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If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water

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Instructor Development Course(IDC)

Fee: $995.00      (Online IDC Academics Required)*


Become a PADI Instructor - The most sought after Instructor rating in the World.

This is the complete IDC you will attend the Assistant Instructor and Open Water Scuba Instructor course in one program. After sucessful completion of this course you will attend an Instructor Examination (IE)**, held by PADI, to finalize the process.

Pre-Requisites:  PADI Divemaster or Equivalent


Course Content: Includes classroom sessions, pool and open water training. Course assumes demonstration quality skill sets in diving and rescue. If additional training is required additional fees will apply.  Online Academics are required for this class.

Course Time:  6-8 days after completion of online course.

Course Fee:  $995.00*

Online IDC Academics - $402.00 (required before start of class)

Online Dive Theory Prep Class - $140.00 (Recommended, credits toward testing)

*Above Fees Do Not Include:  PADI Application Fees, Additional Dive Fees/Quarry Fees, Course Materials or Online Academics.  Enrollment Requires Course Materials and Online course to be purchased through Aquatic Realm Scuba Center.


Independent diving to accomplish required dives, skill practice training, make-up training, etc. will be required in addition to class dates.

**The IE has addtional expenses that are payable to PADI.  For prices and schedules please contact the course director.

Please Contact Course Director Lynn Wickline 937-428-9836 or  to discuss all of the possibilities available for your professional path.