PADI IDC prerequisites

Course Prerequisites

  • PADI Divemaster, or leadership level with another diver training organization, including:
    1. 18 years old.
    2. 60 logged dives; documented experience in night diving, deep diving and underwater navigation.
    3. If not a PADI Divemaster, successfully complete the PADI Divemaster course dive rescue assessment.
    4. Certified diver for six months.
    5. Medical clearance attesting to dive fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months.
    6. Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care course completion (or qualifying training) within the last 24 months.
  • Logged at least 100 dives prior entering the Instructor Examination (IE)



Teaching Status Open Water Scuba Instructors are authorized to teach the following PADI courses:

• PADI Scuba Diver/Open Water Diver
• Adventure Diver/Advanced Open Water Diver
• Rescue Diver
• Divemaster
• Skin Diver and Discover Snorkeling
• Discover Scuba Diving
• PADI Seal Team and Bubblemaker
• ReActivate and Discover Local Diving
• Peak Performance Buoyancy
• Project AWARE Specialty
• Coral Reef Conservation

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