Why Become a PADI Scuba Instructor ?

Do you want to inspire others with your love for the ocean? Do you want to change fear into excitement? Then maybe you need to become a PADI scuba instructor with our comprehensive PADI IDC program here in Costa Rica.

Why your PADI IDC with Go Pro Costa Rica ?

padi idc classroom at Oceans Unlimited with Go ProThe PADI IDC scuba instructor program teaches you how to teach. During the program you will look at how to breakdown and instruct basic PADI scuba programs as well as looking at the business of diving, control techniques and the industry of diving.
At our centre here in Costa Rica we offer a fully comprehensive PADI IDC program to prepare you for a career in the scuba diving industry. This includes optional resort training and a chance to get experience teaching after your IDC.

  • Small, personalized instruction
  • FREE IDC prep program including rescue and theory study.
  • FREE specialty instructor programs
  • Workshops including CESA, descents and control
  • Scuba Marketing workshop
  • English & Spanish Instruction
  • Job placement assistance and CV prep
  • Ocean side location with fully air conditioned classroom
  • Option for resort training and teaching experience following your PADI IDC
Confined water for your PADI IDC

What does the IDC involve?

The PADI IDC with Go Pro is a 12 day program that covers all aspects of teaching scuba and working in the scuba industry.
The first portion looks at teaching techniques for classroom, confined water and open water environments. The second part of the PADI IDC covers how to break down and teach each of the individual courses.
Additional topics covered during your program include:
Business of diving
Risk Management
Standards and Procedures

At Go Pro we also offer extra sessions in our program to ensure that you are receiving a well rounded professional scuba education. These include advanced teaching workshops and marketing yourself with social media and branding,

What additional training can I receive with Go Pro Costa Rica ?

IDC Internship

So you have your scuba instructor certification but no experience teaching. This is your chance to get your feet wet and some certifications under your belt. Team teaching with our senior instructors you can practice your new skills pass on your new found scuba knowledge.

Resort Training

Want to learn important skills needed for working in the scuba world? Whether it is equipment repair, shop operations or boat handling, we can make sure you have all the knowledge you need to start your career underwater. Ask today about how our IDC and resort training can help you.

Specialty and Staff training

As well as the free MSDT prep program that you receive with our PADI IDC package, we also offer additional specialty instructor programs, tec training and IDC staff programs. Take your career training a level further with tec instructor, or maybe a marine conservation instructor program.

PADI Divemaster Course resources

PADI IDC skill circuit – surface skills

PADI IDC skill circuit – underwater skills

PADI IDC Rescue Exercise 7 demonstration