructor Development Course
  • PADI Instructor Exam
  • 5 Specialty Instructor Rating, MSDT preparation
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Dive Excursions Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Employment assistance
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Wifi at the diveshop
  • Lunch on excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader

Diver Requirements

  • PADI Open Water Diver certification or equivalent certification for at least 4 months
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
  • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.

Package price US$ 2599 for 8-10 weeks Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, Click Here!


Not Included Extra Fees Payable directly to PADI with Credit Card

  • All Materials and PADI Certification Fee Inclusively in the OW–Divemaster Courses : US$ 549
  • PADI IDC Crewpak and EFR Materials: US$ 620
  • IDC processing fee US$ 165
  • Instructor Exam fee US$ 650
  • EFR Instructor application fee US$ 110
  • Specialty Instructor application fee US$ 65 per Specialty

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PADI Rescue Diver to PADI Open Water Instructor Instructor Internship

Would you like to continue your PADI Scuba Diving Education and build up the your PADI Scuba Diving Career? Global Dive Academy can help you with that here in the Dominican Republic. The PADI Dive Internship from PADI Rescue Diver to PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Development Course, is aimed at Scuba Diving Candidates who already have PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Certifications. Program duration is 2 months. Your PADI Professional Career Training will start with the PADI Rescue Course and the EFR course. This PADI Career Training Program is both Challenging and Rewarding. The “FUN” part is rising to Challenges and Mastering them. After progressing through your Emergency First Response and the PADI Rescue Diver Course, you enter into the first PADI Professional Scuba Diving Level, the PADI Divemaster, which will help you to achieve Confidence and Perfection. And finally, the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Development Course (IDC), which will show you the other side of Scuba Diving. Upon completing this PADI Career Training Program and passing the PADI Instructor Exam (IE) you will get your PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Certification, which will allow you to work in PADI Scuba Diving Centers and Resorts in the Dominican Republic or all over the World.

What's included?

IDC classroom
  • PADI Rescue Diver Course
  • EFR Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Instructor Development Course
  • PADI Instructor Exam
  • 5 Specialty Instructor Rating, MSDT preparation
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Dive Excursions Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Employment assistance
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Wifi at the diveshop
  • Lunch on excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader

Diver Requirements

  • PADI Adventure Diver - incl. Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive - Certified for at least 4 Months.
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
  • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.

Package price US$ 2199 for 2 months Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, Click Here!


Not Included Extra Fees Payable directly to PADI with Credit Card

  • All Materials and PADI Certification Fee Inclusively in the OW–Divemaster Courses : US$ 489
  • PADI IDC Crewpak and EFR Materials: US$ 620
  • IDC processing fee US$ 165
  • Instructor Exam fee US$ 650
  • EFR Instructor application fee US$ 110
  • Specialty Instructor application fee US$ 65 per Specialty

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PADI Divemaster to PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Internship

This Global Dive Academy Career Internship is designed for the Individual who is at least a PADI Rescue Diver and wants to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor in the shortest amount of Time. During the PADI Divemaster to OWSI Career Program you will learn how to observe, assist and supervise certain Scuba Diving activities. Your PADI Scuba Diving Skills are Tested and Perfected and the PADI Career Internship Program also includes a series of PADI Academic Lectures for Scuba Diving related Subjects. A session of Water Stamina Exercises is also Completed to keep you Fit. At the end of your PADI Divemaster to OWSI Career Program you will pass a PADI Instructor Exam, after which you can start your PADI Professional Scuba Diving Career here in the Dominican Republic or all over the World. PADI Divemaster to OWSI Career Program duration is about 6 weeks. Just imagine spending a great 5 Weeks in the Warm and Welcoming Bavaro, Bayahibe and Punta Cana here in Dominican Republic. Becoming a PADI Scuba Dive Professional! Need we say more?

What's included?

