PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) with Sugar Land Dive Center

Why Choose Sugar Land Dive Center

Welcome to Sugar Land Dive Center’s PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). Our comprehensive program is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence you need to become a certified, competent PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

Our next PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) will begin on Saturday, May 4, 2024.

Evening and weekend IDC sessions for those who need to extend their program start on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

The PADI IE will be held in Dallas on May  18/19.

Are you interested in FREE diving in Cozumel? For life? That is correct. When you complete your IDC with Sugar Land Dive Center, you will receive free diving for life with Cozumel Dive Academy when you bring your dive buddy with you!

Our next scheduled PADI IDC in Cozumel starts on Tuesday, June 25, 2024.
Accommodations in Cozumel are provided.

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Our promise to you is simple. If you complete your IDC with Sugar Land Dive Center, we guarantee you will pass your IE, or you can come back and participate in another IDC at no additional cost. (PADI fees not included). Our commitment to your success as a PADI Instructor begins now!

Instructor Development Course Options and Costs

At Sugar Land Dive Center, we do not believe in hidden fees or add-on charges, so our exclusive all-inclusive pricing shows precisely what you will pay.

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Check out our IDC Packages with our downloadable PDFs below:

 Go PRO Silver Package 

Price: $2100.00

Your Go PRO Silver IDC Package includes the following:

IDC Digital Crew-Pac
Optional IDC Prep Course
Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) Course
EFRI Digital Crew_Pac
Free Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor Course

Not included:

PADI fees of $1200.00 are not included. These fees are payable directly to PADI at the time of your IE and are:

PADI IDC Fee of $235.00
PADI IE Fee of $825.00
EFR Instructor Fee of $140.00

The total investment for this program is $3300.00 

Go PRO Gold MSDT Package

Price: $2600.00

Your Go PRO Gold MSDT Package includes:

IDC Digital Crew-Pac
Optional IDC Prep Course
Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) Course
EFRI Digital Crew_Pac
Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Prep Course
Five PADI Specialty Instructor Courses
Digital Specialty Instructor Manuals
Free Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor Course

Not included:

PADI fees of $1754.00 are not included. These fees are payable directly to PADI at the time of your IE and are:

PADI IDC Fee of $235.00
PADI IE Fee of $825.00
Five PADI Specialty Instructor Fees of $440.00
EFR Instructor Fee of $140.00

The additional PADI Fees are:
PADI MSDT Application Fee (At time of MSDT application) $114.00

The total investment for this program is $4354.00

Go PRO Platinum IDC Staff Package

Price: $4200.00

Your Go PRO Platinum IDC Staff Package includes the following:

IDC Digital Crew-Pac
Optional IDC Prep Course
Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) Course
EFRI Digital Crew-Pac
Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Prep Course
Five PADI Specialty Instructor Courses
Digital Specialty Instructor Manuals
IDC Staff Instructor Crew-Pac
Free Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor Course

PADI fees of $1910.00 are not included. These fees are payable directly to PADI at the time of your IE and are:

PADI IDC Fee of $235.00
PADI IE Fee of $825.00
Five PADI Specialty Instructor Fees of $440.00
EFR Instructor Fee of $140.00

The additional PADI Fees are:
PADI MSDT Application Fee $114.00
PADI IDC Staff Application $156.00

The total investment for this program is $6110.00

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Become a PADI Scuba Instructor. Conducting confined water training during an Instructor Development Course with Sugar Land Dive Center

Confined Water Training in an IDC with Sugar Land Dive Center

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What prerequisites are required to enroll in the PADI IDC?

To enroll in an Instructor Development Course, you will need to meet the following
requirements:

Have been a certified diver for at least six months
Be a minimum of 18 years old.
Have at least 60 logged dives to enter the IDC and 100 logged dives to attend an Instructor Examination.
Complete an Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care certification course (or equivalent course) within the past  24 months.
Be medically cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months.

Our commitment to your success as a PADI Instructor begins now.