Scuba Center has been selling quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment since 1973. You will find a wide selection of scuba and snorkeling equipment at both our Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota locations. Scuba Center Eagan
1571 Century Point
Eagan, Minnesota 55121
(651) 681-8434
Scuba Center Minneapolis
5015 Penn Ave South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419
(612) 925-4818

PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course
PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course | As a seasoned PADI Instructor, you have wisdom and experience to share with up-and-coming PADI leaders. And, you know that continuing your education never ends. As an Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff Instructor, you help bring up the next generation of PADI Instructors while gaining in-depth instructor-trainer knowledge. Because IDC Staff Instructors are an integral part of the PADI IDC, you set the stage for moving on to PADI Course Director as you present topics in the IDC and help shape PADI Divemasters and Assistant Instructors into PADI Open Water Instructors. | Scuba CenterJust as scuba divers look up to divemasters, instructor candidates really respect IDC Staff Instructors. As the name implies, IDC Staff Instructors assist with instructor training and share their wisdom and experience with new PADI leaders. Taking the IDC Staff Instructor course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals.

PADI IDC Staff Instructors are highly trained professionals who can train and certify PADI Assistant Instructors and assist Course Directors in training PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors. During the PADI IDC Staff Instructor course you will audit a complete IDC and further master instructor-level dive theory. Complete your PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course conveniently in Minnesota with Scuba Center.


PADI IDC Staff Instructor Prerequisites:  
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer certification
Minimum age 18

PADI 5 Star IDC | Go Pro with PADI | Complete your PADI IDC Staff Instructor Course conveniently in Minnesota | PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards and provides the same level of service. They also meet additional training requirements and offer PADI Instructor-level training. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor find a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center near you, by visiting the online PADI Dive Shop Locator.

PADI IDC Staff Instructor Fee: See Options Below*

*(Plus Course Materials & PADI Application Fee)

(Fee and cancellation policy)

Required PADI IDC Staff Instructor materials include all items required for the PADI Instructor course as well as:
PADI Course Director Manual, #70501 or #70860 (CD)
PADI Confined Water Evaluation Slate, #60575
PADI Open Water Evaluation Slate, #60574

PADI IDC Staff Instructor sessions
are held in Eagan, Minnesota

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Scuba Diving classes offered at Scuba Center in Eagan, Minnesota 2022 PADI IDC Staff Instructor Schedule:

Please contact our Eagan location to register: (651) 681-8434

Staff Instructor Course - Option A: $700*

(Must attend all sessions listed below)

Feb. 19-20 8 am - 6 pm
Mar. 2   Orientation /Virtual 7 pm - 10 pm
Mar. 12-13 8 am - 6 pm
Apr. 23-24 8 am - 6 pm
May 14-15   w/Open Water 8 am - 6 pm

Staff Instructor Course - Option B: $1000*

If auditing a complete IDC is not possible, candidates have the option to present all curriculum components from the Assistant Instructor course for evaluation.

Contact us for scheduling details.

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