Below are the schedules for the PADI EFR Instructor Course, the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and the PADI Instructor Exam (IE).


It may be possible to do technical courses with your CD either immediately before or after the IDC.

PADI IDC Schedule 2019, Malapascua

PADI IDCMalapascua IESpecialties / Tec
May 24-June 3Jun 4-5June 8-13
Jul 27 - Aug 8Aug 9-10Aug 11-15
Sep 25-Oct 7Oct 8-9Oct 10-15
Nov 25-Dec 4Dec 4-5Dec 8-12
Please note: IE Dates and Location are subject to change by PADI which may affect the IDC schedule slightly.

Next year's dates are expected to be similar to this year.
They will be announced in September, and based on PADI's IE schedule.

Please note that Assistant Instructor and EFRI courses can also be taught at any time. Even the IDC can sometimes be taught on demand and it may be possible to arrange one-on-one courses.

Rest days may also be scheduled, and these can also be used as study days or skill practice days with the IDC staff, or you can go on dives with Thresher Shark Divers: usually you will get some FREE dives with your package!