Other PADI Instructor courses available at Bali Scuba

Assistant Instructor (AI)
5 days / $825  
$100 Discount for starting on the same day as any IDC

Perhaps you are already a Divemaster but don’t have the time to take the full IDC? Why not take the 5 day PADI Assistant Instructor (AI) course. The AI course is the first part of the IDC and you can upgrade to PADI OWSI to become a full PADI Instructor whenever you have time.

Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
10 days (plus two days IE) / $975

Already a PADI Assistant Instructor (AI) or an Instructor from a different agency? Then you just need to take the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) course. You’ll also need to take the EFR Instructor program which we’ll do for $200 (usually $300). We include a Mock IE to give you practice for the real thing and when you have finished the program you will be ready to take on the world and begin your dream life as a PADI Instructor.

Emergency Fist Response Instructor (EFRI)
2 days / $300

It’s a PADI requirement that all PADI Instructors must also be Emergency Fist Response Instructors. That’s why we include the Emergency Fist Response Instructor (EFRI) course in our $1600 IDC package. After the EFRI program you will leave Bali with real skills you can use in an emergency, as well as the background knowledge you need to confidently pass these skills on to your own EFR students.

Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)
4 days / $750
$250 discount for Bali Scuba IDC Candidates

The Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) course starts the day after the IE (Instructor Exam) and will give you 5 Instructor Specialty courses. It’s a great way to improve your earning potential because you’ll be able to teach those 5 Specialty courses to your students. It also makes you much more employable by potential employees and looks great on your diving Instructor CV!

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Liberty Shipwreck at Tulamben in East Bali

The WW2 shipwreck you’ll dive during your MSDT course at Bali Scuba

Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Internship
4 – 6 weeks / $750
Only available for Past Bali Scuba IDC Candidates

To become a Master Scuba Diver Trainer you need to take the MSDT course AND certify 25 students. To get your 25 certifications AND more teaching experience take the MSDT course here and then immediately join our Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) internship program. During this MSDT internship program you’ll team-teach with our Instructors until you have the 25 certifications you need to become an MSDT Instructor.

Staff Instructor (SI)
2 day program + IDC staffing / $850
4 day program / $700

The PADI Staff Instructor (SI) course allows you to assist a Course Director teaching IDCs and you’ll also be able to independently conduct PADI Assistant Instructor courses. The program can be taken as a 4 day course or a 2 day followed by staffing one of our 15 day IDCs

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Staff Instructors discussing the their students’ scores in Bali Scuba pool

Staff Instructors discussing the their students’ scores in Bali Scuba pool

Staffing IDCs
15 days / $500
If your dream is to become a PADI Course Director and you are already a Staff Instructor or Master Instructor you’ll need to staff some IDCs. Staffing an IDC at Bali Scuba is a great way to learn from experienced Course Directors (and it’s a lot of fun).
PADI Sidemount Instructor
2 days / $349 plus equipment rental

Sidemount diving is a growing trend and with more and more people taking sidemount courses becoming an Sidemount Instructor will boost your earning potential. You do not need to be a certified sidemount diver as you will learn everything you need to know here.

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PADI TecRec Instructor Programs

Bali is blessed with ideal conditions for technical dive training. You’ll have a shipwreck to explore and a deep drop-off. Your Instructor Trainer is one of the most experienced technical dive trainers in Indonesia and we offer a number of TecRec Instructor programs for you to choose from.

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