Friday, 17 January 2014

PADI IDC Gili Trawangan | the University of Professional Diving | Trawangan Dive

Trawangan Dive is not just a dive school, but could be considered more of a dive university. With the introduction of the PADI IDC Gili Trawangan Career Development Courses; Trawangan Dive provides the best possible start for PADI Divemasters and PADI Instructors.

As a PADI Career Development Center we have developed a range of IDC Career Programs aimed at enhancing the career opportunities of our PADI IDC candidates.

The PADI IDC Gili Trawangan Course prepares candidates to become PADI Instructors and teach the standard range of PADI programs. The PADI IDC course prepares candidates fully for life as a PADI professional and trains Instructors to level over and above that generally expected within industry, allowing new instructors to go into industry and confidently begin their career in teaching.

The Internship program where new instructors can shadow our extremely experienced instructor team leaning various methods and techniques involved in teaching the programs and picking up PADI certifications along the way.

The Komodo Livaboard Career option allows new instructors to complete their  Instructor Course at our PADI CDC Center in Gili Trawangan and then travel to Labuan Bajo where they will join our exclusive Livaboard and shadow the cruise director. During the program they will receive hands on experience of running a successful Livaboard operation, shadowing the cruise director learning all aspect of running the trip.

The Technical Diving program allows candidates to explore the world of technical diving whilst they still have the time to take courses, before working as a PADI Instructor. Once working Instructors may find the time to take dives, but taking a technical diving course requires time and therefor it’s a good time and place to do it.

The Specialties program allow instructors to gain more training in certain specialty areas of diving allowing to teach a wider range of programs and teach the courses of specific interest to them and of course earn more money as an Instructor.

A videography internship allows instructor to learn the process of developing and editing a full length underwater video. This gives instructors the opportunities to increase their skill set and make them more employable within industry.

There is a whole range of possibilities with the PADI IDCGili Trawangan allowing instructor to really develop their career in recreational diving and give them every chance possible to create a rewarding career. You can find also follow previous candidates on the PADI IDC Indonesia Facebook page or simply checking out our PADI IDC Gili Islands video.

Sunday, 12 January 2014

PADI IDC Indonesia | Continuing Education Programs for Instructors | Trawangan Dive

Once the PADI IDC Indonesia has finished there are a variety of options for PADI Instructors to continue their Education. Here at the Gili IDC Indonesia we run programs for the whole range of PADI Instructor Continuing Education Programs.

As well as conducting Specialty courses and the MSDT Preparation Course, we also provide staff instructor training and run the Master Instructor (Course Director Prep) Program. The most common question asked is “what do I need for each level?” The Gili IDC Indonesia is more than happy to help Instructors achieve the desired level of training through the PADI IDC Gili Trawangan Continuing Education Programs.

PADI Specialty Instructor Course

Specialty instructor courses provide valuable teaching tips for meeting the requirements of the course.
You can choose from any of the 27 standard specialty courses that PADI offers along with distinctive specialty courses your Course Director may offer.

There are three ways in which to gain your PADI Specialty Instructor certification.

1.       To write your own distinctive specialty

2.       Apply to PADI directly, having certified 25 or more divers, and having 20 experience dives in each particular specialty

3.       Take your specialty training with a PADI Course Director

Being a PADI Specialty Instructor allows you to teach a wider range of PADI programs and of course specialize in your own personal area of interest.

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Rating

Once an instructor has 5 specialties and have certified 25 students they can apply for the PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Rating (MSDT).

The Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating sets you apart from other dive instructors by showing your commitment to continuing your dive training and being prepared to help others continue their training as well.

PADI Staff Instructor

As a PADI Staff Instructor, you will be helping to develop the next generation of PADI Instructors while gaining an in-depth knowledge about instructor training. IDC Staff Instructors are an extremely important part of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC).

Many of dive center or resort management positions require this level of Instructor experience and training, making this an important step if you are considering a career in Dive Center management or you want to open a dive shop or resort.

PADI Master Instructor

To gain the PADI Master Instructor Rating you must be a renewed PADI Staff Instructor and Emergency First Response Instructor and have held your PADI Open Water Instructor Certification for at least two years.

You are required to have certified at least 150 PADI Divers; 50 of which need to be from the Adventure Diver Program or above, 15 specialty certifications, 5 recue divers, 5 PADI Divemasters and 5 PADI Assistant Instructors.

Within the required 150 certifications there must be no more than 75 certifications from the Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) Program, no more than 50 certifications from IDC Staffing, no more than 25 certifications from non-diving specialties and no more than 10 certifications from PADI/Master Seal Team registrations.

The PADI Master Instructor Rating requires you to have trained at least 10 students through the
Emergency First Response program and have attended at least three PADI seminars and to have no quality assurance violations within the previous 6 months.

The PADI IDC GiliTrawangan Course can help candidates to achieve their desired rating through our continuing education program.  Or check out the PADI IDC Indonesia Facebook Page to see our courses in action.To see our PADI IDC in actually taking place , check out the IDC Indonesia video!