Unlock Your Potential: Become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor with Sugar Land Dive Center

Welcome to Sugar Land Dive Center’s PADI Instructor Development Course! 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 first PADI IDC of 2024 is scheduled in Cozumel and starts on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.

Accommodations are provided.

Our first scheduled IDC in Texas is scheduled to begin on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Evening and weekend IDC sessions for those who need to extend their program begin on Monday, February 12, 2024

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Sugar Land Dive Center’s IDCs also include:

Professional Level Continuing Education and Workshops

Fill Station Overview

Equipment Maintenance Workshops

Retail Sales Exposure

Job Placement and Resume Assistance

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!

2023/2024 IDC Calendar

Check out our IDC Packages with our downloadable PDFs below:

 Go PRO Silver Package 

Price: $1995.00

Go PRO Gold Package

Price: $2520.00

Go PRO Platinum Package

Price: $4020.00

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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

There are no hidden costs. The price for our PADI Instructor Development Course includes the following:

Academic Material:  PADI IDC Digital Crewpac
Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) Course
EFRI Digital Instructor Crewpac
Exclusive discounts on additional training and products
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Our experienced PADI Platinum Course Director, Phillip Hetherington, and the Instructional Team at Sugar Land Dive Center will guide you through every step of the course, from classroom sessions to practical teaching exercises. The PADI Instructor Development Course covers all aspects of scuba diving instruction, including the latest teaching techniques, safety protocols, and industry best practices.
Furthermore, throughout the course, you’ll be able to practice your skills and gain hands-on experience through our practical teaching sessions while networking with other aspiring instructors.

So why wait? Take the first step towards your dream career in scuba diving instruction, and sign up for our PADI Instructor Development Course now! Contact us to learn more about our programs and start your journey today.

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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

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.