Below are the schedules for the PADI IDC Prep Course, the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and the PADI Instructor Exam (IE).
Thresher Shark Divers PADI IDC Schedule 2018
|Instructor Preparation Course||PADI IDC||PADI IE|
|Feb 3-6||Feb 7-18||Feb 19-20|
|Apr 1-4||Apr 5-16||Apr 17-18|
|May 20-23||May 24 - Jun 4||Jun 5-6|
|Jul 25-28||Jul 29 - Aug 9||Aug 10-11|
|Sep 23 - 26||Sep 27 - Oct 8||Oct 9 - 10|
|Nov 19 - 22||Nov 23 - Dec 4||Dec 5 - 6|
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.
Typical PADI IDC Schedule
|1 - 3||IDC Preparation Course|
|4 - 6||Assistant Instructor (AI)|
|7||Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) / Rest Day|
|8 - 12||Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)|
|14 - 15||Instructor Exam IE|
|15 or 16||IE PARTY!|
|17 onwards||Specialty Instructor Ratings (optional)|
|17 onwards||Learn to Teach program (optional)|
Specialty Instructor ratings may be integrated into Days 1-13
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!