Downbelow Marine & Wildlife Adventures based in Kota Kinabalu and Gaya Island are thrilled to announce themselves as a PADI 5 STAR Instructor Development Center – a status awarded to premier dive centers for Professional SSCUBA Diving training.
Already a prestigious PADI 5 Star Dive Center that excel in providing dive consumers with a full range of diver education programs, equipment selection, recreational diving and experience opportunities, we are very happy to announce our Instructor Development Course – IDC commencing 19th March 2009 with the IE in Kota Kinabalu on the 30th & 31st March 09.
Covering areas as diverse as risk management, teaching children, the business of diving and PADI standards and procedures, the IDC is designed to develop a rounded diving educator who can work anywhere in the world.
The IDC begins with independent self-study Knowledge Reviews and encompasses two PADI programs: The Assistant Instructor Course and The Open Water Scuba Instructor Course.
Together these two programs make up the full IDC.
Certification as a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor is by successful completion of the PADI Instructor Examination scheduled at the end of the IDC, confirmed for the 30th and 31st March 2009 also in Kota Kinabalu.
During the IDC you will learn how to successfully transfer knowledge and skills to others.
Furthermore you will develop a clear understanding of The PADI Philosophy of Continuing Education and the full range of PADI programs, teaching materials and tools, including digital products, that are available to you as a PADI Instructor.
Once you have understood the basic teaching methods employed in teaching scuba and how to use the PADI system to it’s fullest, you will find teaching an easy and exhilarating experience !!
We would like to thank all friends and clients of Downbelow past and present who have contributed to the success of our PADI Dive Centre and we look forward to exciting times ahead.