Join me on the next PADI IDC

Click on the dates to down load a schedule for that PADI IDC. Schedules are subject to change but give you a good idea of the study periods, classroom, confined water and openwater days

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How do I get to Port Douglas?

We provide FREE daily transport to and from Port Douglas back to Cairns for the duration of your IDC.


Week 1

Be prepared



Come and see this incredible purpose built training centre. All the room you need. With a full dive shop downstairs, two classrooms with all the mod coms and the training pool on site.

Week 2

Learn & practice

Confined water

Confined water

Confined water training is conducted in our purpose built training centre in beautiful Port Douglas. The pool is heated to a comfortable 28 C all year round and shade sails are installed for comfort.

Week 3

Perfect it & prove it

Open water & examination

Open water & examination

The open water training takes part on the incredible Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas. We visit the beautiful Agincourt reef system making sure that your training is as real as possible.

The padi idc Schedule



The EFR Instructor rating is a pre-requisite to be able to works as a PADI Instructor.

The EFR Instructor rating is of great value. It will make you more employable and able to teach Rescue and DM courses.

The EFR Instructor course is included and part of your IDC program offered

The full time PADI IDC runs over 2 weeks. Some of the theory will be presented via the PADI e-learning application.

You will have access to my knowledge review videos for the theory section which you need to be comfortable with.

Confined water training will be conducted in Port Douglas and Openwater training on the incredible Great Barrier Reef.



PADI IDC inclusions are:

  • Free transfers to Port Douglas from Cairns

  • German and Spanish language assistance

  • EFR Instructor course

  • Classroom workshops

  • Confined water workshops

  • Open water workshops

  • Rescue workshop

  • Discover Scuba Dive workshop

  • Adventures in Diving workshop

  • Descent workhop

  • eRDPml workshop

  • CESA workshop

  • Professional guidance