Ready for the PADI Instructor Development Course? Don’t wait until the course starts to see where you stand. We talked with a handful of PADI Course Directors and Staff Instructors about what it takes to pass an IDC with flying colors. Their best advice? Start now. Here’s how: Spend time familiarizing yourself with the PADI...
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Guest article written by Peter McLeod Scouts Australia provides an opportunity for young people to get out doors and experience a wide range of activities from which they can choose to seek fun, excitement and adventure.  Recently the adventures offered by Scouts has expanded to include scuba diving as part of offering a wider array...
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Born to dive but forced to work? Below are some of the top career options for scuba divers. Most, but not all, require a Divemaster or Instructor scuba certification. Become a PADI® Professional, and you’ll always have a “Plan B.”  #1 Dive Guide or Dive Instructor A PADI Divemaster or Instructor certification is one of...
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Made up of thousands of islands, with a coastline that stretches more than 34,000 kilometers (21,000 miles), Japan is home to an incredible array of different landscapes, both above and below the surface. The vast distance between the northernmost and southernmost islands of Japan provides a variety of spectacular diving options - from ice floes...
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Some divers travel thousands of miles to complete instructor training in a resort destination, but divers in North America have plenty of great options closer to home. When choosing where to do your PADI® Instructor Development Course (IDC), there are a few things to consider:  What is your dream scuba diving job? If you’re...
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Introducing the PADI 'How To' series featuring helpful tips as you discover the underwater world. If you've just started the PADI Open Water Diver course, or simply haven't been in the water for some time, we've got you covered with a full visual breakdown on how to perfect these skills so you feel the most...
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