How to prepare to IDC?

  1. Check if you meet the requirements (see Requirements and documents)
  2. If yes, please forward the copies of all the documents to us.
  3. Provide the advance payment and fill the registration form (see Registration Form)
  4. Buy the PADI Instructor Manual and all materials for the course.(see Materials for IDC)
  5. Refresh your knowledge of diving theory (physics, physiology, equipment, skills and environment, recreational dive planner RDP) — we do not repeat those issues during the course. Use PADI Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving and Divemaster course materials.
  6. Prepare your Instructor Manual. You need to make all changes and additions in accordance with current Training Bulletin.
  7. Work on your skills demonstrating the 20 exercises of Divemaster course. You need to demonstrate the skills, not just perform them.
  8. Work on the skills of the PADI Rescue Course, particularly exercise #7. You need to demonstrate the skill, not just perform it.
  9. Prepare yourself for exercise #3 of Divemaster course — 800 meters swim (mask, snorkel and fins).
  10. Check your equipment (see Equipment list) and make sure you have adequate exposure suit (see information about the place you decided to do IDC - Dahab, Egypt or Gran Canaria, Spain).
  11. Provide the second payment and make up your mind about the accommodation.
  12. Get your pictures ready.
  13. Call or e-mail us if you still have questions or doubts!