Instructor Development Update -2019 PADI Asia Pacific

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Calling all PADI Course Directors and IDC Staff Instructors, join us for the 2019 Instructor Development Update. This update is mandatory for all PADI Course Directors intending to teach the revised Instructor Development Course (IDC). It covers the new IDC standards and curriculum including a review of the new IDC eLearning program and other associated tools. This includes the PADI Course Director Manual, evaluation tools and lesson guides, various workshops that are now part of the IDC and comprehensive evaluation training on the new criteria for Knowledge Development and Confined and Open Water.

The Instructor Development Update will include refreshments and lunch with the exceptions of Hong Kong and Seoul.  Hong Kong and Seoul will start mid to late in the afternoon and run through into the evening with refreshments and dinner.

Topics include:

  • Overview of the Revised IDC and New Materials
  • Standards and Curriculum Overview
  • Using Your Digital Material
  • Evaluation Training – Knowledge Development
  • Evaluation Training – Confined and Open Water

Registration will be available online soon. In the meantime we suggest you select your preferred venue from the options below and secure the date in your calendar.

Instructor Development Update schedule:

Date Location Time Venue
14 Sep Bali, Indonesia 9:00 –
Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar
16 Sep Cairns, Australia 9:00 –
Holiday Inn Esplanade
18 Sep Sydney, Australia 9:00 –
Stamford Airport Hotel
25 Sep Auckland, New Zealand 9:00 –
Novotel Auckland Airport
1 Oct Koh Tao, Thailand 9:00 –
Regal Resort
3 Oct Phuket, Thailand 9:00 –
Alpina Phuket Nalina Resort
5 Oct Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 9:00 –
Holiday Inn Glenmarie
10 Oct Manila, Philippines 9:00 – 16:00 Belmont Hotel
12 Oct Cebu, Philippines 9:00 –
Pacific Cebu Resort
15 Oct Hong Kong 15:00 – 22:00 Cityview Hotel
17 Oct Shanghai, China 9:00 –
Intercontinental National Conference Centre
19 Oct Taipei, Taiwan 9:00 –
The Howard Hotel
4 NovJeju, South Korea 9:00 –
Bareve Hotel Jeju
5 Nov Seoul, South Korea 15:00 – 22:00 Olympic Parktel

Frequent Trainer Programme discounts apply to the CD Update programme fee. A comprehensive materials package is available for purchase at a very favourable price. The package includes materials required for conducting the PADI Instructor level courses and the new digital IDC Crewpak with IDC eLearning.

For more information contact PADI Asia Pacific Instructor Development at or any member of the PADI Asia Pacific Instructor Development department team.

We look forward to seeing you there!

PADI Instructor Examinations for April 2019

3-Apr-19 | Mabul, Malaysia

4-Apr-19 | Khao Lak, Thailand

6-Apr-19 | Bali, Indonesia

6-Apr-19 | Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

8-Apr-19 | Moalboal, Philippines

8-Apr-19 | Lembongan, Indonesia

9-Apr-19 | Gold Coast, Australia

9-Apr-19 | Gili Islands, Indonesia

11-Apr-19 | Malapascua, Philippines

12-Apr-19 | Amed, Indonesia

13-Apr-19 | Sanya, China

13-Apr-19 | Bohol, Philippines

13-Apr-19 | Semporna, Malaysia

14-Apr-19 | Dumaguete, Philippines

20-Apr-19 | Phuket, Thailand

20-Apr-19 | Shenzhen, China

23-Apr-19 | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

23-Apr-19 | Koh Tao, Thailand

26-Apr-19 | Koh Lanta, Thailand

27-Apr-19 | Jeju Island, South Korea

27-Apr-19 | Jakarta, Indonesia

PADI Instructor Examinations for March 2019

1-Mar-19 | Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

2-Mar-19 | Bali, Indonesia

2-Mar-19 | Nadi, Fiji

5-Mar-19 | Gili Islands, Indonesia

8-Mar-19 | Dumaguete, Philippines

8-Mar-19 | Kenting, Taiwan

10-Mar-19 | Koh Chang, Thailand

10-Mar-19 | Bangkok, Thailand

13-Mar-19 | Pattaya, Thailand

14-Mar-19 | El Nido, Philippines

15-Mar-19 | Goa, India

16-Mar-19 | Phuket, Thailand

16-Mar-19 | Lembongan, Indonesia

19-Mar-19 | Koh Tao, Thailand

20-Mar-19 | Manado, Indonesia

20-Mar-19 | Subic Bay, Philippines

20-Mar-19 | Cebu, Philippines

23-Mar-19 | Boracay, Philippines

23-Mar-19 | Phu Quoc, Vietnam

26-Mar-19 | Puerto Galera, Philippines

27-Mar-19 | Nha Trang, Vietnam

29-Mar-19 | Santander, Philippines

30-Mar-19 | Sydney, Australia

30-Mar-19 | Tioman Island, Malaysia

30-Mar-19 | Koh Lipe, Thailand

30-Mar-19 | Melbourne, Australia