IDC Punta Cana
  • EFR Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Instructor Development Course
  • PADI Instructor Exam
  • 5 Specialty Instructor Rating, MSDT preparation
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Dive Excursions Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Employment assistance
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Wifi at the diveshop
  • Lunch on excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader

Diver Requirements

  • PADI Rescue Diver certification for at least 5 months
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A medical statement confirming you are: "Fit for Scuba Diving".
  • Your own dive equipment, including a dive computer, knife, surface marker and whistle.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.

Package price US$ 1999 for 4-6 weeks. Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, Click Here!


Not Included Extra Fees Payable directly to PADI with Credit Card

  • All Materials and PADI Certification Fee Inclusively in the OW–Divemaster Courses : US$ 355
  • PADI IDC Crewpak and EFR Materials: US$ 620
  • IDC processing fee US$ 165
  • Instructor Exam fee US$ 650
  • EFR Instructor application fee US$ 110
  • Specialty Instructor application fee US$ 65 per Specialty

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PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) Internship

During this PADI Instructor Development Course with Global Dive Academy, the PADI AI (PADI Assistant Instructor) and the PADI OWSI (PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor) Program, you will learn how to Teach other People to Scuba Dive. This is the Final Step before beginning your new PADI Professional Scuba Diving Career. But don't get stressed, we'll make sure your PADI Career Internship Training is Easy and Relaxed. To complete the PADI Instructor Development Course, you'll have to pass the PADI IE, (PADI Instructor Exam) after which you'll get your PADI OWSI,(PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor) Certification. The Global Dive Academy PADI Course Director and IDC staff Instructors will give you their Full attention and 100% of their Time to ensure your Success. During the PADI IDC (PADI AI and PADI OWSI Course) we'll teach you how to use the PADI System to Teach in Classroom, Pool or/and Confined Open Water and Open Water. We will review Several Topics related to the Written Exams taken during the PADI IE. You'll take Sample Exams to identify Areas of Strength and Weakness. You'll find the learning Enjoyable and very Helpful. During the PADI IDC we will also be Teaching the EFR Instructor Course. The duration of the PADI Instructor Development Course is 10 days plus 2 days of the PADI Instructor Exam, so you'll have 12 fun-filled Scuba Training Days in the Dominican Republic. You'll find the PADI IDC and IE schedule for the Dominican Republic on our Website .

After the Instructor Exams, why not get ready to be able to teach PADI Specialty Courses? Note! Ask our PADI Course Director or your PADI IDC Staff Instructors for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Preparation Program after your PADI Instructor Exam.

What's included?

IDC Staff Instructor
  • EFR Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children
  • PADI Assistant Instructor
  • PADI Instructor Development Course
  • PADI Instructor Exam
  • 5 Specialty Instructor Rating, MSDT preparation
  • Unlimited boat diving*
  • Dive Excursions Catalina and Bayahibe
  • Get your Career Internship Training in 2 Environments, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea
  • Airport transfers
  • Employment assistance
  • Internship t-shirt and cap
  • 7% Sales Commission
  • Wifi at the diveshop
  • Lunch on excursion days
  • Personal Guidance from our Multilingual PADI IDC Staff Instructors and PADI Course Director
  • *in coordination with your Base Leader

Diver Requirements

  • PADI Divemaster, or Leadership Level with another Scuba Diving Training Organization
  • 18 years old
  • 60 Logged Dives and Experience in Night Diving, Deep Diving and Underwater Navigation.
  • If not a PADI Divemaster, successfully complete the PADI Rescue Diver Course Skill #7
  • Certified Scuba Diver for at Least 6 Months.
  • Medical Clearance states “Fit for Scuba Diving” signed by a Physician within 12 months.
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care Certification within the last 24 months.
  • *Rental equipment available, with option to buy.

Package price US$ 1199 for 10 days + 2 days PADI Instructor Exam. Interested in the Optional PADI e-Learning programs, Click Here!


