The Waterhoppers Diving School was the first PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre on the island of Rhodes and has over 30 years’ experience as a PADI school.
Our next Instructor Development Course (IDC) will be held from 4th to 11th April 2023. The Instructor Examination (IE) will be on 12th and 13th April 2023.
The Waterhoppers Diving School offers a fun, friendly, personal and professional service to all our candidates completing the IDC and IE. Becoming a PADI Instructor will lead to one of the most rewarding experiences of your life and open up a wealth of opportunities to you giving you the ability to travel to and work in some of the most beautiful places in the world, starting on the wonderful island of Rhodes. A job most people can only dream of!
The IDC is not just about passing exams. It is about becoming fully prepared, confident and ready to teach. We make sure that you are ready to embark on your teaching career. We always keep our groups small and personal, maximum 6 per IDC. Our Course Director and Staff Instructors are always on hand to help with all aspects of the IDC. Once you have become a PADI Instructor you will be eager to work within your new role. The Waterhoppers Diving School offers all their IDC candidates a work placement for the season following their IDC. (To learn more about what’s on offer contact Jill at firstname.lastname@example.org). A fantastic opportunity to work in one of the most successful dive schools in Greece under the mentorship of our experienced team of Instructors.
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Outline of the IDC with the Waterhoppers Diving School
The Waterhoppers IDC will be held at the Atrium Platinum hotel in Ixia, Rhodes. The course will run from 8 am to 6 pm each day. The course will be conducted in English. Our Course Director, Norbert Hoeger, is German so we can also accommodate German speakers. Confined and Open Water sessions are conducted in the sea at our dive site of Ladiko. Transport to the dive site is included.
The PADI IDC EXCLUSIVE BEST VALUE is a full 15 day course. In addition to the IDC + EFR + MSDT Prep with theory exams, skill circuit, rescue evaluation, classroom, confined water and open water presentations; you will also complete pre IDC training including skills and theory practice and CV workshop. Includes all training, accommodation and PADI materials. You are responsible for PADI membership
2750€ regular price
The PADI IDC is a full 8 day course. You will complete theory exams, skill circuit, rescue evaluation, classroom, confined water and open water presentations. You are responsible for the cost of PADI Materials, accommodation and membership
1100€ regular price
The PADI IDC + EFR Instructor + PADI Oxygen Provider Instructor + Enriched Air Instructor is a full 10 day course. You will complete theory exams, skill circuit, rescue evaluation, classroom, confined water and open water presentations. You are responsible for the cost of PADI materials, accommodation and membership
1350€ regular price
The PADI IDC + EFR Instructor + MSDT is a full 12 day course. You will complete theory exams, skill circuit, rescue evaluation, classroom, confined water and open water presentations. You are responsible for the cost of PADI materials, accommodation and membership
1750€ regular price
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Very good organisation. Very good preparation. Very friendly staff . Open Water Diver
Really amazing! Well organized, great fun Open Water Diver.
Thank you! Great day, made new friends and had a great wonderful day! Advanced Diver.
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