Turning your sport into a profession can be incredibly rewarding. To be able to
give others their first experience of breathing underwater is a real job satisfaction!
Since 1996, Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College has been creating the best instructors in the business.
Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College is the highest rated PADI dive center in Spain – it is the only PADI 5* Career Development Center (CDC), 5* IDC Center and the first ever National Geographic and PADI TecRec dive center in Spain.
Furthermore PADI Europe is doing the Instructor Examinations (I.E.) here.
Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College is dedicated to diver training, career programs and instructor training, setting very high standards in customer service. Divers and instructor candidates can be sure that their training will be done at PADI`s highest 5* CDC standards and National Geographic`s strict environmental rules. Divers are taught from beginner level to instructor level and beyond.
All our staff are well trained and multi-lingual. Instructional courses at all levels are done in English, German, Spanish and French.
Instructor Development Courses & Instructor Examination (IDC & IE) take place in April/ May and November of each year at Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College's premises.
Divers and instructors from other training organizations like CMAS, SSI etc. who want to do a cross over to PADI, are welcome. Our training director Peter Deth (PADI MI, CMAS Course Director and SSI Instructor) is happy to give you advice.
What you should know
Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program.
PADI is the world's largest diver training organization and offers the best Instructor training programs available. The heart of the PADI instructor training is the Instructor Development Course (IDC).
Depending on number of participants, the IDC takes place either in the dive center or in the „IDC Villa“. The villa is situated in a quiet residential area close to the dive center and provides quietness and a perfect studying atmosphere.
For details of our professional level course schedule.
The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the core of PADI Instructor training. The IDC introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator. Instructor Development programs run at Happy Divers Marbella consists of the following parts ....
CPR and first aid are important skills that in high demand. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you can teach these skills to anyone.
Dive more, have more fun and teach about your favorite subjects. Specialty instructor courses provide valuable teaching tips for meeting the requirements of the course.
Increase your knowledge and marketability as a PADI Professional. Business seminars explain the different marketing aspects in the diving industry. You will learn how to market successfully the courses as an instructor to your students.
As an Instructor Development Course (IDC) Staff Instructor, you help bring up the next generation of PADI Instructors while gaining in-depth instructor-trainer knowledge.
Does the beach in sunny Spain look more appealing than the inside of your office? Happy Divers Marbella PADI 5* CDC can give you the opportunity to make the beach your office for a training period, or if you wish for a lifetime....
Teach others how to explore the mysteries of the deep.
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