Scuba Shack is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre situated on Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand. Ever thought about becoming a PADI pro? We teach all PADI professional courses from the pro-entry level Divemaster course up to the IDC Staff Instructor course. Become a PADI pro now at Scuba Shack, Koh Tao.
We also have a policy of employing Divemasters and Instructors who have trained with us whenever possible as they will know our methods and how we operate as a dive center. Fancy working as a diver in Thailand? If you feel you are in need of a career change, check out the full list of PADI pro courses below or Contact Us for more information. To start any PADI Professional course you will need a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
The PADI Divemaster course is the first step to becoming a PADI Pro. Working closely along side our PADI Instructors you’ll have loads of fun during unlimited dives gaining the knowledge, skills and experience to become a great Divemaster. You can even start studying for your Divemaster training now with PADI eLearning. Become a PADI Divemaster and be a role model to other divers everywhere.
PADI Assistant Instructor Course
The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is made up of two parts – the Assistant Instructor (AI) Course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Completing just the AI course will get you the PADI Assistant Instructor qualification.
The PADI Assistant Instructor (AI) course builds upon your Divemaster training. Taking only 6 days, the course includes academic training, independent study and practical application.
PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC)
Become an Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) on the beautiful island of Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand! The IDC takes 13 days and is followed by a 2 day Instructor Examination (IE). Once certified you’ll be able to teach all PADI core courses. You’ll learn how to conduct skill sessions and conduct open water dives and you’ll prepare for exams on dive theory and PADI standards and procedures. Read More…
Start learning now by registering for IDC online. PADI’s eLearning option allows you to study at your own pace and save classroom time during your IDC. More time to enjoy Thailand! Start now…
PADI Specialty Instructor / Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Continue your education and share what interests you. Teaching Specialty courses is fun and rewarding and allows you to convey your interests in specialized diving activities to your students. Take Specialty Instructor courses with our Course Director and work your way towards Master Scuba Diver Trainer. Once you have 5 specialties and have certified 25 people you can apply to PADI for the Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating. Read More…
PADI IDC Staff Instructor
Become a part of the instructor development process. As a PADI IDC Staff Instructor you’ll be able to assist with Instructor training and share your knowledge and experience with new PADI Instructors. You will also be qualified to teach the Assistant Instructor course independently, thereby enhancing your employment prospects. The course consists of a 2 day pre-assessment, followed by auditing an entire IDC. Read More…
If you are ready to start your professional diving career, Contact Us now to live the dream on a beautiful tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand with Scuba Shack, Koh Tao.