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PADI Assistant Instructor

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PADI Assistant Instructor
Duration: 6 days (4 days if eLearning completed)
Max. Depth:
Minimum Age: 18 years
Standard Price:
€ 510.00
Advance Price:
€ 510.00
Package including Camel Hotel:
VAT: Prices do not include 14% VAT
Certification Fees: Application fees are payable directly to PADI, and are not included. 
PADI Material Fees: Prices do not include candidate materials.

You can become an AI by attending the few days of the IDC. As an AI, you can teach Specialties including Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty (under indirect supervision), and Project AWARE Specialty.


Please visit our PADI IDC page for more detailed information.


To join an IDC, you must have:

  • a PADI Divemaster qualification with current membership of PADI, or an equivalent leadership level certification with another training organization
  • Proof of 60 logged dives
  • Medical clearance of fitness to dive, signed by a doctor within the past 12 months
  • Proof of first aid/cardio-pulmonary resuscitation training within the last 24 months
  • at least 6 months since open water (or equivalent) certification
  • minimum age 18

You may upgrade later to PADI OWSI by completing the last six days of an IDC, followed by the IE (two days). If you are already an AI we strongly recommend that you attend the whole IDC with us (with no additional charge for the first four days).

Upgrade from Assistant Instructor to PADI OWSI, 6 days (+2 days IE) € 620.00



Price does not include equipment rental.

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Max. Depth:
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€ 570.00
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Max. Depth:
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PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy
€ 140.00 per course
Duration: 1 day
Max. Depth:
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PADI Emergency First Response
€ 340.00
Duration: 2 days
Max. Depth:
As an EFR Instructor, you will teach first aid/cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) qualification to PADI Rescue Diver and other students. You must become a PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) Instructor before applying for your PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification. Our EFR Instructor course is scheduled conveniently before the IDC, to allow you to meet this requirement as soon as you pass the IE.
PADI IDC Staff Instructor
€ 570.00
Duration: 11 days
Max. Depth:
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Instructor Development Course
€ 1050.00
Duration: 10 days (+ 2 days IE)
Max. Depth:
We ensure that the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) at Camel Dive Club in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt gives you more than just an instructor certification. We focus on helping you to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence you will use daily in your career as an instructor.
Camel Dive Club and Hotel in Sharm El Sheikh

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