PADI INSTRUCTOR COURSE

PADI INSTRUCTOR COURSE IN KOTA KINABALU

PADI Instructor course with Diverse Borneo, a PADI Five Star (IDC) Instructor Development Center offers a complete PADI Instructor Course in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia with a 100% pass rate in IDC and IE.

As a PADI professional Divemaster or equivalent from a different scuba diving agency you have already mastered the knowledge, skills and attitude of becoming a great mentor. The PADI IDC in Kota Kinabalu will develop the experience you have gained by introducing the skills needed to become an effective and quality PADI scuba instructor.

PADI Instructor Development Course

WHY KOTA KINABALU?

Kota Kinabalu is one of the best places in the world to learn your PADI Instructor Course as the PADI Course Director training course is in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Kota Kinabalu. The PADI Course Director Training Course is only held two times per year and accepts less than 40 candidates per time, whereas PADI certify annually one million divers. The islands are only 10 minutes by boat from Kota Kinabalu which offers great places to stay, food and drinks 🙂 Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak in Asia is seen from confined open water.

WHO WILL TEACH YOU?

Mark Hedger, the only active full time teaching PADI Course Director in Kota Kinabalu. Former youngest PADI Course Director in Malaysia and once was one of the youngest in the world, PADI Asia Pacific Award winner for ‘The Young Achiever in Diving Award’ 2006, more than 7,000 logged dives and a 100% record of first time success at the IE. Mark has been a PADI Course Director for 10 years and will conduct your PADI Instructor Course.

Our Go Pro team consisting of Halid Linggi and Daniel Buxton both PADI professionals that works the waters of Kota Kinabalu daily. Their frequently teaching courses of all levels from Discover Scuba to Divemaster and dived all of Borneo between them.

Please contact Mark for the latest PADI Instructor Examination Schedule for dates.

PADI Instructor Course DURATION

The PADI Instructor Course (IDC) itself runs for just ten days. We offer a two day preparation course, then the two day Emergency First Response Instructor course, and ten days IDC. The PADI Instructor Examination is two days at Kota Kinabalu and Semporna. The PADI IE in Kota Kinabalu is generally falls on February, May/June, September and November, but please inquire for exact dates for this year.

THE PREP COURSE

Two days of theory review covering, open water, advanced, EFR, rescue, and Divemaster knowledge development. Water skills workshops, including skill demonstration, ascent and descent workshop, knot-tying and more.

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE (EFR) INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Two days of EFR And CFC Instructor learning techniques for training CPR and first aid. This is required to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

PADI INSTRUCTOR COURSE (IDC)

The PADI Instructor Course is in two parts, the Assistant Instructor and Open Water Scuba Instructor section. You must complete both sections to participate in the PADI Instructor Examination. You will learn how to teach knowledge development, confined and open water teaching presentations, PADI Dive Courses standards, risk management, business of diving, marketing diving and more. Diverse Borneo PADI Instructor Course will begin in the comfort of your own home starting with IDC online, meaning that you would have completed nine (9) sections of the course before meeting our PADI Course Director gifting you with more quality time in the water and not in the classroom.

INSTRUCTOR EXAMINATION (IE)

Two days to prove PADI you have what it takes to be a PADI instructor.

PADI INSTRUCTOR COURSE CREW CONTENTS ARE:

  • Instructor Application.
  • Brochures and other course documentation.
  • Confined & Open Water Instructor Cue Cards.
  • Adventures in Diving Instructor Cue Cards.
  • Rescue Dive Instructor Cue Cards.
  • OW & CW Lesson Planning Slates.
  • PADI Professional Training Log.
  • Law and Diving Professional Book.
  • CD containing – Best of USJ.
  • Children & Diving.
  • Business of Diving (3 PDF manuals).
  • Rescue Diver Exam.
  • PADI`s Guide to Teaching Manual.
  • Positive Approach Selling DVD.
  • Specialty Course Instructor Manual.
  • OW Quizzes and Exams.
  • DM exams.
  • Backpack.

PADI Instructor Course DIVE THEORY ONLINE

Afraid of dive theory that you learned in your Divemaster course or need some touch ups. Diverse Borneo offers theory online lessons before arriving at Kota Kinabalu. Please click on the link to start the learning all over again

PADI Instructor Course (IDC) ONLINE

Do not want to sign up for the complete IDC just yet but fancy starting the online IDC first, then click on this link – online PADI IDC and online theory lessons which will help prepare you before choosing on where to complete your IDC

PACKAGE INCLUDED

  • Course Director fee
  • IDC online
  • Boat fee
  • Equipment rental
  • Sabah park dive permit
  • Jetty fee
  • Lunch on diving days
  • Drinking water
  • Prep Course
  • EFR instructor course fee
  • IDC fee
  • Three Instructor Specialty Courses from a choice of – Digital underwater photographer, Deep Diver, Fish ID, Enriched Air Diver, Underwater Navigation, Night diver, Search and Recovery Diver, Wreck Diver, Underwater Photographer, Emergency Oxygen Provider, DSMB and Multilevel Diver.

 

PACKAGE EXCLUDED

  • Accommodation
  • PADI EFR Instructor Application Fee
  • IDC Application Fee
  • Complete Instructor Examination Fee
  • Specialty Instructor Fee
  • Meals on classroom days

 

FEES YOU PAY DIRECTLY TO PADI

  • PADI EFR Instructor Application Fee at AU$172.00
  • IDC Application Fee at AU$249.00
  • Complete Instructor Examination Fee at AU$865.00
  • Specialty Instructor Fee per cert at AU$99.00

 

INTERNSHIP OPTION

Want to ensure you are fully prepared? Then join us earlier up to four (4) weeks before the IDC begins. We will only charge an additional RM2,120.00. You will be able to dive everyday up to 3 dives a day, assist on real life PADI Diving Courses and get hands on tips and techniques from the Diverse Borneo team.

 

ACCOMMODATION & FOOD

You can stay for as little as US$5.00 per night and eat for US$2.00 per meal. We can help out by prearranging the accommodation for you.

PRICING

RM6890
✓ Inclusive materials
✓ RM5090 excluding materials
✓ Excludes fees paid directly to PADI
✓ All price inclusive 6% GST

Contact us if you have any questions or call / message us +60128381630 for more information.