PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Are You Ready To Make The Best Career Change?

The Greatest Career Choice You Can Make: Taking the PADI Instructor Course with Jack's Diving Locker

Become a scuba instructor in tropical paradise with the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Jack’s Diving Locker in Kona, Hawaii.  The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the training program you need to prepare for a career filled with adventure and fun!  Jack’s Diving Locker is a PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort with ample classroom space, custom-built scuba training pool, and access to premier open water training sites.

During the IDC, candidates work on knowledge development, confined water skills, and open water skills to prepare for the Instructor Examination (IE), a test administered by a PADI examiner.  Upon successful completion of the IDC and IE, the candidate will be certified as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor – a leader in diving education who teaches a variety of PADI scuba certification courses from beginners to advanced levels.

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IDC Details

  • Total cost $3,500

    • Progressive discount of $100 applied per additional student enrolled in your course. 

  • We Provide

    • ALL PADI IDC Materials! (A $1,500 value!)

    • PADI IDC eLearning

    • PADI IDC Crew Pak

    • PADI Student Course Manual (Digital)

    • Tanks and Weights Complimentary Gear Storage

    • On-site Pool and Classroom

    • Transportation to and from open water dive training sites

    • Transportation to and from the PADI Instructor Exam

  • Fees you pay directly to PADI:

    • Instructor Examination fee

    • Instructor application fee

  • Prerequisites

    • 18 years old or older

    • Medical Statement signed within the past 12 months

    • 100 logged dives

    • Open Water, Advanced, and Rescue, and Divemaster certifications or equivalent

    • Emergency First Response (EFR) Instructor (or equivalent)

    • DAN Insurance

  • Registration:

    • To register, please call our shop at 1-800-345-4807 or (808) 329-7585 or stop by our shop in Kailua-Kona in the Coconut Grove Marketplace on Ali’i Drive.

    • We will arrange an orientation session for you.

    • Valid credit card number required with reservation and $350 non-refundable deposit required with reservation.

    • Final payment due 30 days prior to course start date.

    • 30 day cancellation policy.  Any cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the start of the course will result in a full charge.

    • Register for PADI eLearning by contacting shannon@jacksdivinglocker.com

Contact Information:
For more information or to sign up for the course, please contact Course Director, Shannon Shea at Jack’s Diving Locker at 808-329-7585 or e-mail shannon@jacksdivinglocker.com.

IDC Schedule:

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  Start Date Course Type Places Available  
08 Oct 2020 PADI Instructor 7

IDC - Orientation
Thu 08 Oct 2020
05:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
IDC - Day 1
Fri 09 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
IDC - Day 2
Sat 10 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
IDC - Day 3
Sun 11 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
IDC - Day 4 (Shore)
Mon 12 Oct 2020
07:30 AM
09 hours 30 minutes
IDC - Day 5
Wed 14 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
IDC - Day 6 (Shore)
Thu 15 Oct 2020
07:30 AM
09 hours 30 minutes
IDC - Day 7
Fri 16 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
IDC - Day 8
Sat 17 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
09 hours 00 minutes
IDC - Extra full day
Sun 18 Oct 2020
12:00 AM

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