All Instructor courses available at Bali Scuba

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PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC)
15 days (plus two days IE and optional 3 day preparatory workshop) / IDR 22,384,325 (approximately 2,289 SGD)

Are you a Divemaster ready to take the next step and become a PADI Instructor? Our award winning PADI IDC includes EFR Instructor Program, Nitrox Specialty Instructor Program as well as a free 3 day preparation workshop packed full of theory and skills practices. We are so confident in our Professional training that we even offer a cast-iron pass guarantee. This three week program will challenge you and develop you into a confident and capable PADI Instructor. You’ll leave Bali Scuba (after a lot of fun) with your Instructor card in your hand and ready to take on the world.

Get ready for an extraordinary life.

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Assistant Instructor (AI)
6 days / $899  
$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)
8 days (plus two days IE) / $1099

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. If you are not already EFRI you’ll also need to take the EFR Instructor program which is just 2 extra days for $350. 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 First Response Instructor (EFRI)
2 days / $350

It’s a PADI requirement that all PADI Instructors must also be Emergency First Response Instructors. That’s why we include the Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) course in our $1699 IDC package. After the EFRI program you will leave Bali with real skills which you can use in emergency situations 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 / $799 
$200 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!

Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Internship
4 – 6 weeks / $849
Only available for 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


Staffing IDCs
10 days / $599
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 / $399 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.

  • My IDC Staff Instructor program at Bali Scuba was fantastic. I came away understanding how to staff a highly professional and fun IDC. Bali Scuba really deliver the highest quality pro training.
    Sarah Wormald Diving Indonesia
    Sarah Wormald, PADI MI.
  • I just did my Instructor Development Course (IDC) at Bali Scuba and had the best time. All of the staff at Bali Scuba are so friendly, helpful and attend to your every need and the facilities are excellent!
    Guaranteed IDC Pass with Bali Scuba
    Jon Whyte, PADI OWSI
  • Best choice I ever made!! - My IDC in Bali Scuba was such an amazing experience! They have well-organized schedules and facilities - I miss so much my time in Bali Scuba.
    IDC success with Bali Scuba
    Jae Hee Bang, PADI MSDT
  • Bali Scuba changed my life. With their guidance and support, I was able to become a confident SCUBA instructor - and I had tons of fun while I was there too!
    IDC passes with Bali Scuba
    K.C. Williams, PADI MSDT