Not Included Extra Fees Payable directly to PADI with Credit Card

  • PADI IDC Crewpak and EFR Materials: US$ 620
  • IDC processing fee US$ 165
  • Instructor Exam fee US$ 650
  • EFR Instructor application fee US$ 110
  • Specialty Instructor application fee US$ 65 per Specialty

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Emergency First Response Instructor (EFR-I)Internship

After completing the EFR-Instructor Course with Global Dive Academy you will have your Emergency First Response Instructor Certification. CPR and First Aid are important Skills that are in High Demand. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you can Teach these Skills to anyone. You'll not only learn how to Motivate Students, You also Evaluate Student Knowledge, present Course content effectively and Develop Students "HANDS-ON" Skills, you'll also learn to provide Care for Children during the EFR- Scenarios. This is a Serious Course, but you're also going to have a Lot of Serious Fun doing it.

Requirements

  • EFR Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying training) within the past 24 months
  • Be 18 years of age or older

Not Included Extra Fees Payable directly to PADI with Credit Card

  • EFR Instructor Application fee US$ 110
  • *EFR Instructor Manuals and Materials US$ 90

Package price US$ 199

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PADI Master Scuba Diving Trainer Preparation (MSDT) Internship

MSDT Preparation, Specialty Instructor Internship for Master Scuba Diver Trainer Preparation gives you new Perspectives and it Opens the Door to lots of FUN while Working! After the MSDT Training you can directly start Teaching PADI Specialty Courses. It's also another step Forward in your PADI Professional Scuba Diving Career in the Dominican Republic or all over the World. After or during your Instructor Development Course (IDC) we prepare you for Teaching 5 Specialties, which could Include: Enriched Air Nitrox, Fish-ID, UW Naturalist, Gas Blender, Deep, Multi-level, Wreck, Navigation, Search and Recovery, Drift and Emergency O2 Provider. If you couldn't find the Specialty you're Interested in here, please Contact your PADI Course Director or PADI IDC Staff Instructors from Global Dive Academy, Here there are No Problems but Only Solutions. You can apply for your MSDT Rating once you have Certified your first 25 Students. Note! Ask our PADI Course Director or IDC Staff Instructors from Global Dive Academy for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Preparation Program during your Instructor Development Course (IDC).

Special Offer!

Sign Up Now for an Instructor Career Internship and get your MSDT Preparation “FOR FREE”!!!!

Package price US$ 500

Single Specialty Instructor Courses available on request for US$ 149, Nitrox Instructor Course for US$ 200 and Gasblender Instructor Course for US$ 200.

Processing fee Payable Directly to PADI with Credit Card: US$ 65 per Speciality

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PADI-IDC Staff Instructor Course Internship

If you already have PADI MSDT Instructor Certification, but wish to increase your Qualifications, you're on the right Track here in the Dominican Republic with Global Dive Academy. Take your Training on the PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course and you'll raise your Status as a PADI Instructor. The PADI Instructor Development Course qualifies you as a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, to help Train the next Scuba Diving Generation of PADI Instructors while gaining in-depth PADI Instructor-Trainer Knowledge. As a PADI IDC Staff Instructor you can teach the PADI Assistant Instructor Course, assist PADI Course Directors in conducting IDCs and assist in PADI Instructor Continuing Education courses. As a PADI IDC Staff Instructor is a helpful member of the PADI IDC Team, you set the Stage for moving on to PADI Course Director by presenting topics in the PADI IDC. In a couple of Years you could be Managing your own PADI Five Star IDC Scuba Dive Center-Resort-Shop here in the Dominican Republic or Worldwide where you will Teach these PADI Courses to your Students. Duration of the Course 8-10 Days.

Special offer!


*!!!!! Bring 1 IDC Candidate and get a 50% discount on your PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course !!!!!
*!!!!! Bring 2 IDC Candidates and get your PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course for FREE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Diver Prerequisites

  • Be a Master Scuba Diver Trainer
  • EFR Instructor

Not Included Extra Fees Payable directly to PADI with Credit Card

  • IDC Staff Application fee US$ 120
  • PADI COURSE DIRECTOR Manual and Evaluation Slates U$ 358

Package price US$ 500

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The next PADI IDC dates!

2017

EFR. + Course     Instructor Exam
20 Feb-2 Mar.     3-5 March
15 - 25 May     26-28 May
11 - 21 Sept.     22-24 Sept.
4 - 14 Dec.      15-17 Dec.