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IDC in Sharm el Sheikh with Sunshine Divers Club

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IDC Preparation Course


The IDC Prep is a preparation for your IE theory exam. We rehearse thoroughly the 5 areas of the Divemaster course, which are Physics, Physiology, eRDPML, Equipment and Diving Skills and Environment.
If you want to be successful at your IE, you should not miss this valuable day.

EFR Instructor Course (2 days)

As of March 2009, the EFR Instructor is a prerequisite to become a PADI Instructor.
In this course, you will learn to teach an EFR student primary care (CPR) and secondary care (First Aid) and care for children. Prerequisites:
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • EFR primary and secondary care certification, not older than 24 months

PADI IDC (10 days)

The IDC consists of 2 programs: the Assistant Instructor Course (AI) and the Open Water Instructor Course (OWSI). These 2 programs together are the IDC. The IDC starts with selfstudy before you begin your actual course. Our IDC takes 10 days so that you have plenty of time to develop your teaching skills in confined water, in open water and in the classroom. During that time, you will expand your knowledge and understanding of the PADI System. We will provide you with thorough knowledge of PADI’s Continuing Education and you will learn to teach exciting courses and to use PADI materials effectively. We concentrate on development of skills, which means that you can make mistakes and that you will be corrected. It is a fact that you learn from making mistakes and improve easily after that.

Assistant Instructor Course (4 days)

The AI Course is the first part of the Instructor Development Course (IDC). This course is an introduction to the PADI System and we concentrate on programs that you will be able to teach as an AI such as Discover Scuba Diving, Project Aware Specialty Courses and Peak Performance Buoyancy. You will learn to teach in the pool, in open water and the classroom.
  • min. age 18 years
  • PADI Divemaster or equivalent
  • Min. 60 logged dives and proof of experience in deep,
    night and navigation dives
  • Been a certified diver for at least 6 months
  • Dive medical not older than 1 year
  • Proof of first aid and CPR not older than 24 months

Open Water Scuba Instructor Course (6 days)

This is the second part of the IDC. This program prepares the AI or Crossover candidate to become a professional PADI Instructor. You will intensify your knowledge of PADI Standards and procedures. You will learn in detail about the courses that you will be able to teach after the IE such as Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver, Open Water Diver, Adventure Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver, Divemaster as well as a few interesting PADI programs that will expand your knowledge about Protecting the Environment. In order to become a safe, a responsible and a competitive Instructor we will make you familiar with the means and techniques of risk management and the principles of business.
  • min. age 18
  • PADI AI or Equivalent
  • All other prerequisites for AI apply

Der Crossover Course (6 days)

The OWSI replaces the former IOC/Crossover Course.
The NEW OWSI COURSE allows Instructors that are already Instructors with a recognized organisation to participate in the Crossover.
We invite you to participate in the full IDC at the price of a crossover course.

Please contact us in regards to your Instructor qualification.

The Instructor Evaluation – IE (2 days)

After participating successfully in the OWSI or the IDC you will be able to attend the IE. This 2 day program is run by PADI International. A PADI Examiner who is a neutral person, will evaluate your knowledge and skills.


Specialty Instructor Kurse und IDC Staff Instructor

Du kannst von einer großen Anzahl an Specialty Instructor Kursen wählen.
Diese Kurse bieten Dir wertvolles praktisches Training, Demonstration von Techniken, Informationen zum Marketing der einzelnen Kurse, sowie aktuelle Informationen über
Standards und Freiwassertraining der PADI SPECIALTY INSTRUCTOR KURSE
Es ist ein großer Vorteil, wenn Du den Kurs mit einem Course Director machst, da Du dann gleich nach dem IE die entsprechenden Kurse unterrichten kannst.
Voraussetzung: erneuerter PADI Assistant Instructor oder Du musst einen kompletten IDC/OWSI Kurs innerhalb der letzten 12 Monate abgeschlossen haben.
Specialty Instructor Kurs Sunshine Divers Clubprice:
Specialties with one dive: Euro 100,-
Specialties with two dives: Euro 120,-

Master Scuba Diver Trainer Prep Kurs

Dieser 3 Tage Kurs beinhaltet 5 Specialty Instructor Kurse. Nachdem du dann über 25 Schüler brevetiert hast, kannst Du den Master Scuba Diver Trainer beantragen. Diese Qualifikation ist heutzutage unbedingt erforderlich, um ein konkurrenzfähiger Instructor zu sein.
Master Scuba Diver Trainer Sunshine Divers Clubprice: Euro 450,-

IDC Staff Instructor

IDC Staff Instructor sind MSDT, die erfolgreich an einem IDC Staff Instructor Kurs teilgenommen haben.
Du lernst, dem Course Director ein wertvoller Assistent zu sein, so dass Du IDC Lehrproben mit beurteilen kannst, IDC Vorträge halten kannst und den Course Director bei Weiterbildungsprogrammen assistieren kannst. .
Du wirst danach auch selbständig Assistant Instructor ausbilden und brevetieren können.
Dieser Kurs ist Voraussetzung, um Master Instructor zu werden.
Voraussetzung: Erneuert und im Lehrstatus als MSDT.
IDC Staff Instructor Sunshine Divers Clubprice: Euro 500,-

All prices do not include teaching materials or PADI fees.

Course Director Ruth Stephens at Sunshine Divers Club
IDC with Sunshine Divers Club
Instructor Development Course with Sunshine Divers Club
    Profi-Wochen Sunshine-Divers IDC careless-package: price:
 2 days EFR Instructor Course
 1 day IDC Prep
 10 days IDC
 € 1095,-
 With booking this package we offer you:
 2 weeks bed&breadfast in double room, airport transfer included
 € 200,- / person

    Profi-Wochen Sunshine-Divers IDC excluvie package:

 2 days EFR Instructor Course
 1 day IDC Prep
 10 days IDC
 3 days MSDT preparation ( 5 PADI Specialty Instructor Courses)
 € 1395,-
 With booking this package we offer you:
 2 weeks bed&breadfast in double room, airport transfer included
 € 300,- / person

The accomodation is located in our divecamp, which is contiguous to the Sunshine-Divers Club. If there is availability and with an extra charge you can stay also in our comfortable holiday appartment.
PADI teaching materials and fees are not included in this prices.

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