Become a PADI Professional, with Dive In Limassol

Find out how to become a PADI Professional, Dive Master or Instructor. Dive In Limassol has trained over 1,530 Instructors in the past 27 years! Contact us today to arrange to Go Pro with Dive In!

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PADI GO PRO Course Route


Below are Dive In's Scheduled dates for 2021

IDC Course Prep Program/Staff Inst.Course/PADI IDC/EFR Instructor and Instructor Specialities

April 8th - 23rd

June 10th - 25th

July 15th - 30th

September 2nd - 17th

November 11th - 26th

PADI Instructor Exams

April 24th - 25th Paphos

June 26th - 27th Limassol

July 31st - August 1st Paphos

September 18th - 19th Limassol

November 27th - 28th Limassol

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PADI Instructor Development

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Go Pro - Become a PADI Professional with Dive In Limassol

A Fun & Rewarding Career, Travel The World & Teach Others To Dive, Share Your Passion!

Dive In has been training PADI Professionals since it started 27 Years ago! In this time we have trained over 1,530 PADI Professionals who are now working all over the World teaching the World to dive. At Dive In we are also proud to have Jurg Dalher as our Course Director, he has an outstanding reputation in the Diving Industry and with PADI due to his dedication and professionalism in teaching Diving and IDC'S.

By completing your IDC and IE with us we package this up with Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Preparation. This will give you 5 Specialty Instructor ratings, so as an Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) with 25 student Certifications you can apply to be an MSDT. Plus of course EFR Instructor.

We are so confident of our abilities, that we offer a Guaranteed Pass on the Instructor Exam, (IE) once you have completed our Instructor Development Course (IDC)
In addition to this we offer FREE Instructor training Specialties FOR LIFE!

PADI Divemaster Teaching

Dive Master

Dive Master is the first level in the PADI Professional System. You will perfect your leadership skills whilst expanding your diver knowledge, and increasing your confidence. The Dive Master Internship is made up of water skills, stamina exercises, along with training exercises to stretch your organisational skills, learning to mentor and motivate divers and enhance your ability in problem solving. Plus learning a lot more about dive theory.

Once qualified as a Dive Master you will be able to assist a PADI Instructor with student divers, you will also be able to lead dives for already qualified divers, and become a DSD Leader.


You must be 18 years old, be PADI Advanced Open Water along with PADI Rescue Diver, be up to date with Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care, have at least 40 dives reaching 60 dives to get your certification. You must also be fit to dive, and submit a medical statement. (Download Medical Statement Here)

Assistant Instructor

The PADI Assistant Instructor is the first part of the PADI Instructor Development Course. On this course you will build on developing your teaching skill with hands on experience in teaching student divers, whilst learning about the PADI system of diver education. There are three modules in the program, module 1 is the academic part covering PADI Discover Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Programs, teaching Project Aware, peak performance buoyancy and teaching in confined water. You will also undertake knowledge development presentations, and conduct Open Water Training Presentations. Module 2 of the course is all about independent study to develop knowledge. Module 3 is the practical side combining Confined Water and Open Water Teaching Presentations, the Standards Exam and a Dive Rescue Skills Assessment.


You must already be of Dive Master level, 18 years of age, have 60 logged dives including Night, Deep and Navigation. You must also be a qualified certified diver for at least 6 months, have CPR and first aid training within the last 24 months. Be fit, healthy and submit a medical statement. (Download Medical Statement Here)

Instructor Development Course (IDC)

On the IDC you will be taught the entire PADI System of diver education and so further develop your abilities as a professional dive educator. You will complete two confined open water teaching presentations, two knowledge development presentations along with one open water teaching presentation integrating two skills. PADI Instructor ExamThere will also be 14 curriculum presentations which you must attend, these will consist of a dive industry overview, general diving standards & procedures, legal responsibility and risk management, along with presentation on some diving courses.

On the course you will need to demonstrate competency in Dive theory by passing a five part theory exam with a score of 75% or more, plus a PADI Standards exam You will need to perform 24 dive skills as part of the Skill Evaluation, and perform a facedown nonstop swim for 800 metre/yards using a mask, snorkel and fins.

On completion of your 100th dive you will then be able to apply to PADI for your OWSI rating.

Dive In IDC • EFR • MSDT Prep

17 day guaranteed pass IDC includes:

•IDC preparation • Instructor Development Course • Emergency First Response Instructor • Master Scuba Diver Trainer (with a minimum of five specialties)

Plus FREE Instructor Specialties for life!

We are very pleased to be able to hold our prices for the IDC to €1,499 for the 17 day IDC and IE programme, excluding PADI fees, materials and accommodation.


See left side menu for Dive In's 2021 IDC and IE Schedule, and contact us with any questions that you may have or to find out more detailed information.